Is Virtual Reality the Future of Indoor Skydiving?

There are many great things one can achieve with virtual reality, both now and in the future. Indoor skydiving may not necessarily warrant the use of a VR headset, but there is a use case for it. What better feeling than skydiving indoor while immersing oneself in an outside environment? The question is whether or not this project has any chance of success.

VR-based Indoor Skydiving Is A Trend Now

Rest assured no bridge is too far when it comes to providing new and immersive VR experiences. Indoor skydiving has become immensely popular over the past few years. So much even that is now a comfortable and safe environment for everyone who wants to give it a try. Taking things to the next level will be a different matter entirely, though. However, virtual reality is a technology well worth considering.

More specifically, there is a new company which brings indoor skydiving and virtual reality together. Not in the traditional sense, as it is impossible to create the skydiving experience by just donning a VR headset. However, there is room for using virtual reality hardware while skydiving indoor. This does require proprietary VR helmets and goggles, but it is an area actively being explored as we speak.

As a result, the user is greeted with an immersive virtual experience as they hover above the floor indoors. It is not necessarily a proper recreation of a freefall skydive, but it seems to come pretty close. Users will effectively see themselves jump out of an airplane and enjoy breathtaking views. Their mind will feel as if they are effectively flying through the air. In reality, however, their bodies are within the safe confines of an indoor skydiving facility.

Experiences such as these hinge on reliable and professional VR content. It appears an overarching startup will take care of all of the content and hardware. Indoor skydiver providers should only focus on the skydiving experience itself, rather than extra bells and whistles. It is an interesting development in the world of virtual reality, that much is evident.

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By Mark Arguinbaev

Mark is a 28 year old internet entrepreneur. He is a bitcoin enthusiast and a technology addict. He loves writing and educating readers about the newest tech trends.