There are quite a few fancy terms associated with the virtual reality world, that much is evident. One of the terms most people will come across goes by the name of “erleben experience”. While it may sound rather complicated, it is a natural occurrence everyone hopes to experience in virtual reality at one point or another.
The Erleben Experience Is Very Special
As the name somewhat suggests – assuming you know a bit of German – the erleben experience is all about creating a very intense and personalized experience that affects the user. Given the immersive nature of virtual reality, an erleben experience can easily be conceived by partaking in VR activities, stories, or other experiences.
More specifically, the erleben experience revolves around an exciting and profound event taking place in the user’s life. The birth of a first child, for example, is one of those experiences. In the virtual reality world, this can pertain to becoming one with your surroundings, learning something new in an engaging environment, or experiences a major disaster within the VR environment.
That is one of the things one should not overlook when it comes to an erleben experience. It can be both a positive and negative experience, and often involves a much deeper emotional connection between the user and what they are perceiving in VR. Even though anyone in the world can have such an erleben experience in virtual reality, it is not necessarily something everyone will come across in the end.
Even though we are still in the early stages of virtual reality development, it is evident this industry has quite a lot of potential. Once the storytelling and immersive experience both improve, it is not unlikely more people will have their own erleben experience moving forward. Definitely an interesting term to remember, as it is a once-in-a-lifetime type of feeling when it happens.
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