Science fiction writer Stanley G. Weinbaum wrote a story on Pygmalion’s Spectacles contains the idea of a pair of goggles that let the wearer experience a fictional world through holographics, smell, taste and touch, then Morton Heilig invented the Telesphere Mask (patented 1960) which was called the first VR Head Mounted Display, Virtual reality the name was born 1987.
What is Virtual Reality (VR)?
Naturally comes from the definitions for both ‘virtual’ and ‘reality’. The definition of ‘virtual’ is near and reality is what we experience as human beings. So the term ‘virtual reality’ basically means ‘near-reality’. Technical VR is the term used to describe a three-dimensional, computer generated environment which can be explored and interacted with by a person. That person becomes part of this virtual world or is immersed within this environment and whilst there, is able to manipulate objects or perform a series of actions.
With VR apps you can see the world at any given time and it gives you the real feel of the place you want to be without even being at the place now that’s technology. In business, Organisations already began to use VR in a number of ways to reduce cost like doing interviews, meetings. Gamers have much received VR quiet well this year, Its worthy investing in such technologies since technology is moving very fast and things are changing