Metaverse technologies like virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and extended reality (XR) have long revolutionised the gaming industry, seamlessly bridging the gap between digital and physical realities. From improving realism to enhanced interactivity and social interactions, these technologies have caused a seismic shift in the gaming industry in recent years.
In 2020, the virtual gaming market size was valued at US$14.55 billion, and it has only grown incrementally in the preceding years, with the revenue forecast for 2027 standing at a whopping US$92.31 billion.
But far beyond the gaming industry, these technologies actually offer a vast array of applications that you likely haven’t heard of yet — even the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) has utilised the tech to train their officers. Here are some practical use cases of metaverse technologies in Singapore.
Source: Vulcan Post