Research and analysis: Safety of domestic virtual reality systems

This report assesses the safety implications and in particular the physiological impact of using domestic virtual reality (VR) systems, through a literature review of the below topics, as well as interviews with testers of domestic VR systems.

The main findings from the literature review cover:

  • theories behind the cause of cybersickness
  • factors of VR systems that can lead to cybersickness symptoms
  • ways of mitigating cybersickness
  • adaptation after-effects
  • other effects resulting from VR use