Bringing more VR content to the masses remains a very big struggle to this very day. ArtPassport is a new application which will make this slightly easier. That is, assuming people want to visit art galleries in virtual reality by using their iPhone. It is an interesting concept well worth checking out, to say the least. Moreover, this app may introduce more people to the finer arts as well, although that remains to be seen.
ArtPassport is a Convenient VR Solution
It has to be said, not everyone is looking for ways to visit art galleries in virtual reality. Then again, there will always be a market for such initiatives, even if it is just a niche trend. The main benefit of apps such as ArtPassport is how you can experience art galleries from the comfort of your home, or even the train, bus or subway. All you need is a VR headset, which supports your iPhone and the proprietary app to look at some art in a location far away.
Accessibility and convenience are two main selling points of this application, that much is rather evident. Plenty of people would like to see more of the world, but are unable to do so due to constraints. Virtual reality is not the same as experiencing the real thing by any stretch of the imagination, but it is still worth giving a shot. Especially when it comes to visiting art galleries, for example. It all depends on how realistic the art in question looks, that much is certain.
Moreover, it makes a lot of sense to explore options regarding art galleries and virtual reality. An art gallery is designed to be explored in silence and learn a thing or two about specific artists. The same can be done in VR but without having to deal with other people. It may also make more people warm when it comes to exploring art galleries in general. The casual person on the street today may be the next big art buyer, for all we know.
Moreover, it appears this iPhone app also has the potential to show collections which are no longer physically present in the art gallery itself. Not having to miss out on any show whatsoever will introduce some big changes to the art sector in general. ArtPassport is an interesting creation in this regard, to say the least. The company also plans to make the app compatible with other VR headsets in the future. An interesting future awaits, that much is certain.
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