Immersive technologies: Benefits, timeframes, and obstacles

Nicholas M. Santos, Alan Peslak

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With the emergence of immersive technologies in many sectors, a general overview and research review of the technology's uses was undertaken to review its benefits in each sector and obstacles it must overcome to achieve mainstream adoption. It has been suggested that the education, healthcare, and entertainment sectors all will benefit from the use of immersive technology soon, and it is important to understand these benefits. As with any emerging technology, privacy concerns, legal risks, and market disruptions are issues. A review of the literature on this topic was performed as well as a detailed analysis of an industry survey a current understanding of immersive technology and its uses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)170-184
Number of pages15
JournalIssues in Information Systems
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2022

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Business, Management and Accounting


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