What is Virtual Reality?

What is Virtual Reality?

Jitha Sanal
Sep 14, 2022 7:49:08 AM


What is virtual reality ? Virtual reality really makes it possible to experience anything, anywhere, anytime.  It means experiencing objects or things through our computers that actually don't really exist. With so many cameras and devices, it can be easy to feel left behind, and virtual reality is already becoming a very in-demand.

Virtual Reality is the most powerful term, even very famous companies such as (Google, Facebook) are currently using virtual reality and spending billions of dollars in virtual reality.

Instead of seeing a screen in front of them, users are interested and able to interact with 3D worlds. In this Blog is explained in the best way what is virtual reality technology and how does it work!

Some Very Common Types of Virtual Reality -

1- Fully-Immersive

2- Non-Immersive

3- Semi-Immersive

Key Elements of Virtual Reality -

1- Sensory Feedback

2- Virtual World

3- Immersion

4- Interactivity

How does virtual reality work?

There are a number of systems and hardware that will permit users to experience Virtual Worlds. These include headsets, headphones, specialized gloves and omnidirectional treadmills for running and jumping, thus allowing the wearer to explore the environment and to experience touch in a virtual world.

Our minds and our senses have evolved enough to actually work together in order to provide you detailed feedback of your immediate surroundings. Creating pleasant and effective Virtual Reality experiences can be so difficult. Moreover, for the virtual worlds to be convincing enough in order to fool your senses, the developers have to take into account your field of vision - that includes your external vision.

Why do we need Virtual Reality?

Virtual Reality will be used everywhere its such a technology that can be useful in many fields - not only in gaming, which was the first assignation, but also in

  • Education
  • Business
  • Science
  • Construction
  • Medicine
  • Fashion
  • Healthcare
  • Programming
  • Engineering
  • Media
  • Film

Virtual reality can also be defined as a credible, interactive 3D computer-created world for you to travel and to get the feeling that you are actually there, both physically and mentally.

Virtual Reality is essential:

  • Believable

You have to believe that you are already there, in the Virtual Reality  world

  • Interactive

When you move, the Virtual Reality world must go with you

  • Computer-generated

Only powerful machines are fast enough to make interactive, alternative and believable worlds

  • Explorable

A Virtual Reality world has to be big enough and detailed for you to explore

  • Immersive

To be both interactive and believable, Virtual Reality needs to engage both your mind and your body


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