Friday, November 20, 2015

A Virtual Reality Revolution, Coming to a Headset Near You - The New York Times

From a VR market dynamics snapshot; also see A Reality Check for Microsoft’s HoloLens (NYT) and Microsoft and Volvo's new HoloLens showroom is fascinating and frustrating (The Verge)
"The competition to dominate this space begins in earnest these next few months, with the arrival of newfangled, affordably priced headsets from Samsung, Sony, HTC and Facebook (which paid $2 billion last year for a virtual reality startup called Oculus VR). And Disney, Comcast, Time Warner and Legendary Entertainment are just a few of the entertainment companies plunking down millions of dollars in a mad dash to create content for these machines. By 2025, the market for virtual reality content will be $5.4 billion, according to the Piper Jaffray investment bank. The hardware component will be worth $62 billion."
A Virtual Reality Revolution, Coming to a Headset Near You - The New York Times
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