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29 New Uses for VR Technology

From Virtual Reality Ultrasounds to MR Real Estate Agencies

— June 19, 2017 — Tech
As virtual reality becomes an accessible technology for more people, new uses for VR will be released.

It seems like every day there is a new VR product or service entering the market and this speaks to how truly innovative and revolutionary this technology will become. While VR is continuing to have an enormous impact on the entertainment industry (it is now in racing toys or virtual stand-up comedy) this is a technology that will soon permeate every aspect of our lives. For example, hospitals can now offer VR ultrasounds for expecting mothers. With the development of inexpensive VR viewers, we are now seeing VR greeting cards. Virtual reality will also be able to be a tool for social good. Right now, a company in Texas is offering complementary VR access with its driving courses to better prepare new drivers for unexpected situations and to show them the dangers of texting while driving.

This is such an exciting time in history. With these new uses for VR, we can shape our world to be better and more efficient while stimulating new business and economic growth.
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VR Wildlife Safaris
VR Wildlife Safaris
Virry VR Lets Users Get Up Close with African Animals
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VR Art Platforms
VR Art Platforms
Acute Art Creates a Platform for Artists to Express Themselves Through VR
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VR Social Networks
VR Social Networks
Facebook Spaces Lets You Hang Out with Friends Anywhere in the World
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Galactic Virtual Reality Frisbee
Galactic Virtual Reality Frisbee
Echo Arena is a Competitive Frisbee Game Played in Zero Gravity
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Augmented Dealership Cars
Augmented Dealership Cars
The Jeep Compass Visualiser Shows AR Cars in Dealerships
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Empathetic VR Assistants
Empathetic VR Assistants
Mpathic VR Teaches Doctors to Deliver Bad News
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Cardboard AR Viewers
Cardboard AR Viewers
Aryzon Can Make Any Smartphone a 3D Augmented Reality Viewer
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VR Physical Therapies
VR Physical Therapies
'VRPhysio' Makes Rehabilitation Accessible Through Virtual Therapy
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VR Travel-Booking Services
VR Travel-Booking Services
Amadeus is Testing a Virtual Reality Search and Booking Tool
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Smart Cricket Bats
Smart Cricket Bats
Intel is Introducing VR, Drones and Bat Sensors to Cricket
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Virtual Reality Cafes
Virtual Reality Cafes
'Vrei' is a Hub for Trying Out Virtual Reality Technology and Games
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Interactive Digital Meditation Solutions
Interactive Digital Meditation Solutions
The 'Unyte' Meditation Device Guides and Tracks Vitals
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VR Racing Toys
VR Racing Toys
'VR Real Feel Racing' Recreates the Racing Experience at Home
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360-Degree Coffee Campaigns
360-Degree Coffee Campaigns
Nescafé's 'Good Morning World' Campaign Celebrates Global Connections
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MR Real Estate Agencies
MR Real Estate Agencies
This Mixed Reality Real Estate Group Creates Multi-Sensory Experiences
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VR Art Cars
VR Art Cars
Artist Cao Fei Uses Virtual Reality to Bring Her Art to Life
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VR Stand-Up Comedy
VR Stand-Up Comedy
AltspaceVR is Debuting a VR Show Called Comedy Living Room
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Virtual Driving Lessons
Virtual Driving Lessons
Aceable Uses VR to Reduce Car-Related Deaths
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Virtual Reality Sci-Fi Cartoons
Virtual Reality Sci-Fi Cartoons
Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality Offers a Deep Dive in the Show
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VR Hotel Previews
VR Hotel Previews
Expedia is Envisioning the Future of Travel with Virtual Reality Listings
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Racy VR Cards
Racy VR Cards
'Mommy's Special Glasses' are a Mother's Day Gift from Pornhub
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VR Whiskey Tastings
VR Whiskey Tastings
'Glenfiddich Virtual Infinity' Transports Tasters to a Scottish Warehouse
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VR Retail Waterslides
VR Retail Waterslides
Topshop is Inviting Consumers to Take a Ride on Its Virtual 'Splash' Slide
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Virtual DIY Training Courses
Virtual DIY Training Courses
The Lowes Holoroom How To is an Instructive VR Training Clinic
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Pop-Up VR Bars
Pop-Up VR Bars
The House of Peroni Event Featured Immersive Works of Art
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Virtual Reality Marketplaces
Virtual Reality Marketplaces
This Online Art Marketplace Uses Virtual Reality to Sell Products
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VR Escapism Programs
VR Escapism Programs
This Chemotherapy Patient Program Uses Virtual Reality as a Form of Escape
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VR Father's Day Cards
VR Father's Day Cards
Hallmark's Father's Day Greeting Cards Include 360-Degree Videos
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VR Driverless Race Cars
VR Driverless Race Cars
The Volkswagen 300 Concept Race Car is Controlled via a VR Headset
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