Happy Friday! The beauty of any emerging technology is the ample amount of news devoted to it.
In the world of VR technology alone, dozens of news stories break every day, making even that single strand of technology difficult for anyone but experts to keep track of.
We pull together our favorites of the week, so you don’t have to.
by Charlie Fink, @CharlieFink
“This is the first time anyone has done an online conference like this for AR and VR”, declared editor and publisher of VR Voice, Bob Fine.
by Sean Hollister, @starfire2258
“Last week, I argued that the first generation of VR headsets might not be worth buying, even at half the original price.
This week, two Facebook executives tried to convince me otherwise. ”
by Elizabeth Stinson,
“Like any new medium, VR must be monetized, says Tony Parisi head of Unity’s VR and AR strategy.”
by Eric Johnson, @HEYHEYESJ
“Google consciously chose to make its first VR headset out of cardboard, he explained, because it’s more important to give people a “glimpse” of what will be possible than to push the bleeding edge from the get-go.”