Cutter wrote on May 6, 2015, 12:35:
MajorD wrote on May 6, 2015, 12:11:
Cutter wrote on May 6, 2015, 09:37:
A lot of people will end up with VR paperweights before this fad passes. That'll take a while however as there's too much money behind this movement at current. I have no doubt that VR will succeed one day, just not today. I still see this being of far more use in practical applications, AR in particular.
I have to agree. Similar to how the whole 3D television/monitor hype train that has slowly died off. Now it's curved TVs.
BUUUTTTT, until I try it, who really knows? /Shrug
That's basically what I was getting at. There will be the big push, people wanting to not miss the hype train, then finding its a bust for numerous reasons and it will slowly die out again. It'll take several years just like 3D did again, but it'll happen.
I don't think so. Not VR. VR will not die. It'll get better, and better, and better. New diseases will develop, both mentally and physicall; movies will once again be inspired by something that is now real and no longer science fiction; grand debates will sprout from the masses about VR and the implications it brings; etc; etc; etc.
The Oculus Rift will be a silly, tiny first step -- but VR will definitely not die. Actually, it will develop to a point where when girls see a strong, fit guy walk down the street, they'll say "Hey look, a gamer!". We'll probably all be psychopaths, too.