Virtual Reality is still really in its infancy. The first Virtual Reality product that was invented was called Sensorama. This early form of Virtual Reality was invented in 1957, but was not patented until 1962.
However, in the last few years we have seen a number of large players invest money into the VR and AR space, including Facebook with OCULUS RIFT platform. More and more companies are turning to VR to demonstrate their products and show their consumers the value of their company. More and more booths at trade shows have VR experiences for product demos or informational videos. Companies are also offering VR at their corporate parties for entertainment.
Augmented Reality will also become a large part of events in the next year or so. Will IOS update 11 Augmented reality (AR) will be built into GPS navigation. Users will be able to use the AR navigation indoors with signs and virtual content attached to real life objects.
It is safe to say that there is lots of work and effort being put into using AR and VR in live events. The discussion has still yet to be had about how to limit the negative effects or safety concerns and use it as a tool to bring people together.
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