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Virtual Reality And Augmented Reality Development 

Nowadays, during this current scenario of rapid technological development. “Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality” development both plays a significant role in our daily lives.

In Jabil’s Augmented and Virtual Reality Technology Trends Survey. Technology and business stakeholders indicated that AR & VR adoption by consumers, will be observed soon. Most importantly, almost 70% of respondents believe AR & VR will become mainstream within five years.

Jabil

Jabil

By 2030, IDTechEX predicts the augmented and virtual reality market to be over $30 Billion. With COVID limiting physical interaction, virtual communication will be the only option for many upcoming years.

According to a report by Valuates VR and AR market is expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate of 63.3% by 2025. This growth will mostly be achieved from the continued use of smartphones, an increase in internet connectivity and growth in mobile gaming.

VR and AR market expected growth rate

VR and AR market expected growth rate

Impact Of Virtual And Augmented Reality Development

Virtual and augmented reality development can help people interact with each other in virtual communication mode. They facilitate to improve a user’s communication skills. As well as they provide the user with an outstanding artificial environment, like an immersive experience.

virtual communication

virtual communication

Both AR and VR has developed to be an effective method for providing amazing training. Potential trainees or employees can experience the actual work-environment before starting job. Using AR and VR, in selection process has become essential in fields. That need high health and safety standards of their employees.

VR is also playing an essential role in the treatment and rehabilitation of mentally challenged patients. Foretell Reality offers VR therapy sessions to such patients.

VR health therapy

VR health therapy

Through AR, designers can better comprehend the products they create. During presentations, stakeholders can share 3D images of design concepts on handheld devices.

3D images presentations for stakeholders

3D images presentations for stakeholders

Augmented Reality Development

Augmented Reality(AR) development platforms produce AR applications. Users can interact with the AR environment and manipulate objects as if they are real in nature. This is attained by AR software with devices like AR headsets, smartphones and smart glasses.

Augmented Reality Development Products

  1. Unity: Unity Technologies headquartered in San Francisco offers the Unity real-time 3D and 2D development platforms.

  2. Wikitude Augmented Reality SDK : Austrian company Wikitude provides the Wikitude Augmented Reality SDK, an AR development platform.

  3. Vuforia Engine: PTC’s Vuforia is a software development kit. That supports the creation of augmented reality apps for Android, iOS and digital eyewear.

  4. ARCore: Google’s ARCore is an augmented reality development SDK.

Augmented Reality development products

Augmented Reality development products

Virtual Reality Development

VR development tools perform based on the type of immersion they provide. Most VR tools can be categorized in terms of software development kits. Build tools (like game engines) and content creation or operation.

Virtual Reality Development Tools

  1. Unity: It is popular for developing games, however, it helps to build VR solutions for many other sectors too. For instance, creation of VR solutions for manufacturing, construction, transportation etc.

  2. Amazon Sumerian: Amazon Sumerian is the VR engine from AWS. A user don’t require 3D graphics or VR programming skills to utilize it. It works with all famous VR platforms such as Oculus Go, Oculus Rift, Google Daydream etc. It works with Android and iOS mobile devices too. Amazon Sumerian supports VR uses in employee education and training.

  3. Unreal Engine 4 (UE4): It offers a powerful set of VR development tools. UE4 helps to build VR apps that will work on a variety of VR platforms. For example, Oculus, Sony, Google VR etc.

  4. CRYENGINE: Well-known to 3D game developers, CRYENGINE is a robust choice for a VR software development tool. It can develop virtual reality apps with it that will work with popular VR platforms like Oculus Rift, PlayStation 4, Xbox One etc.

Virtual Reality Development Tools

Virtual Reality Development Tools

Conclusion

AR and VR is surely to play an essential role in our lives. With major companies investing hugely in technology, in the fields of education, architecture and healthcare. Investor companies like Niantic, Scanta, CitrusBits etc.

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