Living In Third Person: Can Drones be Used With VR?

VR is seemingly the future of digital technology. The gaming world has been waiting seemingly forever for VR technology to reach the stage we envisioned it in movies and TV shows. While it still has a fair way to go, the current state of VR tech is very impressive.

And another bit of future tech that has finally materialized into the commercial world is drones. Before the idea of drones was reserved for the dystopian visions of a cyberpunk future. Now anyone can walk down to the mall and grab themselves a powerful drone equipped with high-quality cameras and responsive controls.

 

Third-Person

Someone posed an idea to me the other day. What if you were wearing a VR headset and had a drone following just above your head. Then if you connected the drones camera feed to the VR headset you would essentially be living life like a third-person video game.

It would be an odd experience. The human mind is not used to experiencing reality in any other format than the first person. And VR technology on its own can be a huge adjustment for people. I have watched plenty of people trying to lean against virtual walls only to fall on their asses.

So we imagine that anyone using a drone to live in third-person would find themselves very disorientated and nauseous.

 

The Other Uses

But gimmicks asides using a VR headset at random with a drone has plenty of other advantages. As we all know, drones are great for photography, but as it stands at the moment photographers are limited to watching the camera feed through their phone screens or the screen on the remote control.

Using a VR headset would allow people more control over their drone photography. They could really study the subject of their photo and better navigate around the area.

Using drones to film movies is another use that has become extremely popular in recent years. In fact, we are already seeing entire movies shot with just drones. And using a VR headset would allow for greater control over what is being shot. It would also offer a unique experience for people to create VR specific movies.

 

Flying!

The biggest use of VR technology and Drones is, of course stimulating flying. And we don’t mean flying in a plane. We mean super-powered flying. By linking your drone to your VR headset you can move with it and feel like you’re flying. VR headsets have an odd effect on the human mind. As the VR world moves around you, you feel yourself being pulled around. Despite your body staying perfectly still.

As we mentioned, VR specific movies could be made. These movies could be used to simulate different flying experiences and trips. This would be fantastic for the travel industry. Imagine instead of having to travel abroad you could simply simulate flying through the hills of the Netherlands. Or soar along Route 66.

This would also be fantastic for accessibility. Sadly there are a lot of people with physical restrictions that struggle to travel abroad or take part in a lot of fun experiences life has to offer. So these VR simulations could provide them with the same chance everyone else has.

In conclusion, VR headsets and Drones seem to be a technological match made in heaven. The possibilities are seemingly endless. The only issue at the moment is the price tag attached to both these products. But, as with most tech, eventually, the price will drop and make it affordable for the general consumer.

What’s the Best Computer Chair in 2020

If you spend a lot of your day working at a computer, whether that’s because you are a student doing work or it is required for your job, it is important to ensure that the chair you are sitting in is comfortable. Studies show that people who work at a computer generally have worse posture and are likely to have bad back and neck pain. There are many factors that need to be taken into account before purchasing a computer chair for your office or workstation, all of which have been weighed up and considered in an attempt to find the best computer chair in 2020. In looking at the chairs at theo-theo, there are a few contenders for this title, some of which being:

The Reficcer Executive Office Chair

This chair is perfect for people who are on the heavier or taller side, as it is designed to seat people who weigh up to 350 pounds. The leather cushion that it comes with provides a lot of comfort whilst sitting in it and gives good back support, meaning less pain in the long run. The controls allow the user to lower or raise the seat to suit how high the desk they are working at is. This chair is one that will not completely leave you out of pocket, coming in at a price of $239.99 on Amazon, and thanks to the benefits this seat has to people who need a sturdier chair, this price sets it apart.

Sihoo Ergonomic Office Chair

This is another contender for the title of best computer chair in 2020, thanks to the support that it provides for your neck and back, promoting good posture and reducing pain caused by sitting at a computer for long hours of the day. This is thanks to the adjustable headrest and lower back area. The chair also comes with a one-year warranty for $299.99 on Amazon. Despite all of this, some reviews have stated that the quality of the mesh material makes the sitting experience somewhat uncomfortable.

SMUGDESK Ergonomic Executive Office Chair

This chair is extremely durable thanks to its leather upholstery as well as having ergonomic padding in the armrest, providing support for the upper body and helping improve posture. The controls on the chair allow the user to adjust the height, as well as having a mechanic that allows the chair to tilt backwards for optimal relaxation. Coming in at a price of just $149.99, this chair is the cheapest option of those already considered.

 

Having taken many factors into account, such as price, benefits for posture as ease of use; The Reficcer Executive Office Chair looks to be the best computer chair in 2020. This is thanks to its sturdiness, allowing users of all sizes to use it in comfort, as well as the ability to tilt 135 degrees backward. Whilst it is more expensive than other options considered, the price is still reasonable for the long-lasting chair and is cheaper than other available computer chairs.