Could virtual reality be the future for rollercoaster rides? | The Economist

Could Virtual reality be the future for rollercoaster rides? Passengers are taken into a virtual world, wearing VR headsets while on a ride. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: The virtual reality ride faced a real challenge: how to stop passengers feeling sick? Any difference between what a passenger sees and feels can increase feelings of nausea. So motion sensors were used to build a precise 3D map of the ride allowing VR artists to create a journey that fits every movement of the rollercoaster. Daily Watch: mind-stretching short films throughout the working week. For more from Economist Films visit: Check out The Economist’s full video catalogue: Like The Economist on Facebook: Follow The Economist on Twitter: Follow us on Instagram: Follow us on LINE: Follow us on Medium:
2017-08-17 09:30:58
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