While many people enjoy history, it can often be difficult to relate to. Therefore, quite a few students have expressed that history is one of their least favorite subjects in school. It certainly does not have to be that way. It is all about the presentation in many cases. If you can make history come alive, then the student can really embrace history and learn from it. Our life is a history book. We should never stop learning about our past. What better way to do that than with virtual reality? This is proving to be a way to put the person right during a historical event, such as with Team Rubicon VR on A&E / History Channel.
Rapid Technological Advancements
Virtual reality continues to evolve. It is a relatively new technology, so we are just now beginning to realize its many uses. Google sees the power of this technology, and that is why they are invested so heavily in it. You can literally escape your own reality and transport yourself into another day and age.
Role Playing Like You Have Never Experienced Before
If you really want to understand what it was like to live in a different day and age, there is no better way to do that than by participating in a role play activity. This is exactly what virtual reality brings to the table. You can become another person in another time simply by donning a pair of goggles.
These are just two of the ways that events such as Team Rubicon VR on A&E / History Channel can help you better understand past events. The sky is really the limit. There is so much to learn about our world, and virtual reality is a great way to do just that. It will be interesting to see what the future brings us regarding this emerging technology.
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Side note: Isn't it great to see that Vimeo is now supporting 360 degree video!