Virtual reality future marks the era of computerized system by bringing fantasy, fiction and gaming to life or real experiences. What does virtual reality mean? Virtual reality is a computer-generated technology that simulates three-dimensional environment which provides interactive and immersive experiences with the use of a special electronic equipment such as goggles, gloves and helmet fitted with sensors. Head-mounted goggles are popularly being used to let the user feel the sensory experience of a digital content such as the sight, hearing, touch and less commonly, smell. Sensory information is also provided through headphones or speakers, for complete audio effects and display screens for total visualization of digital content, giving the user complete virtual reality experience by cutting off outside stimuli.
Virtual reality brings promising results not only for the gaming world but now across various fields and specializations for future's eCommerce, such as engineering, architecture, archaeology, health and fitness, entertainment and education. Many retailers continue to invest and develop systems allowing their products and services to be seen in virtual reality, so as to give customers an idea of how a specific product fits their lifestyle, home and other aspects of living. Consumers can use the digital photos and converting it to virtual products, such as a home decor that can be virtually seen in a corner of a room or to wear clothes without actually wearing it.
Thus, giving customers a better idea how a product would look like in the actual setting, increasing the buying power of consumers compared to traditional catalogue.
Certain companies use virtual reality in targeting fitness by the use of video games specification concepts in distracting users from a tedious exercise, making fitness regimen fun and more exciting. For concerts, organizers are collaborating with IT experts to install light and visualization with the help of virtual reality technology, with the use of movement sensors that react to the band members' voices, movements and instruments. In the field of architecture, different clients in the real estate industry can be toured to proposed buildings' virtual models. Urban planning as well as transportation planning is not made easier through virtual reality through digital terrain and contour mapping, without the tedious task of actual surveying.
Virtual reality applications tremendously help people with varying needs in this world of modern technology. It encompasses and captures various lifestyle wants and needs, with the help of computerized systems, software and hardware. Virtual reality marks the advent of modernization and continuous business' success and growth.