Tuesday, January 15, 2019

What is a Virtual Reality headset used for?

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What can VR be used for?
VR has become a primary method for treating post-traumatic stress. Using VR exposure therapy, a person enters a re-enactment of a traumatic event. It has also been used to treat anxiety, phobias and depression.
5 Uses for Virtual Reality - FDM Group

Virtual Reality Headset FAQs:


Which is the best virtual reality headset?
The best VR headsets
HTC Vive with controllers Credit: HTC.
Oculus Rift Credit: Oculus.
PlayStation VR Credit: Sony.
The Google Daydream View Credit: Google.
Samsung Gear VR Credit: Samsung.
Google's Cardboard headset Credit: Google.
Credit: Bloomberg.
The Aim Controller is sold for the PSVR Credit: Sony.
The best virtual reality headsets you can buy - The Telegraph

How much do virtual reality glasses cost?
By almost any metric, high-end headsets cost a lot. The Oculus Rift is $599, plus the still-unknown cost of its motion controllers. The HTC Vive is $799. The one headset that we don't know anything about right now is PlayStation VR.
The ultimate VR headset buyer's guide

How does VR headsets work?
A virtual reality headset is a head-mounted device that provides virtual reality for the wearer. ... They comprise a stereoscopic head-mounted display (providing separate images for each eye), stereo sound, and head motion tracking sensors (which may include gyroscopes, accelerometers, structured light systems, etc.).
Virtual reality headset - Wikipedia

How do you use virtual reality goggles?
If you are using Samsung Gear VR open the Oculus app.
Then go to Library > Matterport VR.
If you are using Google Cardboard find the Matterport VR (Cardboard) app and open it.
Insert Smartphone into Headset. ...
Hold the headset up to your eyes. ...
If you are using Google Cardboard, open the viewer and insert your smartphone.
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How do I use Virtual Reality? – Matterport Help Center

Is VR bad for eyes?
VR and vision. One of the biggest concerns is the impact VR tech could have on kids' eyes. Parents have long told children that staring at a screen will make their eyes go square, but the American Academy of Ophthalmology says there is no evidence that long exposure to screens can cause permanent damage.
Are Virtual Reality Headsets Safe for Children? - Scientific American

Can I play VRChat without a VR headset?
Playing without a VR headset is totally possible! If you have a VR headset and still want to play in desktop mode, you can simply unplug your headset before starting up VRChat.
VRChat - Community FAQ

What is the best virtual reality app?
The best virtual reality apps of 2018
Colosse (free) ...
Google Earth VR (free) ...
Kingspray Graffiti VR ($15) ...
Littlstar (free) ...
Ocean Rift ($10) ...
The FOO Show (free) Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, OSVR. ...
Virtual Desktop ($14+) Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, OSVR. ...
Within (free) Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, OSVR, PSVR, Google Cardboard.
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The Best Virtual Reality Apps of 2018 | Digital Trends

What phones are compatible with a virtual reality headset?
The third difference is a big one: The Gear VR doesn't just plug into any phone. You need Samsung's Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+, Note 5, S7, or S7 Edge to make it work. Those are all great phones, but the compatibility limitations make it a non-starter for owners of other Android handsets or iPhones.
Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a VR Headset | WIRED

Can you watch Netflix on VR?
You can now watch Netflix on a virtual reality headset. You can now watch Netflix shows like "House of Cards" and "Orange is the New Black" on the Samsung Gear VR -- an Oculus virtual reality headset. Netflix (NFLX) became the first of several streaming media apps to launch on Oculus' virtual reality app store Thursday ...
You can now watch Netflix on a virtual reality headset - Business

How do I watch VR videos on youtube?
Watch VR180 and 360 degree videos with Cardboard
Assemble Google Cardboard.
Open the YouTube app.
Search for a VR video or go to the YouTube Virtual Reality house channel by searching for "Virtual Reality." ...
Select a VR video.
Tap the play button to start playback.
Tap the Cardboard icon . ...
Insert your phone into Cardboard.
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Watch VR180 and 360 degree videos with Cardboard - YouTube Help

Are VR headsets safe?
Most VR headset manufacturers say the device is not suitable for children under age 12 or 13. Although there are no long-term studies, ophthalmologists agree there is no reason to be concerned that VR headsets will damage eye development, health or function.
Are Virtual Reality Headsets Safe for Eyes? - American Academy of ...

Is VR chat free?
VRChat is an upcoming free-to-play massively multiplayer online virtual reality video game created by Graham Gaylor and Jesse Joudrey. It allows players to interact with others as 3D character models.
VRChat - Wikipedia

Are all VR headsets the same?
Unfortunately, this definition implies that all headsets are roughly equivalent — that a $30 Google Cardboard will do the same thing as an $800 HTC Vive. But as VR headsets start appearing on store shelves, the very real differences between them will start to matter — a lot.
The ultimate VR headset buyer's guide

What is Google Cardboard VR?
www.google.com/get/cardboard/ Google Cardboard is a virtual reality (VR) platform developed by Google for use with a head mount for a smartphone. Named for its fold-out cardboard viewer, the platform is intended as a low-cost system to encourage interest and development in VR applications.
Google Cardboard - Wikipedia

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  1. VR has become a primary method for treating post-traumatic stress.


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