Samsung Gear VR is a virtual reality product powered by oculus. So basically virtual reality is the use of computer technology for stimulating or enhancing the environment. Of all the virtual reality product one of the most popular ones is a Head-Mounted Display.
These HMD’s are basically used in various fields be aviation, medial, engineering or gaming. Unlike the way a traditional product lets a person interact, the virtual reality products place the person inside that experience. Instead of viewing a screen in front of them, users are engaged and are able to interact with 3D worlds. By enhancing as many senses as possible, such as vision, hearing, touch, etc and entering the visual world
Major players in Virtual Reality include HTC Vive, Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Rift, and PlayStation VR. The Samsung Gear VR acts as a headset display and a processor. The device connects to the smartphone via USB-C or micro-USB. The Samsung Gear VR headset also includes a gear VR controller as a remote control so that the user can direct or use the device without any difficulty. The remote controller contains a touchpad to select, the back+ home key, the volume key to adjust the audio, and the trigger key to initiate the action.
virtual reality is a technology based on the idea of immersing into reality artificially not naturally. Just like any other device the virtual reality products also has its pros and cons.
Starting with the pros; Visuals seen in visual reality are far better than reality. Due to its extensive features, virtual reality has been used in different fields such as in military, education, aviation, architecture and health care. It adds more dimensions to various fields. Users are let have lots of experiences in using virtual reality. VR technology makes users feel that they experience real locations and hearing real sounds and seeing real things. Virtual reality gives a full and detailed view of a place.
Virtual reality gives the chances to communicate with the people you don’t know in real life. It helps in forming new relationships in a more efficient manner as compared to real life. Users came to know about different types of people and get connected with them. One of the main pros of Virtual reality is effective communication. Users can communicate with each other and thus enjoy the conversation between them. It gives a new experience of communicating with people.
Moving on to the cons; One of the main cons of virtual games is that it's not possible for everyone to afford it. It is too costly for a person from a middle-class background. So it’s specially designed for people from a rich background.
Users may feel that they are escaping from the real world and sometimes this feeling is proved to be very dangerous for them. Since lots of the population is addicted to technology the user won’t be able to differentiate between a real and virtual world.
It makes a user addicted to technology or maybe a device. The addiction may even cause various health issues viz bad eyesight, headaches etc. Though virtual reality technology is used in various fields but is still experimental. It is not being accepted or fully developed. Another con of virtual reality is that a person who has been trained in the Samsung Gear VR environment may do well in that environment, but he cannot perform well in the real world.