What is virtual reality?
Virtual reality (VR) is a computer technology used to create a simulated environment. Unlike traditional user interfaces, VR places the user inside an experience. Instead of viewing a screen in front of them, users are immersed and able to interact with 3D worlds using controllers and motion capture.
Who leads the VR market?
The major players in the VR market are Oculus, HTC, and Sony. Each is trying to introduce a new, more advanced technologies. So far, Oculus is in the lead with its Oculus Quest. It’s the first VR device capable of motion tracking with just a camera, rather than actual trackers and controllers.
What’s the difference between virtual, augmented, and mixed reality?
A lot of people mix up virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality. VR offers a completely immersive digital experience, while AR refers to a type of user interface that overlays digital objects over a real-life environment. MR, as the name implies, combines VR and AR. It utilizes both technologies, making the user able to interact with a digital environment while simultaneously not taking him or her out of the real world.
What kind of architecture or real estate clients does VR work best for?
While it might seem that VR is meant to entice the wealthiest of clients, this is not the case. A virtual tour can be viewed on a smartphone, using it as a display and placing it in a makeshift pair of cardboard goggles. The VR scene, however, is quite expensive to make, so make sure that it will provide you with significant returns.