It seems that every time we go online, we present another blog about VR (virtual reality) and are sad for you; Today is no different! Here, at Gomie Design, we explore the impact that VR has on the digital world; Developing into something more than a marketing gimmick.
So no further questions; This is why web designers around the world need to start reaching out.
VR makes browsers beautiful.
Many of us have felt so different from the VR movement that we do not have all the equipment; we do not have the right headphones or applications. Realizing the need to engage the public, VR technology is making its way to browsers, with many big-name web browsers working to support WebVR.
Expected to be fully launched next year, consumers will soon be able to interact with VR content with one click.
The WebVR API is currently available in the Firefox Nightly to build, Chrome 56+ for Android, and experimental versions of Chromium for Windows, as well as the Samsung Internet Browser for Gear VR.
No more demos
Virtual reality technology has traditionally been about proof of concept and high displays, which are used to pitch ideas and “what if” scenarios. A multitude of high-end companies are now integrating 3D and VR tours of their services and products into their websites; A service that is under pressure from creative agencies to provide clients; Including us!
Create VR content
Thousands of VR headsets are sold every day in the UK, meaning that more people can quickly get VR content. Furthermore, creating content has become even simpler; With the increasing availability of responsible open source libraries.
Popular frames include A-Frame, PlayCanvas, Sketchfab, and Viewfinder, which means that even the most inexperienced of designers can have a sting in creating something practical.
Money Money money
Our neighbors in the US believe that VR is the future, making a significant investment in the development trend. With the market expected to be $ 162 billion by 2020, Alliance Reality Venture Capital Alliance recently announced a $ 10 billion investment in VR.
The tech entrepreneur, Mark Pasay, believes that “VR can become the most important cultural advance since writing. This is not an exaggeration.”
“Knowledge and experience are not the same things,” he said in the post. “You can pass on knowledge by noting it. You cannot express experience through words. Experience should be experienced […] The web has given us the ability to share knowledge globally. The same goes for the VR experience. “
Tell us what you think, will you invest in VR technology in 2018?