The Benefits Of Virtual Reality

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Virtual reality has developed a lot in the last couple of years, and it is being used in different fields such as the military, education, healthcare, business and of course entertainment and games. Virtual Realities have developed from open spaces you can look around in, into what seems to be a real and interactive world. This development allows for virtual reality to be used in (academic) research, training programs, exercise, design and engineering to name a few. The increasing implementation of virtual reality has impacted the demand for better and more realistic environments where the user can fully experience the intended scenario. But can virtual reality be as real as the real world? Are there enough representation resources and (have we) will we manage to use them all? In order to answer the question of virtual reality being as real as the real world, there is a need to define and discuss the main components relating to it. First, we will take a look into virtual reality along with its applications, next gain insight into semiotic theories will be gained, and to conclude representation resources together with their implications in virtual reality will be looked at.

According to the website of Virtual Reality Society, the technical specification for virtual reality is a three-dimensional, computer-generated environment which can be explored and interacted with by a person. Virtual reality makes use of our senses to allow us to explore environments, manipulate objects
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