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5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Virtual Reality

Virtual reality, also referred to as VR is a technology that uses a headset to generate images and sounds and other cues that help to make the user believe they are in an imaginary environment.
A person using a virtual reality headset is able to move their head and see the artificial world as if it was real. Virtual reality worlds can be created to seem real or science fiction.
The term virtual reality was first used in a book published in 1938, and then in 1982 in a science fiction book.
Virtual reality began in the 1960s when a head mounted display was created but it took many years before the consumer market began to be truly interested in it. It wasn't until the 2010s that a virtual reality device truly peaked consumer interest.

Interesting Virtual Reality Facts:
1. Virtual reality is meant to enhance real life, not replace it.
2. Virtual reality is being used in health care. It allows medical students to practice dangerous procedures and gain experience without actually opera…