Engineers, designers and developers all around the globe continue the efforts to manifest the immense potential of virtual reality technology catering to various possibilities. The boundaries which distinguish virtual reality from related technologies like augmented reality are diminishing, leading to the emphasis on a broader canvas of mixed reality technology. Leading tech-companies like Microsoft, Google and Apple are developing augmented reality systems and software applications which are readily available for public consumption. Microsoft developed Hololens, a head mounted device which can augment 3D content on our surrounding real world view. Startup ventures like Magic Leap and Avegant are currently working on devices which uses light field technology for experiencing mixed reality applications.
Fig 1. Microsoft Hololens