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A SECOND LIFE
Many people are afraid to get lost in virtual and augmented worlds and not find their way back to reality. However, the technologies can have many advantages for everyday life.
On the following pages, you will accompany four people in their daily lives. Learn how augmented and virtual reality enrich their lives.
In the hospital, Carla has to do many different things at once. Some patients want to know whether their therapy is progressing or have questions about upcoming operations. At the same time, however, Carla must also make arrangements with colleagues to ensure the best possible treatment for her patients.
Think about itbefore you continue scrolling: How could the technologies change the doctor's profession? Which advantages would you have as a patient?
“Art does not reproduce what we see. It makes us see.” – Paul Klee
As an artist, Frida is always on the lookout for new inspirations - no matter whether she paints or draws. On the Internet, she encounters virtual worlds. She cannot stop thinking about the possibilities virtual reality could have for her art.
Think about it before you continue scrolling: Can art enter virtual worlds? What could this kind of art look like?
Art has always aspired to transport us to foreign worlds. Huge panorama paintings such as the “Panorama of Racławice”, from the Polish city of Wroclaw, are supposed to integrate the viewer directly into the action. Virtual worlds can also achieve this.
The American artist Chris Milk sees VR as “the last medium for storytelling”. As an art form, no other medium has the ability to close the gap between the viewer and the artist like virtual reality.
Helping people has always been Theresa's goal. As a psychotherapist, she is sensitive to the fears, worries and problems of her patients. Fears and phobias in particular can be treated effectively. In order to achieve success, patients must be open to therapy. However, it is often difficult to create the right conditions for this.
Think about it before you continue scrolling: Which possibilities do augmented and virtual reality offer in psychotherapy?
Designing, planning and building buildings is Alexander’s passion. He has always tried to use the latest trends and technologies for his projects. His ambition is to make his buildings as modern and efficient as possible.
What new possibilities does Alexander have thanks to virtual and augmented reality?
On paper, every building is perfect. But is that also the case when people actually enter it?
In virtual and augmented worlds, the dimensions of space - i.e. size and depth - are realistically represented. If the desired effect is not achieved during planning, the architects can immediately try out alternatives.
It is often difficult for customers to imagine a finished project. Virtual and augmented reality, on the other hand, present building plans very vividly. This makes it possible, at a very early stage, to adapt the plans to the wishes and ideas of the customers.
Your journey through the world of virtual and augmented realities ends here. Foreign worlds, fantastic journeys or helpful support for your working life are waiting for you behind the next pair of VR or AR glasses. Are you willing to take the plunge?
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