Virtual reality workspaces boost stress and reduce productivity

Virtual reality - Remote working

Working a day job in the metaverse is harder on workers than continuing in reality. Meta and a number of other virtual reality companies have been pouring investments into creating VR work environments. The claim is that they provide a distraction-free space in which people can be more productive. They have stated that virtual reality workspaces cut out the distractions and stresses associated with a real, in-person environment. That said, researchers recently determined that these metaverse-based working environments are not only more frustrating and overwhelming than a traditional brick-and-mortar workspace,…

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Porsche and Holoride team up for in-car virtual reality technology

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The companies are working together to provide a VR experience in which passengers shoot “bugs”. Porsche is developing what it believes will be a new way to keep child passengers of its vehicles’ enthusiasts entertained using an in-car virtual reality experience. The kids of visitors to the automaker’s Experience Centers wear VR goggles and shoot bugs. Admittedly, it is likely that it will keep some of the adult visitors to the center entertained as well, as the in-car virtual reality tech isn’t exclusively a child-focused experience, even if kids are…

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VR tech helps to keep dental patients and airline passengers calm

VR Tech - Woman wearing VR Headset

Virtual reality is changing both dental experiences and long air travel for the better. Thanks to the magic of VR tech, a trip to the dentist or taking a long flight may no longer be something to dread. Virtual reality (VR) headsets have been found to improve both experiences, helping people in these situations to feel more at ease. VR has a “profound” sedation effect on dental patients. According to dentist Bryan Laskin, providing dental patients with a Pico interactive VR headset while they’re getting work done, has a sedative…

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