The Slighter Known Uses of Virtual Reality

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It has been quite some time that virtual reality has reached the public’s ears and made them familiar with the amazing technology. Most of you would know the much obvious applications of computer-simulated reality such as its role in video games as well as combat training. However, there are a lot of lesser known uses of virtual reality that ought to be revealed in front of the public to create awareness as well as long-term ease.


Virtual reality is being used to help sportsmen improve certain aspects of their performance as well as figure out the weakest parts of their performance. The three-dimensional systems can let a sportsman or athlete analyze the technique that has a home to improvement. For example, virtual reality has enabled golfers to work on their swing, track cyclists who want to paddle up faster.

The application of this technology regarding sports is not bound to the performers only but also to the audience. Immersive multimedia has brought sports closer to the spectators, and it is an incredible experience for sports lovers. Sporting events are brought closer to the public via this technology and a lot of times they can also be made a part of the game. For example, an interactive football game that brings the match onto reality surface.


Yes, read it again. Virtual reality Although not known by many, can be used in museums for a virtual sight-seeing tour. The pseudo-sensory computed information can now allow this generation to look at historic places and monuments without having to travel far away.

The difficult part of replicating heritage sights are is its unending requirement of extreme accuracy. The virtual reality technology has enabled engineers and archeologists to replicate heritage sites keeping their physical intricacies and details intact.

A walk-through “Dudley Castle”? was made in British Museum via virtual technology when the castle formerly existed dating back to 1550. The public can now be a visitor of sights that were earlier impossible to look upon. A 3D reconstruction of archeological elements, old towns, caves can help you see what was hard to picture before because of their poor state.


Virtual reality plays a vital role in exposure therapies. Many people are a victim of various kinds of phobias all around the world. The appropriate way of phobias is to expose the patient to the thing or substance that he or she has a phobia of, but with the right amount of psychological guidance.

Virtual reality has made it easier than ever before. The phobia treatments can now just be dealt by virtual head mounts rather than making them exposed to the things in real life.