What could virtual reality be used for?


Virtual reality and augmented reality have featured prominently in technology news in recent years, with no signs that they're set to disappear from the headlines any time soon.

It's easy to forget that VR is used for much more than just games. In fact, the uses outside of gaming are vast, with many offering the potential to shape society for the better.

So far much of the commentary has focused on VR's appeal to gamers. But could they take off in other sectors too?

Here are just a few sectors where VR could have a huge impact.

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