What is Virtual Reality?
Virtual Reality is the perception of being physically present in a non-physical computer (usually) generated world. One of the tools one can use to explore this world is the VR headset.
What hardware is needed to view VR content?
The VR headset is one of the most common and simple pieces of equipment one can use that are used for immersing in the VR world. There are many types of VR headset like Google Cardboard, Homido Smartphone VR Headset, Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Rift etc. To find out more about VR Headsets click here.
Do I need specialist software to view VR content?
There are a number of ways you can view VR content. The simplest is directly from web as it is easily accessible to everyone with no additional plug-ins. The users Smart Phone in conjunction with a Google Cardboard headset, work particularly well. The phone can be used to download applications and games which will be viewable which will act as independent players of the VT content in aggregation with the headset.
Can i see some examples?
If you already have a VR headset and are viewing this on your smartphone, then you can explore the above exhibitions of A.G. Leventis Gallery.