Biometric Tracking Solutions Using AR/VR:
VR is the technology by which you can immerse yourself in an environment that seems astonishingly realistic. where AR is an enhanced version of the real physical world that is achieved through the use of digital visual elements, sound, or other sensory stimuli delivered via technology.
Biometrics is the science and technology of analyzing biological data. Whether it is something as simple as measuring your heart rate before and after an activity, or as complex as a blood test that determines your hormone and glucose levels, accurate biometric data is key to proactively empowering you to better health.
Augmented reality technology is used to overlay digital data over the real world, while virtual reality technology provides a fully immersive environment, experienced through a headset. Both AR and VR facilitates collecting significant amounts of biometric data. With AR/VR systems becoming more affordable, the combination of biometrics and AR/VR provide breakthrough solutions in healthcare and fitness. They enable users to experience a world where critical information is accessible in a positive and engaging way to improve everyday activities.
The VR technology is not only used for entertainment, but it is also used by the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard for training staff. They use a VR game called virtualship. AR and VR are used by doctors while performing surgery. Visitors in an amusement park or a museum can also use the technology to enhance their experience.
The VR industry is expected to reach close to $40 billion by 2021. Here are some VR job positions you can look out for:
- Content Producer
- AR and VR Content Writers
- Product Management
- Software Engineer
- UI and UX Design
- Quality Assurance
VR-based therapy combined with biometrics for Mental Health
At times, people may experience some form of psychological distress that can affect their mental well-being. VR-based therapy combined with biometrics proves to be extremely useful for the physiological treatment of stress, phobias, cerebral palsy in children and drug addiction.
Track your progress toward activity goals – Fitness
Goals are essential in fitness tracking; but to keep consumers truly motivated, positive reinforcement techniques are needed. These can include AR/VR apps to display biometric information in an accessible manner