My predictions for virtual reality in 2021

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But hey, let me play this game anyway, so here you are my predictions for virtual reality in 2021 based on the trends and the anticipations that we had at the end of 2020! Also, the awareness has grown , because every gamer knew about Alyx, and so about virtual reality.

My predictions for virtual reality in 2020

The Ghost Howls

So, here you are how I envision this 2020 in virtual reality! (I’ll PlayStation VR selling more than 5 million units until now has proven that console players like virtual reality. Too many people still don’t understand the potential of virtual reality.

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Virtual Reality in Healthcare

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Virtual reality, or VR, is shaping up to be the next big technology to revolutionize the healthcare industry. From training new doctors to innovative ways of diagnosing and helping patients, virtual reality brings some major new methods for interactions in healthcare.

How I got started with virtual reality (and you can, too)

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If I had to choose the most common question I’ve received in these 4 years on the blog, social media, and Quora, I would surely pick “How do I get started with virtual reality?” How I got started with virtual reality. Virtual events.

Are Virtual Reality Concerts the Future of Live Music?

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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, countries that have yet to ease restrictions have been turning to virtual reality concerts to get their fix of live music. Is the Music Industry Ready to Take the Leap Into Virtual Reality? Miss live music?

Virtual Reality Is Helping Healthcare Workers Cope With Stress

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Virtual reality usage has been on the rise throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Stress Management in Virtual Reality . By integrating mindfulness practices into a personalized virtual space, it enables healthcare workers to develop stress resilience and coping skills.

Can Virtual Reality Help With Depression?

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Since the late ’90s, mental health professionals have been using virtual reality to treat post-traumatic stress disorders. The Rise of Virtual Reality Treatments. However, virtual reality programs aren’t designed as standalone treatments.

How Is Virtual Reality Changing Animation?

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Virtual reality technology helps address this. With the development of extended reality technologies, animators saw the potential of using virtual reality to create more realistic and intuitive animations. Virtual Reality Enhances Spatial Understanding.

How Virtual Reality Aids People With Low Vision

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For millions of people around the world who have low vision, virtual reality offers a myriad of possibilities for entertainment and socialization. The Accessibility Problem of Virtual Reality. Virtual Reality as a Sight Aid for Severe Vision Loss.

Is Virtual Reality the Future of Documentary Films?

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Is virtual reality a tool for social change? Why Virtual Reality? See Also: Virtual Reality Documentary Tells the Story of the Band That Changed History in Eastern Europe. How Virtual Reality Documentaries Are Highlighting Social Issues.

Online Meme Becomes (Virtual) Reality With ‘Banana For Scale’ Game

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Now, 15 years later, the joke has been taken so far that it now exists as its own fully-fledged VR game where you use virtual bananas to measure virtual objects… for scale?

Christmas Shopping in Virtual Reality

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Instead of braving heavy traffic and long lines, shoppers can buy gifts from the comfort of their home in virtual reality. What Is Virtual Reality Shopping? Virtual reality takes online shopping to a whole new level. The virtual shop is merely for browsing.

Yaw2 Ushers in the Next Generation of Virtual Reality Gaming

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Yaw VR is taking virtual reality gaming to a whole new level with its next-generation motion simulator—Yaw2. Next-Generation Virtual Reality Gaming. Yaw2 gives gamers realistic virtual reality experiences without sacrificing comfort.

Can Virtual Reality Help You Sleep Better at Night?

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The rise of virtual reality has led to a wide array of surprisingly useful technologies that extend beyond the world of gaming. Can Virtual Reality Improve Sleep? Virtual Reality as a Sleeping Aid. It is essentially a virtual lullaby machine.

The Benefits of Virtual Reality in Banking

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What comes to mind when you think of virtual reality ? The immersive nature of virtual reality makes the often dull world of finance more compelling for people. See Also: Applications of Augmented and Virtual Reality in the Financial Industry.

How Virtual Reality Enhances Supermarket Shopping

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Grocery shopping might forever change because of virtual reality. Virtual supermarkets make shopping fun and exciting. Here, we’ll find out how virtual reality enhances the shopping experience. Virtual Reality in Supermarkets. Virtual Supermarkets.

Traveling in Virtual Reality

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With RizortVR you can virtually check out your travel destinations before arriving at check-in. The Rizort VR app works on headsets such as the Oculus Go and Samsung Gear to allow potential guests to virtually explore hotels, resorts and experiences from anywhere in the world Click To Tweet. The Rizort VR app works on headsets such as the Oculus Go and Samsung Gear to allow potential guests to virtually explore hotels, resorts and experiences from anywhere in the world.

China shows its masterplan to lead Virtual Reality in 2025

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We all know that China is a country that is betting big on Virtual Reality. Some days ago, the Chinese government has released a document that states how China really wants to commit to VR , how wants the ecosystem to grow well and fast and how also wants to lead the world for what concerns virtual reality. It can also be an opportunity to get to know what each country should try obtaining in the next years for what concerns virtual reality.

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Stepping Up Communication and Collaboration With Virtual Reality Technology

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While we traditionally use keyboard strokes or voice commands to tap into massive data, virtual reality can make us understand information in refreshing ways. Virtual reality helps users appreciate data more in the following ways: Unlimited presentation options.

FIVARS February Edition Showcases Virtual Reality Storytelling

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The seventh annual Festival of International Virtual and Augmented Reality Storytelling (FIVARS) concluded its Winter session this Tuesday, March 9. The FIVARS and Virtual Reality Toronto. The FIVARS is hosted annually by Virtual Reality Toronto (VRTO).

Is 2020 Virtual Reality’s Breakout Year?

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After decades of speculation, anticipation, hype, and disappointment, is 2020 virtual reality ’s breakout year? Virtual reality has inspired such fervent interest and debate partly because the fundamental building blocks of the technology have existed since the late 60s.

How Virtual Reality Promotes Road Safety

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Airlines have been using virtual reality to train pilots for decades, way before the technology even became mainstream. Virtual reality is one of the newest solutions that authorities are exploring for promoting safe driving practices.

Virtual Reality Improving Mental Health

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From helping passengers chill out during long-haul flights to AI-powered virtual therapists , this is a very promising space indeed. For companies looking to get into Immersive technologies our VR Consultancy service offers comprehensive support in strategic deployment of Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality. The post Virtual Reality Improving Mental Health appeared first on Tech Trends.

Oculus Quest Review: consumer Virtual Reality v1 is here

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Configuring the Wi-fi is really easy using your smartphone and you don’t have to type the password with an annoying virtual keyboard. The companion app makes setting some features of the device a very short process : activating developer mode just requires few taps on it, and connecting to the Wi-Fi can be made easily with you typing the password on your smartphone and not on some cumbersome virtual keyboard. The reality is: both are right. reviews virtual reality

XTAL hands on: an interesting glimpse to Virtual Reality 2.0

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Apart from the splendid Cathedral and the tasty Trdelnik, Prague also features an interesting Virtual Reality startup: VRgineers. Having a tour inside VRgineers, that is a startup that is trying to develop almost all the main parts of its headset , made me understand how creating a Virtual Reality headset is incredibly difficult. The post XTAL hands on: an interesting glimpse to Virtual Reality 2.0

The MetaMovie review: Theater meets Virtual Reality in a fun adventure

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The concept is very interesting, because it mixes theater with virtual reality. Aegis Wolf from the Neos dev team spent various minutes helping me in solving the issue s (damn Oculus Virtual Audio Device) and in explaining me how to interact with Neos menus.

5 Ways Virtual Reality Technology Will Improve Business Meetings

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Enter virtual reality. It enables people to interact and collaborate virtually and offers a real-life experience. According to a study , the global virtual reality sector is predicted to grow to a $56.25 Why Is Virtual Reality Important For Business Meetings?

10 Virtual Reality Trends to Look Out for in 2021 and Beyond

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Virtual reality has been used successfully for business applications for a while now. We are already witnessing the formation of VR trends that will define 2021 and the future of virtual reality as a whole. Advertising With Virtual Reality (VR Goes Native).

Virtual Reality is reaching a mature state according to Gartner

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Some days ago, while browsing the Facebook group VIRTUAL REALITY, I found a post comparing the Gartner Hype Cycle 2017 and 2018. The results of the comparison were basically two: Augmented Reality has not moved in the graph; Virtual Reality has disappeared. Virtual Reality, instead, was going towards the right part of the graph in 2017 and this year it has disappeared. Virtual Reality has many applications in which it is already useful.

Understanding Layers of Oppression Through Virtual Reality

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Virtual reality has many fascinating applications. See Also: How XpertVR Is Changing the Face of Traditional Research With Virtual Reality. Virtual Reality as a Tool in Research. How Virtual Reality Promotes Critical Consciousness.

5 Bizarre Virtual Reality Headsets

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Whether it be the 90’s or even the 21st century, these virtual reality monstrosities are the definition of ridiculous. Virtual reality is all too familiar with this phenomenon. Here are a few of the strangest virtual reality head-mounted displays we could find. Once again, the following headsets are/were ACTUAL functioning pieces of technology that an ACTUAL person signed-off on: THE VIRTUAL IO I-GLASSES. VIRTUAL BOY.

3 Virtual Reality Films to Watch in Quarantine

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Virtual reality offers a welcome escape from isolation and loneliness during this global health crisis. Often, you can even interact with others within the virtual realm. Virtual Reality Films to Watch in Quarantine. Virtual Reality in Quarantine.

Social VR: Virtual Reality Headsets Eliminating the Distance Between Us

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More Personal Interaction With Virtual Reality Headsets. Aside from enabling real-time feedback and collaboration, virtual reality also creates a more realistic form of interaction. But virtual reality headsets make this possible.

Can Virtual Reality Be Used to Train Firefighters?

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Utah-based company eLearning Brothers has made a safer approach to training firefighters using virtual reality. Here, we’ll delve into the advantages of virtual reality in training firefighters. How Virtual Reality Enhances Fire Training.

Is Virtual Reality The Next Big Break For B2B?

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Virtual reality is one of those technologies that has been hyped for several years. Promotion of big-ticket items like office spaces, homes, and industrial equipment can now be executed using virtual reality by featuring them in a 3D environment. Virtual Stores.

How Virtual Reality Data Visualization Sets a New Standard for Big Data

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In 2016 I first started using virtual reality hardware , and I quickly had two thoughts: first, VR is going to be the most revolutionary technology of my lifetime; and second, VR can transform the process of data analysis and presentation. We live in an age of enormous data creation.

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Exploring Virtual Reality in Dubai

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The sheer drop is horrendously realistic, specially given the fact you’ve been looking at the real thing out the windows before entering that virtual environment. Overall it’s a really well designed experience made by British company Inition , which was also behind the vertigo-inducing experience where you can virtually slide down the Shard in London launched last year. The post Exploring Virtual Reality in Dubai appeared first on VRScout.