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Top 40 VR Ideas in July

From Memory Loss Simulators to Virtual Theme Park Attractions

— July 31, 2016 — Tech
From memory loss simulating programs to virtual theme park attractions, the July 2016 VR trends reveal that new technology is being used for both practical and recreational purposes. Indeed, it is becoming overwhelmingly clear that VR technology can not only improve our lives, but can also enrich them in unexpected ways.

On the more practical side, VR technology has proven extremely valuable when it comes to research and education. For instance, Alzheimer's Research UK recently created a VR program to help people understand what it is like to live with dementia. Another example is a VR program created by the startup Lifeliqe, which uses the technology to help kids learn about different subjects in a more engaging way.

However, not all VR applications are created for educational purposes. Indeed, the July 2016 VR trends reveal that the technology has also become a popular way to augment experiences such as sports games, international travel and concerts. Some examples of such recreational VR applications include VR Hockey Experiences, VR Theme Park Attractions and VR Brewery Tours.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Incentivized VR Apps
Incentivized VR Apps
Moosejaw Offers Rewards for Playing Its Virtual Reality Games
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39
Immersive VR Games
Immersive VR Games
The 'Twilight Pioneers' Game Brings Action Role Gaming to Virtual Reality
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38
High Fidelity VR Consoles
High Fidelity VR Consoles
Microsoft's Project Scorpio Offer Increased Playing Performance
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37
Historical City Simulators
Historical City Simulators
This Virtual Reality Project Introduces a Walking Tour of Edo
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36
VR Magazine Advertorials
VR Magazine Advertorials
ELLEMEN China's May Issue is Accompanied by a Short VR Movie
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35
Comfortable Virtual Reality Masks
Comfortable Virtual Reality Masks
This Cotton Mask Makes Virtual Reality Viewing More Comfortable
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34
VR Music Systems
VR Music Systems
'The Music Room' Creates Real Music with Virtual Instruments
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33
Untethered VR Headsets
Untethered VR Headsets
The Eny 'EVR01' Virtual Reality Computer Headset is All-in-One
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32
VR-Focused Graphics Cards
VR-Focused Graphics Cards
Radeon's New Graphics Card Boosts Virtual Reality Computing Performance
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31
Virtual Reality Safety Devices
Virtual Reality Safety Devices
This Safety-Ensuring Device Prevents Accidents During VR Immersion
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30
VR-Enabled Educational Programs
VR-Enabled Educational Programs
The VR Content from Lifeliqe is Designed to Keep Students Engaged
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29
Commercial VR Headsets
Commercial VR Headsets
The HTC Vive Business Edition Headset is Ready for the Business Environment
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28
Accessible VR Headsets
Accessible VR Headsets
The Sony PSVR Offers an Affordable Gaming Headset For Augmented Reality
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27
Virtual Racing Simulators
Virtual Racing Simulators
Audi's Interactive Virtual Reality Takes Fans to the Indy Circuit
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26
Prescription VR Lenses
Prescription VR Lenses
This DIY Prescription Lens Adapter was Created for the Oculus Rift
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25
Internet Cafe VR Games
Internet Cafe VR Games
'The Brookhaven Experiment' Horror Video Game is Coming to Chinese Cafes
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24
Distracting Recovery VRs
Distracting Recovery VRs
This VR Game Was Designed to Help Burn Victims During Their Treatment
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23
Victorian Virtual Reality Devices
Victorian Virtual Reality Devices
The Lead Guitarist of Queen Designs a Virtual Reality Device
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22
VR Sensory Overload Simulators
VR Sensory Overload Simulators
This Video Gives Viewers Insight On The Reactions Of Autistic Kids
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21
VR Pride Parades
VR Pride Parades
Google's 'Pride for Everyone' Captures Pride Celebrations in 360 Degrees
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20
Virtual Reality Controllers
Virtual Reality Controllers
The Long Awaited Oculus Touch Will Soon be Set for Release
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19
360-Degree VR Performances
360-Degree VR Performances
Bjork Livestreamed a 360-Degree Concert in Virtual Reality
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18
VR Console Game Controllers
VR Console Game Controllers
The PlayStation VR Aim Controller Provides Unparalleled Tracking
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17
Retooled VR Games
Retooled VR Games
Bethesda Softworks Announced Fallout 4 VR for the HTC Vive at E3
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16
VR Observation Scopes
VR Observation Scopes
At the Tokyo Skytree, Exclusive VR Experiences Will Be Offered on Rainy Days
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15
Comfort-Focused VR Headsets
Comfort-Focused VR Headsets
The Oculus Bridge Virtual Reality Helmet is Sleek and Hands-Free
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14
Memory Loss Simulators
Memory Loss Simulators
This VR Experience Shows What It's Like for People Living with Dementia
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13
Inexpensive All-in-One VR Headsets
Inexpensive All-in-One VR Headsets
The V3 Virtual Reality Computer Headsets are Powerful and Cheap
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12
Holographic VR Games
Holographic VR Games
The 'Tactera' Game Applies Holographic Visuals to a Tabletop Gaming Scene
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11
VR Hockey Experiences
VR Hockey Experiences
The Air Canada Centre Uses VR to Bring Visitors Closer to the Game
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10
VR Theme Park Attractions
VR Theme Park Attractions
This Company is Bringing VR and Mixed Reality to China's Theme Parks
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9
VR Brewery Tours
VR Brewery Tours
Glenfiddich Launched a Brewery Tour to Showcase the Making of Its Scotch Whiskey
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8
VR Bus Shelter Spas
VR Bus Shelter Spas
This Public Bus Stop Uses Virtual Reality to Come to Life as a Swimming Pool
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7
Charity Ball VR Presentations
Charity Ball VR Presentations
The Charity Water VR Was Presented at Its Annual Black-Tie Gala
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6
Augmented Reality Travel Apps
Augmented Reality Travel Apps
The 'See Thru Thailand' App Uses VR Content to Promote Tourism
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5
VR Shooter Games
VR Shooter Games
'VR Shoot' is an Immersive Video Game That Makes Use of Room-Scale Tracking
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4
VR Fitness Platforms
VR Fitness Platforms
Holodia is Using VR Technology to Make Fitness More Fun and Accessible
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3
Wearable VR Computer Packs
Wearable VR Computer Packs
The Alienware VR Backpack Computer Frees Users from Stationary PCs
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2
Fashion-Forward VR Glasses
Fashion-Forward VR Glasses
'Dlodlo Glass V1' is a Pair of VR Glasses for the Modern Gamer
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1
VR Gaming Cafes
VR Gaming Cafes
This Partnership Will Bring VR Content to China's Gaming Cafes
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