Harleys, VR … and the AARP

7th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. (Image courtesy AARP.)
7th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. (Image courtesy AARP.)

Three things that you might not think go together — riding a Harley through the main drag at this year’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, virtual reality, and the American Association of Retired Persons.

But here’s the latest sign that virtual reality is rapidly becoming a new medium for all demographics and interest groups.

Watch the 360-degree video below:

 

“This VR video is another example of how AARP is accelerating its efforts to #DisruptAging, which focuses on replacing negative and inaccurate stereotypes that exist about aging with a realistic and positive representation of what aging has come to mean,” AARP spokesperson Alexander Guerin told Hypergrid Business.

 

Maria Korolov

Maria Korolov is a science fiction writer who covers cybersecurity, AI and extended reality as a tech journalist at her day job.
Check out her author page on Amazon or follow her on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn. Her first virtual world novella, Krim Times, made the Amazon best-seller list in its category. Her second novella, The Lost King of Krim, is out now.

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