Virtual Reality, and Why You Should Care

Virtual Reality, and Why You Should Care

Virtual reality, whenever you hear those words most people begin conjuring up images of Tron and the Matrix. And perhaps more recently in Gaming, thanks largely to the buzz surrounding the Oculus VR. Oculus was acquired by Facebook for $2 Billion. Based on this Facebook says that the Oculus will have to sell over 50 million units for this to be a worthwhile acquisition. Due to this mainstream attention VR’s potential is being realised in newer industries, in particular Training and Education. VR is becoming a powerful tool used to train employees and help with design. There are a variety […]

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Facebook Acquires Oculus Rift VR for $2 Billion

Facebook Acquires Oculus Rift VR for $2 Billion

The Obvious question being, why does Facebook want a company that has been aimed at hardcore gamers? Mark Zuckerberg said, “Mobile is the platform of today, and now we’re also getting ready for the platforms of tomorrow”. For those worrying about the Oculus Rift VR changing focus Zuckerberg has quelled these misconceptions. “We’re going to focus on helping Oculus build out their product and develop partnerships to support more games. Oculus will continue operating independently within Facebook to achieve this”.

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