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Published on November 30th, 2016 | by James Simpson

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Tech of Tomorrow: How Virtual Reality Will Change Our Favourite Websites

It’s an exciting time to be alive. Virtual reality has been spreading like wildfire throughout almost every industry you can think of. From car manufacturers to the adult industry, VR is being applied to almost anything you can think of.

But it’s not just for entertainment and video games. There are many practical applications for virtual reality, such as in hospitals and the medical field. Doctors can use virtual reality to simulate complex operations to practice and understand how to improve their methods. VR is even being used in car dealerships so that people can get up close and personal with the models and makes they are interested in buying.

We’ll Be Able to Explore the World from Our Homes

Imagine being able to get up close and personal to almost any destination in the world at the click of a button. Sound familiar? If services like Google Maps aren’t already good enough, we’ll potentially be able to explore the entire world by just slapping on a VR headset. There are already 3D tours and videos of concerts and prime tourist destinations, and people can always replicate famous locations with software tools. The chances of seeing a Google “World” aren’t too farfetched!

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Entertainment Will Take On a Whole New Meaning

Whether you’re playing video games or scouting for the Best Casino Bonus, your favourite entertainment is going to take on a whole new dimension when virtual reality becomes more accessible. Get in the action with video games by experiencing the virtual world with your own eyes. There are already hundreds of VR games that cover everything from horror to painting. You’ll be able to buy virtual tickets to concerts and tours, and you’ll get exclusive access to watch your favourite shows and bands no matter where in the world you are.

Content Consumption Will Change Forever

We’re already listening to music in more ways than before, so how about more ways to soak in news and read blogs? No longer will we sit at our screens scrolling with our mouse wheel to read the paper. Instead, we’ll be lounging on the bed, put on our virtual headset, and watch the news unfold in front of us in a digital world. With simple flicks and hand gestures, we’ll be able to scan through all of the day’s biggest headlines and our social media feeds. When we watch videos, we’ll be presented with a unique 3D experience that feels like we’re in the action ourselves.

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Window Shopping in Style

Instead of prowling the streets and staring into glass panes to scout for our next big purchases, we’re going to be putting on VR headsets and exploring Amazon’s entire list of products up close. We’ll be able to search with simple voice commands, and browse online web stores just like we browse brick and mortar retail outlets. We can customise and edit clothes and items, and we can personalise them to our exact specifications before ordering it. Soon we’ll have the ability to browse anything online before we commit to purchasing—cars, clothes, toys, the possibilities are endless!

The future has never looked so convenient and fun!


About the Author

University Graduate from Teesside, currently residing in the big city of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. Interests in the automotive industry and technology, and blogging about things which I feel would interest the readers of the world wide web.



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