What is Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality is something that can let you do things that you can’t do in real life. You are inside a new world where you feel safe, even if it’s scary out there. It lets people stay at home when they don’t want to go outside. That’s good for people who are scared during the COVID-19 pandemic
With regards to a more detailed description, it is important for readers to note that there are two categories of VR.
(Three degrees of freedom)
3Dof limits users to looking around. They can’t physically move in the environment. This is usually used with 360° Videos and Photography.
(Six degrees of freedom)
6Dof allows you to move around and interact with things in a space. The majority of the article will be about this type of motion.
Benefits of Virtual Reality regarding Cape Town Tourism
Cape Town has many tourist attractions. Table Mountain is one of them. Virtual Reality could be a great asset to Cape Town’s tourism industry because people across the world can see how beautiful our country is when they use it.
Virtual Reality can help people learn about Cape Town’s tourism. VR can do this better than any other platform by immersing the user into a simulation that makes them want more. They want to experience the real thing.
Benefits of Virtual Reality regarding Cape Town Education
The University of Cape Town (UCT) , Stellenbosch University and University of the Western Cape can all use Virtual Reality technology to help teach their students.
Virtual reality can help education and training. For example, it can help the Faculty of Medicine prepare students for surgery. It can also be used to create a modernized test taking experience.
It could help new students familiarize themselves with campus. They could explore campus, view residence options, and visit the different faculties from their own smartphones at home using a 3D virtual tour.
Benefits of Virtual Reality regarding Cape Town Architecture
There are a lot of major architectural firms in Cape Town, including Paragon, R&L, JMA, GAPP and SAOTA. Architects can use VR to make buildings. This is great because there are so many possibilities for an architect to do.
Virtual Reality can help Architects and clients visualize apartments, houses, high-rise buildings or even entire developments. This technology gives you the opportunity to make changes to the finishes before it is built. For example, you can change the floors, walls, windows, doors, lights etc. in Virtual Reality. You will then see what the final product will look like. Professionals often use VR to show their clients what a space will look like. This helps create a more positive reaction from clients who may not be able to understand 2D renderings as clearly.
Cape Town should use Virtual Reality to stay on top of technology and the 4th Industrial Revolution. VR could be used to make the whole city into a tourist attraction.