NextGov: Emerging Tech – Virtual Reality is Science Fiction No More

By: John Breeden II
May 16, 2016


Virtual Reality is one of those technologies that has sat on the edge between reality and science fiction for decades, but is now finally going mainstream. And although this first modern generation of VR is beginning life mostly focused on games, don’t think that is where this technology will end up.

To test things out, John Breeden II goes for a virtual reality climb for his weekly NextGov Emerging Technology column. And while The Climb and other games for the Oculus Rift are enough to get the blood pumping, what is really surprising is how some scientists are using VR to do some amazing things, like treating diseases.

Read the entire column, in VR or the real world, at NextGov!