Virtual Reality (VR) refers to the artificially created 3D environment, which can be experienced with VR-powered headsets. By simulating as many senses as possible, namely vision, hearing, touch, and even smell, VR provides a highly immersive and engaging experience to its users.
According to Capgemini Research Institute, 46% of various businesses suggest that the VR technology becomes mainstream within the next three years, whereas 53% claim that VR will widespread after the next 3 years.
Despite the fact that many people are sceptical towards the future of virtual reality, the market is growing slowly according to Statista, and more and more VR apps are being ordered by businesses.
At Softengi we see a huge potential of VR in several major directions. Virtual reality trainings are an effective tool for oil & gas, logistics, manufacturing companies that aim to train their specialists to work with complex equipment or behave effectively in dangerous situations with zero risks.
HR departments of big companies are actively using VR trainings for onboarding.
Virtual reality tours are a modern and efficient approach to visual demonstration of real estate objects that is why the majority of innovative tour operators and hotels are using it extensively.
The most substantial advantages of Virtual Reality (VR)
Enhanced User Experience
With its engaging capabilities, VR provides enhanced user experience by creating a plausible virtual environment and immersing a person inside a realistic virtual environment.
Reduced Expenses and Improved Operational Time
Introduction of VR applications into a business can significantly accelerate operational processes, such as employee training & onboarding, reducing costs and saving time.
The VR technology can be applied in many business applications, making the traditional workflow more innovative and effective.
Some perks of using Virtual Reality (VR)
1.Efficient VR Trainings
The VR technology has found its use in talent acquisition & onboarding, making the recruitment process more efficient. With its ability to provide the simulated environment, VR offers new employees 100% effective and immersive training. The retention of the visual information which can also be interactive will be much higher compared to textual and auditory information. Soldiers, doctors, pilots have been using VR trainings for years, yet business opportunities for them are still being explored.
2. Effective Product Prototypes
By using virtual reality services, companies can better visualize and design their products. Created in the virtual reality, prototypes of products can be better analyzed, assessed, and designed. As a result, companies can detect design flaws sooner, therefore avoiding post-production complications.
With VR, companies can easily bridge the global communication gap between their employees, reducing the number of travel trips and the need for employee relocations. VR-powered technology enables companies to successfully conduct virtual meetings across workers spread across the world.
As virtual reality software development provides opportunities that are limited only by the imagination of users, VR is undoubtedly a great improvement for companies.
In any industry, VR app development has something to improve. Project and workplace safety, increased profits, corporate culture and much more. This is why many leading companies have started using virtual reality services as it becomes an important part of their business strategies.