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Insights into the business world - featuring content from BBC Radio 4's In Business programme, and also Global Business from the BBC World Service.


In Business: A Virtual World

August 23rd, 2016

Episode 623 of 630 episodes

A new technology is emerging which could change the world as significantly as mobile phones or the Internet. That technology is Virtual Reality. Up to now it’s mainly been used for fun - but things are changing. Adam Shaw investigates how VR could change our lives and revolutionise the world of business. Enabling us to be in two places at once and, for example, replacing the need for many painkillers and helping cure psychological problems. Producer: Smita Patel