Eight New Uses For Virtual Reality

Fasten your headsets. VR technology is coming at us from all directions

(Harry Campbell)
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Training doctors. Treating anxiety. Traveling to the roof of the world. As VR technology gets better and cheaper, all kinds of people are finding there is a substitute for experience after all.

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Gamers will soon be able to do battle as a Marvel comic-book character like the Hulk or Rocket Raccoon (“Marvel Powers United VR,” out in 2018). You can already explore the skies of Paris as an eagle (“Eagle Flight”) or fend off a zombie apocalypse in the Wild West (“Arizona Sunshine”).

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