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Different Ways That People Are Using VR Tech

Written by TrevStone

VR, short for ‘virtual reality,’ is becoming extremely popular, recreationally and in business. While it has been around for a long time, over the last decade huge strides have been made in its development. Some VR applications are indistinguishable from real life, in terms of graphics and immersion. The VR industry will continue to develop, especially since there is huge interest in it at the moment. If you are also interested in virtual reality and want to learn more about it, then you’re in the right place.

Here are some different ways that people are using virtual reality technology:


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Porn

VR is well-liked by fans of pornography. One only needs to browse a list of the best VR porn sites of 2022 to get an idea of how popular they are. The sheer quantity of videos (and sites) says it all. VR offers an immersive experience, unlike any other form of pornography. In addition to using VR headsets, porn consumers are able to use sex toys (like fleshlights) to compliment their experience, making it feel a lot more real. If you are a regular pornography user, then you might want to check out VR porn; it’s very immersive.

Retail

VR is also used in the retail sector. During the pandemic’s early days when the lockdown had first been introduced, retail businesses went into panic mode (especially those in the fashion industry). Customers were unable to physically attend their stores and therefore weren’t able to try on and explore clothes. To combat this many retail stores introduced VR technology, which allowed them to give customers guided tours of their stores. It also allowed customers to try on and experiment with items of clothing from the comfort of their homes, which made the buying experience easier for them.

Tourism

You don’t have to rely on a travel agent’s poorly taken photographs anymore when you are deciding whether to go on vacation or not. With VR tech, you can actually visit the hotel or resort that you are interested in visiting, from home. This allows you to decide whether or not the place is for you or not. Additionally, students are able to go on field trips to cities and historical locations all over the world, from their classrooms. VR has completely transformed the educational sector (and the tourism sector). People can also visit international cities and sites using VR tech in order to determine where they want to go on vacation.

Real Estate

Real estate agents are able to use VR to conduct online property viewings. Online property viewings became the norm during the pandemic because people were physically unable to attend and view properties. The ability to view properties using VR technology made it much easier for them to commit to buying or renting properties that they had never physically visited. Photographs aren’t often enough to give you a feel of a property, you need to be able to walk around it. VR allows you to do that.

Architecture

Architects have also been utilizing VR technology. VR helps them to design and map outbuildings and projects. In addition to making the design process easier, VR also makes international collaboration possible. In the past, in order for architects to collaborate, they would have to download and use extremely expensive software. Now, they can do everything through VR. 3D rendering software is no longer necessary when you can create your own virtual reality world, with all of your projects rendered in 3D in it. VR tech is revolutionizing the architectural industry.

Interior Design

As you can probably imagine, VR is also making the lives of interior designers much easy. They don’t need to painstakingly explain their design choices to clients, they can just show them through VR. VR also makes it easier for clients to make their minds up. It can be difficult to understand a person’s vision when they are explaining it to you, especially if their vision is an adaptation of the place where you live. Even drawings and 3D renderings don’t do the trick quite as effectively as the ability to walk around in a virtual world, touching things and admiring them physically.


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Healthcare

Finally, doctors and healthcare professionals are also using VR technology. VR tech makes it possible for doctors to study and learn medicine, practice surgeries, and immerse themselves in a world where there are no consequences for mistakes. This ability to practice helps doctors and surgeons to become better at what they do, significantly reducing their chances of malpractice.

VR is changing the world in many ways, from real estate to healthcare. If you haven’t got a VR headset but want to try it out, you can likely pick one up second-hand or as part of a finance program. VR headsets can be expensive, so it is important that you know you do have options available to you if you can’t afford to buy one outright.

About the author

TrevStone

Trevor 'TrevStone' Uren founded Pro Sports Extra in 2011 at the age of 13. He's hosted a podcast since 14 years old and continues to grow each month! He's currently 23 years old and has interviewed hundreds of professional athletes, business owners, and others who are shining online! Uren has built Pro Sports Extra to over 5M monthly visitors.