Virtual Reality In The Enterprise


This year is already shaping up to be the year virtual reality (VR) goes mainstream. In January, Oculus Rift stole the spotlight at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas by (finally) announcing a $599 price and late Q1 ship date. HTC and Sony have also confirmed launch dates for their headsets in the first half of 2016, and Google announced they are staffing up their executive team for their new virtual reality unit.

But will virtual reality really take off? Will the products be affordable and fashionable enough for today’s consumers? Facebook, Sony, Google, HTC, Samsung and Apple sure think so. Even research firms like Juniper have estimated that three million VR devices will ship this year, and, if all continues to go well, that number could increase to 30…

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