Intense, inspiring, interactive… these are words attempting to describe the next generation of 3D technology. A new wave of virtual reality (VR) devices has hit the mainstream, stimulating the senses with realistic audio and stunning visuals. It’s interactive tech that is more affordable and less specialised – we’re not just talking about a novelty!
At tech2 we’re aware of the benefits of new technologies like VR, and interested in seeing the wider applications continue to develop:
VR continues to grow in popularity with a rising amount of “mobile” and “tethered” options on the market. The tethered VR is often used by gamers, which involves connecting to their powerful PCs using cables. With the mobile VR headsets, there are no cables required and all hardware is built-in. Just slide your compatible smartphone into the shell and look through the lenses.
tech2 had first-hand experience using virtual reality technology during the 2018 SuperFoiler Grand Prix across Australia. A 360 degree camera on board the tech2 “Red Flyer” high speed sailing machine captured the manoeuvres of the crew during the racing. It was loaded into mobile virtual reality headsets and shown to spectators at the event. While the race footage provided thrilling entertainment, it also documented useful captures of the sailors’ technique to assist them with reviewing their performance.
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