Spa in the metaverse: the technology shaping the future
June 7, 2022
The metaverse, specifically Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, haptic technology, and scent stimulation, have been shown to reduce the effects of pain, stress, anxiety, depression, and PTSD while creating overall feelings of relaxation and wellness. These attributes have positioned VR, AR, haptic technology, and scent stimulation as potential tools for the future of the spa industry.
OVR Technology is one company that has worked to create VR enhanced with scent simulation that is specifically targeted toward wellness. Their technology combines guided meditation and other relaxing VR experiences along with scents to reduce stress, anxiety, and pain.
“all digital experiences can be as rich, meaningful, immersive, and effective as our real ones. That means new ways to approach health and wellness, new ways to learn, new ways to connect with others, and a whole new way to experience immersive entertainment.”
Read Spa Executives' full article to learn more about how the metaverse has positively impacted wellness and the science behind OVR Technology's VR scent-stimulating technology.