Virtual Reality: A Game Changer

Virtual Reality: A Game Changer

The term virtual reality is much popular across the market these days. Virtual reality is the next big thing or is the big thing for every industry. Most people know virtual reality for gaming purposes, how people especially kids are crazy about gaming in a virtual world. It helps people be a part of a situation or time where a person cannot be. For example, you want to be a mountaineer, and you don’t have the time or skills to do it so therefore you have the virtual world with which you can be a part of only by wearing a pair of VR glasses. It will take you to the mountains and make you experience it.

Virtual reality in gaming:

People have come out from a two-dimensional to a five-dimensional over the years and may go on. Nowadays there are theatres for five-dimensional reality, for example; a roller coaster, you can get the experience in a theatre. The entire theatre is designed in such a way that you will feel that you are on a roller coaster from the seats to the glasses, it is an extraordinary experience. There are many other effects that you’ll get and not just a roller coaster. From the effect of water falling on you to be running and crashing into buildings, you will feel it all.

Virtual reality in health:

There is an advance in virtual reality companies in healthcare; it is very beneficial. An advance in autism therapy, 1% in the world has an autism spectrum disorder. Language and speech therapy can help and improve a person’s communication and social ability. And autism therapy needs an in-person involvement with the doctor. Virtual reality then comes into the picture, as parents can support their kids with simplified therapy at home. They use mobile virtual reality to instigate a social interaction with their kids by virtual characters in the scene. So instead of toys on the table, children can have a virtual giraffe in a safari park. The parents can set the virtual environment and choose the sensory complexity within it.

Many suffer from chronic pain and rely on painkillers for quick and easy relief; it has been said that too much use of painkillers may damage your health. Medical virtual reality has been proved to stop the brain from processing pain and reduce pain in hospitalized patients. It helps to distract the mind of the chronic patient and focus more on the virtual world that helps them elevate the pain and releases the stress.

 Low vision has affected many globally. There are mainly age-related, or an eye injury, disorder, etc. low vision cannot be corrected by glasses, medicines, etc. until now that virtual reality has taken over. Dr. Frank Weblin, a professor of neuroscience at the University of California, has worked a way of providing patients with a way to magnify desired objects in a visual scene without losing awareness of the overall environment. The patient can choose the magnification they wish. It also helps in speeding up recovery in people with brain injury.

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