VR (Virtual Reality) is the term used to describe the virtual reality platforms. 2016 is considered as the beginning of VR, some of the devices supporting VR technology such as the Oculus Rift, the HTC Vive or PlayStation is very noticeable. Besides, the Head-mounted display device like Goggles is also quite popular in VR field.
This is a technique that creates an artificial environment on your computer to experience the feeling as if you are right there. Thanks to this technology, the quality of experience that people receive will significantly improve. Moreover, it can be used in many areas such as entertainment, real estate, health, disaster relief …
AR stands for Augmented Reality cluster – augmented reality is a technique used to amplify the real world by doubling visual information into the real world. While VR led to a world of simulations completely separate from the real world, AR only expanded into the real world. AR technology has been around for a few years but only until 2016 was it widely known thanks to Pokemon Go. In 2017, ONETECH ASIA company also contributed to the development of game applications related to location information and AR. While other types such as Microsoft’s HoloLens are quite popular, the AR market with AR Smart contact lens or AR linked cars in the future will probably even outpace the VR market.
MR – full name is Mixed Reality. Mixed Virtual Reality is a combination of VR and AR technologies. In the world of MR, the things of the real world and the virtual world will influence each other’s interaction. Following this trend, MR will be applied in many areas such as entertainment, health, education, and trade, gradually developing into a large market comparable to PC. In the companion, AR overcame virtual reality to develop into MR thanks to the combination of the two industries. In short, this is the kind of technology that holds the information of the real world in a virtual world, creating a world that blends both reality and fantasy.
xR is a generic term used for applications such as Augmented Reality (AR), Mixed Reality (MR), Virtual Reality (VR)… It refers to IT technology interwoven between reality and virtual reality (Game space, video CG.) via computers, headphones, etc. Techniques like SR and AVR can also do this, and xR is a common way to call such techniques.