Virtual reality in science – Ask questions with virtual worlds

Jun

8

2016

Since late 2015, the virtual reality before and after; you can not ignore it. After years it’s finally possible for you to purchase a good VR glasses for a reasonable amount. If you possess a powerful PC, you can for less than nine euros get a very nice “experience” in the house.

Nintendo Virtual Boy 1995 Although the leap forward with the advent of ‘home’ Sun is large, are VR systems for years used in all kinds of research. Ranging from mental-health services to astronomy. It helps people to get rid of phobias and it can do wonders with a slightly different perspective on the universe for astronomical discoveries. Of course science also does research on Fri itself. To find out how well research as to vr in science so far is done and what we can expect in the near future, sought Tweakers contact with different universities.

The first thing to note is that the consumer VR goggles also in universities has the effect Fri finally affordable. Not so long ago took a good VR goggles 25,000 and was setting up a VR lab reserved for wealthy faculties. The first developer version of the Oculus Rift immediately brought a change. For just a few thousand euros a seat became available in a handier format and with a wider viewing angle than the until then common VR goggles. The ‘old’ 25,000-euro variant had a better resolution, but in many branches of study, the angle appears to be more important than the number of pixels. Too small viewing angle for example, gives a feeling of tunnel vision. In addition, the number of developers by the arrival of the Oculus also increased considerably.

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