8 amazing uses of VR that will blow your mind

2016 was the year that VR hardware came of age. We had the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Samsung Gear, Google's Daydream, and Sony's PlayStation VR. But what about the content? Compelling uses of VR have been slow to come, but this year we’re fully expecting some thrilling and eye-opening stuff that will drive the mass public to go out and buy a VR headset. 

As a taster, here are some amazing uses of VR to date, which point to how this new and exciting technology is likely to develop in future months and years.

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Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, T3.com and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects.