Virtual Reality Trends in 2023 and Beyond

June 12, 2023
BKSTEC, along with industry partners, is enabling virtual reality (VR) trends in 2023 and beyond, including expanded applications, enterprise adoption, hardware advancements, VR-AR integration, social VR platforms, content development, and more.

1. Expansion of VR applications

Virtual reality is being utilized across various industries, including gaming, healthcare, education, tourism, and training. Its applications are expanding rapidly, driven by improvements in hardware, software, and content development.

2. Increased adoption in enterprise sector

The enterprise sector is increasingly adopting VR technology for training, simulation, and collaboration purposes. VR enables immersive and realistic experiences that can improve employee training, enhance design and prototyping processes, and facilitate remote collaboration.

3. Advances in hardware

The continuous improvement in VR hardware, with the emergence of new headsets that offer higher resolutions, wider field of view, and improved tracking capabilities. These advancements contribute to a more immersive and comfortable VR experience.

4. VR and Augmented Reality (AR) Integration

The integration of VR and AR technologies is becoming more prominent. This combination, known as mixed reality (MR), allows users to interact with virtual objects while still being aware of their real-world surroundings. The integration of these technologies opens up new possibilities in gaming, education, and productivity tools.

5. Social VR

The rise of social VR platforms enables users to interact with others in virtual environments. These platforms are evolving to provide more engaging social experiences, allowing users to connect, communicate, and collaborate in virtual spaces.

6. Content development and accessibility

The growth of VR is closely tied to the availability of high-quality content. Content developers are creating diverse VR experiences, including games, educational programs, and simulations. Additionally, advancements in cloud-based VR streaming are making VR more accessible to a wider audience by reducing the need for expensive hardware.

7. VR and Health

Virtual reality is finding applications in the healthcare sector, assisting in pain management, rehabilitation, and mental health treatment. The immersive and interactive nature of VR can offer therapeutic benefits and improve patient outcomes.


The continued advancements in VR hardware, software, content development, and industry adoption, high-quality and high-bandwidth connections is still only made possible with fiber optic connection solutions. At BKSTEC,we are working hard with industry partners to enabling these solutions to move the advancement of VR further and quicker to allow these innovations to reach even more immersive experiences and for mass adaption.

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