Sex in virtual reality? Yes for almost 50% of British
Pierrick LABBE November 25, 2017 Charm, Studies & Numbers
If one believes the study realized by the application "Natural Cycles", sex in virtual reality in your daily life (or almost) it is for very soon and it should please you.
We talk a lot about porn in virtual reality that should be "THE" main market to develop this industry. But we should not forget the potential for our relationships. This is underlined in a study carried out by the application "Natural Cycles" which helps to manage women's fertility cycles. More than 2000 British women were interviewed and the results show that virtual reality has good days ahead to improve sexual relations in a couple.
High-tech to improve the sexual experience
Almost 40% of women surveyed consider that technological advances will make sex more "fun" and appreciable. More impressive, already 15% (between 17 and 50 years) already use applications to improve their sexual experience and 20% want to use social networks to increase their excitement.
"Future technologies such as portable technologies, virtual reality, intelligent sex toys and artificial skin are becoming part of our everyday lives and redefining how we value sex. The British love technology and are very open-minded about its uses when talking about sex, "explains Dr. Elina Berglund, co-founder of Natural Cycles.
Virtual reality sex. Sex in Virtual Reality.
Virtual reality is definitely in the field of possible for connected sex. Indeed, 16% of British respondents explain that they are open to exploring immersive and interactive 3D experiences. Two elements that are the key to the development of virtual reality in all sectors of activity.
Sex-toys are already ubiquitous in the daily lives of women interviewed, with 63% already using or wanting to use them. A trend well understood by the site of sexcam "CamSoda" which launched a few weeks ago an experience mixing connected sex-toys and virtual reality.
Virtual reality sex. The entire market is driven by the pornographic industry as virtual reality sex is a market to grasp. Pornhub already offers virtual environments that interact with the user. A trend that also exists in France with Dorcel VR. There is no doubt that new innovations will emerge from this industry.
The United Kingdom is very connected since its inhabitants would spend about 25 billion hours on the Internet per year. Difficult to compare with the Hexagon. It will be necessary to wait for a study intended for the French to know if the trend is the same on this side of the English Channel. And if sex in virtual reality may seem "safe" to you, be careful anyway since cases of herpes ... ocular were recorded after several conventions. Get out covered!
The cinema has long imagined the democratization of virtual sexual relations before the concept is more or less actually appearing today. A few proofs of anticipation exist here and there.
Science Fiction has long fantasized the evolution of lovemaking between two people. The evolution of technologies has given some lines of thought to some writers who thought it appropriate to talk about virtual sex. The first sign of such a fantasy? The 1968 Barbarella film directed by Roger Vadim.
"Do it like that?" But what a waste of time! "
The astronaut of the future explained in this avant-garde feature that carnal sexual relations had been replaced by "pills of exaltation transfer" coupled with the simple act of touching each other's palms in order to feel the effect of d 'Real sexual intercourse.
In the 1990s, fantasy virtual sex resurfaced with Demolition Man (1993), in which Sylvester Stallone played the role of John Spartan, a 1996 policeman imprisoned and released in 2032. As he made the acquaintance Of Lieutenant Lenina Huxley (Sandra Bullock), the latter tells him that the "exchanges of fluids" were proscribed in favor of the virtual sex made possible by helmets stimulating the senses, which would approach today virtual reality And neuronal electrodes.
Although these are Science Fiction, these expectations are relevant since we are no longer far from the application of such concepts and their possible generalization. Florian Vörös, doctoral student in sociology at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS)