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Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in 2020

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in 2020

Virtual Reality, augmented reality, AR vs VR, mixed reality


What is Virtual Reality?

Virtual Reality is a computer system. An imaginary world is created with its help. In this, the user feels like being in the current situation, just like he is in that world. Virtual reality is used in applications related to 3D environments, visual multimedia, etc. Virtual reality feels like being in a computer-generated world.

What is Augmented Reality?

Augmented Reality is another form of Virtual Reality. In this technology, a computer-generated environment is created to match the environment around you, i.e. a virtual scene is created by connecting another virtual world with the world around you, which is real to see. You cannot tell the difference between the real world and the virtual world. Augmented reality is being used extensively for Digital Education.

Applications of Virtual Reality:


There are a variety of applications for virtual reality including:

  • Immersive movies
  • Gaming
  • Sports
  • Architecture
  • Treatment
  • Entertainment
  • Art

Advantages of Virtual Reality:


The major advantages of virtual reality:

  • Better movie experience: Now you can watch movies in such a way that you are inside it and feel like you're part of the movie.
  • Immersive training: Pilot and doctors training are some examples of this. As these fields contain risky situations, Virtual Reality becomes straightforward to use.
  • Better interactive learning: Virtual Reality is taking interactive learning to the next level, making things even easier to understand. You will be able to give an in-depth understanding of the student's mind that how things work rather than reading them will be easily understood.
  • Computer-Aided Designing: Now you can experience the structure you want to build by using Virtual Reality. Virtual Reality technology is proving to be very useful for designers, architects, and engineers.
  • Better gaming experience: The use of virtual reality in the gaming arena allows players to perform actions like physically moving their bodies. Whether it is a wrestling game or a shooter game, Virtual Reality technology has made gaming more exciting and sensational than ever before.

Disadvantages of Virtual Reality:


  • Social and psychological effects: According to the world's leading doctors, virtual reality as an immersive technology can have long-term effects on the social and psychological conditions of individuals. In fact, they believe it can cause probable long-term trauma and adverse changes in behavior and perception.
  • The Accident: Virtual Reality has not yet entered the mainstream. But there have been many accidents which are related to this. The games like Pokemon Go has been one of the biggest virtual reality games released so far, and the accidents associated with it have been Confirmed.

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