Today, both terms are used by the mainstream media, and some may wonder if they are interchangeable. In fact, virtual (VR) and augmented (AR) types of reality are very different types of environment. Here is how the two technologies compare.
VR will immerse you in a fully digital environment that you explore with the help of a headset. Think of VR games with lifelike graphics and 3D worlds. Even YouTube now features 360-degree videos. If you click on the cardboard icon and don a headset, you will experience immersion.