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Virtual Reality: A curse or a boon?



When you think about virtual reality, what images spring to mind? Why shouldn’t people be able to teleport wherever they want?


In VR, you are immersed in a virtual world that may resemble or be diametrically opposed to what you are experiencing in the real world. It can be used for a variety of purposes, including amusement, instruction, and business. Through the use of interactive devices that send and receive information and can be worn as goggles, headsets, gloves, or bodysuits, it places the user in a computer-generated environment. Moves made by the user are picked up by the screen's motion sensors and reflected on the experience of telepresence.


Training for real-world tasks, which may be done at a lower cost and with higher safety, has always been an important field for the use of virtual reality systems.

Trainees in the medical field can identify and correct mistakes in real-time using virtual reality surgical scenarios supervised by specialists. Virtual reality military simulators have been shown to minimize the amount of ammunition used during training periods in the military.


Immersive, interactive training simulations have become a common type of entertainment because of the development of first-person shooters, squad-based tactical games, and real-time strategy games.


Virtual reality has various health and safety issues. While using a virtual reality headset, people may become disoriented and suffer injuries as a result of tripping or colliding with nearby real-world items. Because individuals blink less when looking at displays, their eyes can become drier, which is a common side effect of VR headsets and other screen-based devices.


When a person has symptoms comparable to motion sickness as a result of being exposed to a virtual world, they are said to be suffering from virtual reality sickness. Many people have a wide range of symptoms from a general sense of discomfort to stomach awareness to nausea and vomiting to pallor, sweating to weariness and drowsiness.


We need to keep in mind that even though it's exciting, there are a number of repercussions to consider.


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An Article for JarWiz


By Niharika Arora

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