An interesting article from TNW.
VR and AR aren’t future techs: they’re right now technology. They’ve quietly transformed workforce education. Companies like Walmart and Verizon conduct employee training in VR. The military uses VR to prepare warriors for the battlefield, pilots for flight, and operators for remote deployment. It’s also a fantastic educational platform. Universities such as MIT, UNC at Chapel Hill, and Arizona State all have virtual reality learning programs.
And there’s more to the immediate future of VR than just education and business applications. Virtual reality is a vessel for biometric feedback and psychographic analysis, a portal for emotional empathy response generation, and an entertainment platform that goes far beyond games.
Read the full article here