Want to know about Virtual Reality related facts in detail? This is the article for you. Virtual Reality Technology creates an artificial environment with the help of software and present it to the audiences such a way that make them believe it as the real environment.
3D images are the simplest type of virtual reality. Even telephone can also called be as the Virtual Reality technology as it makes you feel that you and the other person on the other side are together. There is no end to know about Virtual Reality and here are some interesting facts about which many of us are actually not aware.
Facts About Virtual Reality
With so many PCs released on the market, it is sad that only 1% PCs are compatible to support high end VR systems even though Samsung and other companies are coming with the mobile version VR system. But according to NVIDIA, computer should be 7 times powerful than they are now to support high end VR systems.
Though Virtual Reality technology is much suitable for gaming but most of the internet users responded saying they are interested in enjoying the VR movies most. A study revealed that 39% of Internet users are lean towards watching VR movies while 38% users enjoy it most as the gaming platform.
A research has also revealed that it’s not just the youngsters who are interested to know about Virtual Reality or want to use VR tech rather aged people shown same interest in that. According to a survey, while 79% young people (10-17 years) are interested to make use of this high end technology, the percentage is 64% for aged people (51-69 years).
The market for VR is seeing a huge growth years over years. The total revenue from VR hardware, software sales were $90 million in 2014 and this number will likely reach to $5.8 billion by 2018. Also there will be around 171 million active users of virtual reality technology by that time.
Another study by Touchstone revealed that most of Americans are not willing to spend huge amount of money to own a virtual reality headset. Only 60% US who are actively seen to use Internet said that their budget is $400 or less for VR system while most have claimed that they can spend between $200 to $400.
VR can also be called as a social platform as companies are making it social for their own purpose. For example, Oculus has introduced a social app that allows four users to watch the same videos jointly in a virtual room.