Virtual reality (VR) can make anything possible.
While Facebook's recent $2 billion acquisition of virtual reality hardware company Oculus VR might seem like the future of communication technology, virtual reality is so much more than a better way to kill zombies and Skype into your little brother's birthday party. In fact, VR has been a technological do-gooder for years, managing to do everything from curing amputees' phantom pains to getting young people to save more for retirement.
Here's a look at some of the greatest things virtual reality technology has done outside the realm of social media and communication.
Treating Children With Autism
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Convincing Millenials To Save For Retirement