Virtual Reality: What You Need to Know

Welcome to a Virtual Reality World

Virtual reality, otherwise known as VR, is something that seems right out of a science fiction movie. But this isn’t just any science fiction movie. In this movie, the person is transported into the action of what they are watching. The truth is modern technology has finally caught up to where science fiction was years ago. Virtual reality is growing with more and more VR devices and content being created every day. If you are just beginning to look into virtual reality, this is the place to start. We will go through the basics of what it is, how it works, and how you can experience it.

WHAT IS VIRTUAL REALITY?

Virtual reality is a technology that renders 3D stereoscopic imagery into a viewing headgear you wear to remove the outside world and immerse yourself into a new virtual world.

You can look around by moving your head.  You can walk around and see different places.  In more immersive experiences, you can interact with the virtual world using VR peripherals.

What you see in the headgear will seem like it is right in front of you.  This computer-generated environment simulates your physical presence in the virtual world and is often so life-like that people have had some pretty {adverse reactions to their first experience}.

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WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THIS VR GUIDE?

VR GUIDE PART ONE

How Virtual Reality Works

How exactly does virtual reality escape the world of fiction to become a viable technology of the modern world on the edge of massive adoption?

VR GUIDE PART TWO

How to Experience Virtual Reality

What exactly do you need in order to check out this new exciting and immersive technology?  The options are limited but they are now affordable.

VR GUIDE PART THREE

Virtual Reality Headset Options

The number of VR headgear options are limited and range in scope from price to comfort and content abilities, and require different hardware to play.

VR GUIDE PART FOUR

Virtual Reality Peripherals & Accessories

Virtual reality headsets alone do not always offer a fully immersive virtual reality experience. VR peripherals add a necessary richness to the experience.

VR GUIDE PART FIVE

Virtual Reality Applications

There are several ways that virtual reality will impact our future. Here we breakdown several ways, including military training, surgical preparation, business, construction, entertainment and art.

VR GUIDE PART SIX

Augmented Reality VS Virtual Reality

The race is on between augmented reality and virtual reality. Which one will be better for our world? Find out the differences and similarities between AR and VR.