Assignment 2 – Virtual Reality headsets goes beyond gaming- Mengqian Song

A $25 (Google Cardborad) VR headsets will decrease the limitations of using Virtual Reality from $2500 investment and make it goes beyond gaming. The leading industrial products Samsung Gear VR and Google Cardboard have transformed VR hardware into a more affordable, usable smartphone peripheral.

In recent, Volvo corporate with Google Cardboard and allow app users to experience its all-new Volvo XC90 in a full virtual reality text drive on their phone with VR headsets. The app gives users 360-degree immersive experiences of Volvo’s interior and the road presence. There are more possibilities in future where virtual weddings, family reunions and company meetings happen on VR headsets.

Source:
5 top Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality trends for 2015, AR Blog [http://www.marxentlabs.com/top-virtual-reality-augmented-reality-trends-2015/]

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