The increasing demand and adoption of Virtual Reality (VR) technology in various sectors are propelling the growth of the global virtual reality market. As this technology has been totally transformed the way people interact with the objects and environment, it is gaining popularity across numerous industries including healthcare, entertainment, real estate, education, among others. VR technology presents a 3D computer generated an environment where a person can explore and interact with and becomes a part of the near-reality world. In the healthcare sector, it is being utilized to provide training to doctors and employees to evade errors or mistakes in robotic surgery phobia treatment, surgery simulation, and skills training.
In medical training, VR technology has the facility to bring medical experts inside the human body to view and access zones, which otherwise would not be easily reached. It plays a significant role in patient education, mental health, robotic surgery, and psychological therapy, and pain management and physical therapy. Due to its growing demand to cut down an array of care complexities and advancements in the technology are boosting the business growth of the Healthcare Augmented and Virtual Reality market. VR technology can also ease the burden of healthcare professionals. Several tech firms, apart from sound and vision, are working on integrating more senses in Virtual Reality to improve the users’ experience.
The utilization of VR in the healthcare space could make a deep impact on people’s lives. In medical treatment, medical professionals can wear a VR headset by installing several cameras at different angles around an operating theatre and create a 360-degree view. The footage is then made available on a downloadable app and anyone with a VR headset can access a VR operation.