Virtual reality (VR) is a term given to computer simulation software for different environments that accept simulations in the real world. The visual environments are the most recent virtual reality environments.
The importance of virtual reality
The importance of virtual reality lies in creating an integrated virtual field by enhancing the visual image with a special stereo width and by adding additional live information such as sound by adding headphones or speakers.
There are other environments that depend on touch, which include obtaining information by touch, which is known internationally as (reaction force) and is commonly used in medical applications and electronic games.
In addition, virtual reality covers some environments that depend on remote communication technology, which is the technology that provides users with a virtual presence either by using some recognized traditional input devices such as the keyboard and mouse, or through multimedia devices such as gloves and wired.
Virtual Reality applications
Since the applications of virtual reality have overlapped in the field of education, an exceptional interactive experience has been created for students in all scientific, literary and historical disciplines. The experience of applying virtual reality has been created to allow viewing of historical monuments and the worlds of outer space as well as scientific experiments in a tangible, realistic manner.
2- Marketing and e-commerce
The main purpose of marketing campaigns is to attract customers to buy the product or service provided that is advertised. Certainly, advertising methods that adopt virtual reality technology differ from those that use traditional methods of advertising. Virtual reality technology provides the consumer with the ability to browse products and try them before completing the purchase process until it arrives. The customer reaches the required percentage of conviction in order to complete the purchase.
3- Real Estate Marketing
Real estate marketing is also one of the areas that have benefited from virtual reality applications, as it allowed customers and those who want to invest in the field of real estate to browse and view any residential unit in full detail without moving to the site of this unit and leaving the house and before even building this unit, the virtual reality technology offers you A true copy of the residential or commercial property you wish to purchase.
4- Medicine and Psychotherapy
For the medical field, especially psychiatry, virtual reality technology has been able to significantly develop its own performance, providing doctors and nurses with the possibility of training in a difficult surgery, for example before performing it in reality, as well as training in dealing with emergency cases to reach the highest rate of efficiency and speed of dealing with These critical situations and moments.
As well as for patients who suffer from some fears and mental illnesses, it has allowed phobia patients the possibility of facing their unjustified fear, such as autism and fear of tight spaces, as well as post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.
5- Entertainment and electronic games
One of the areas that have benefited most directly from virtual reality technology is the field of electronic games, as it has provided exceptional experiences and completely different innovations in the entertainment field, such as stereoscopic games that move you into the game and allow you to interact with it, as well as the ability to attend entertainment shows, cinemas and theater and interact with An excellent viewing experience, as well as various sports matches with a 360-degree view, make you feel as if you are already inside the action, giving you the highest degree of enjoyment without leaving the house and moving to the venue of the event.
6- Prevention and preparation for home isolation
Due to the spread of the Corona Covid-19 pandemic worldwide, most countries of the world have turned to the application of virtual reality technology in dealing in several areas, as this technology provides complete protection for the individual and complete home isolation, as it enables him to interact with education and meetings at work and even entertainment and spend Isolation time in peace and without nervous and psychological pressures.