Whoever comes across the word ‘virtual reality’ always have their thoughts streamlined towards a direction: gaming. Initially, virtual reality is more than gaming, but a lot of unknown facts have been placed around the use of this keyword, which is far more than gaming. Interestingly, there are other ways in which virtual reality can be of use to everyday life and activities. The fact is that many people are still ignorant of the benefits that virtual reality affords its users. In this regard, seven unknown uses of virtual reality are discussed below.
1. Healthcare services
In time past, the emergence of the ultrasonic scan was seen as a breakthrough in medicine, allowing health practitioners to detect areas in the body that need immediate medical care. However, the emergence of virtual reality has made the scanning process more advanced and simplified for surgeons to navigate the anatomy of the body to locate places in which pain resides. Moreover, virtual reality has been known to be a cost-effective instrument in medicine which can help recuperating patients get back on their feet after undergoing surgery from the midsection to the feet, without hiring a physiotherapist.
2. Precaution in training
There are occupational hazards which you may encounter at your place of work. To guide new intakes into learning about the infinite dangers that are imminently waiting for carefree workers, virtual reality can help solve the problem of engaging workers in a safety course program.
3. Ancient reduplication of facts
Looking back to ancient history, many findings must have been made about the relics which are a piece of the activities that have occurred in the past. So, to get a lost image with pictorial facts, virtual reality can be used to improvise the kind of shape an ancient relic represents with or without its broken piece.
4. Data interpretation
The stock market is a complex environment which requires you to take an extensive study of its gains and losses. However, with the emergence of virtual reality, stock marketers, shareholders and agents alike can collectively understand and monitor the events in the stock market.
5. Analysis of Automobile designs
The emergence of virtual reality has allowed different stakeholders to have a contrary opinion about a vehicle, whenever its design has been published for all to see. The virtual model of an automobile will enable you to check for faulty areas, review technical parts and wait until the final version of a car appears in reality.
6. Recreating crime scene
The courtroom is a room that is full of controversies. In a plot to make the evidence clearer for the jury to decide the fate of a case, virtual reality can be used to recreate a crime scene to vindicate or convict a crime suspect who has been charged to court for some crimes.
Sometimes the real world can become so traumatic that you decide to have some moments alone. While you are in isolation, virtual reality can be used to create your world as you meditate, to elevate your mind. Virtual reality can serve as your therapy to motivate you into getting back to your better self.
On this note, you can see the multiple phases in which virtual reality can be of benefit to you. Apart from the fact that you can use virtual reality to get the real feeling of excitement out of your gaming experience, there are other ways in which virtual reality can be of benefit to you. Are you a student of history and you would like to re-enact periods of ancient time? Virtual reality can provide you with the digital platform in which you can examine past lives, and trace the reflection of such experiences in your current study of human race and genealogy. Moreover, you are not restricted to studying human genealogy, as there are other broaden aspect of history such as war artifacts which you can analyze critically with the aid of a virtual reality machine. With virtual reality, history classes can get more exciting.
Asif Razzaq is an AI Journalist and Cofounder of Marktechpost, LLC. He is a visionary, entrepreneur and engineer who aspires to use the power of Artificial Intelligence for good.
Asif's latest venture is the development of an Artificial Intelligence Media Platform (Marktechpost) that will revolutionize how people can find relevant news related to Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and Machine Learning.
Asif was featured by Onalytica in it’s ‘Who’s Who in AI? (Influential Voices & Brands)’ as one of the 'Influential Journalists in AI' (https://onalytica.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Whos-Who-In-AI.pdf). His interview was also featured by Onalytica (https://onalytica.com/blog/posts/interview-with-asif-razzaq/).