Cows are happier in the virtual world than on farms, and, apparently, this can affect the quality and quantity of their milk.
There's no doubt that VR technology is only on its way to our everyday lives, and there are some cases when the technology is used in a very unexpected way. As an example for you, it was recently reported that the VR headset for cows was tested on the farm in the Moscow region.
The aim of the research was to see if a more pleasant view can change the animal's mood and, of course, milk production. Specifically for this research, farmers from the Moscow region and IT-specialists created a modified version of the VR headset, considering the anatomic structure of cows' heads and features of their eyesight.
A modified VR headset was created under the control of veterinarians and manufacturers. According to a number of scientific researches, cows perceive red colors of the spectrum better than blue and green ones. These features were taken into account when creating a program for the modified VR headset.
Check more about the research here.