It’s difficult to ignore the buzz that surrounds the likes of virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial intelligence and so on. With so much at our fingertips these days in the form of highly capable devices like smartphones, tablets, smartwatches and laptops, utilizing these technologies is never far away. Many people are even using apps like Snapchat and Instagram which incorporate elements of augmented reality to their functionality yet some people aren’t even aware that it is augmented reality which is at its core. These new technologies are immensely exciting and have so many possibilities for our world.

Their capabililities don’t just extend to gaming and/or social networking because the likes of virtual reality can make us a better world through its use in aviation and medical training; it can help in human resources, architecture, logistics, the possibilities are endless. With the backing of the might that is the corporation of Facebook, virtual reality received a major boost through Mark Zuckerberg’s investment and acquisition of Oculus Rift and so the (near) future is hugely exciting.

The guys at Carvaka  have put together this infographic below which details a step-by-step guide on getting started with all things in relation to virtual reality. It also includes five apps which can be used to make your VR experience better and it highlights a number of high quality virtual reality hardware options that you can try should you wish to up your VR game. Check it out below:

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