Virtual Reality : Reality Or Reality?

1165 Words Dec 12th, 2016 5 Pages
Virtual Reality has seen a huge gain in popularity in the past year. Unlike prior years in the development of virtual reality, there are now products that can accessible by almost everyone. There are many different systems to achieve virtual reality and they all come at a wide range of price ranges. With the continuing development of virtual reality, consumers and producers are beginning to see much more pros than cons, even though there still are some. In this paper, I will discuss the Pros, Cons, and the impact that virtual reality can potentially have in many occupations. Virtual Reality is the “term used to describe a three-dimension, computer generated environment which can be explored and interacted with by a person. The person that becomes part of this virtual world or is immersed within this “environment” can manipulate objects or perform a series of actions” (“What is Virtual Reality”). In simpler terms, virtual reality is the creation of a virtual environment that it shown so realistically that our senses are tricked into thinking that we are actually there. So, you may be wondering how does one enter this “environment?” Today virtual reality is usually implemented using computer technology. There are a range of systems that are used to carry out virtual reality experiences, such as headsets, Omni-directional treadmills, and special gloves. All the systems used in virtual reality are used to simulate our senses together to create the illusion of reality. Even…

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