Gavekal Research, Neil Newman
Published 21 September 2016
As an emergent technology, virtual reality (VR) has always been rather more virtual than real—ever since the Sega VR headset gave its first users motion sickness a quarter of a century ago. Recent advances in the processing capability and
graphics-handling power of ordinary devices, and of smartphones in particular, mean that virtual reality and its cousin augmented reality are fast becoming realistic propositions with enormous potential penetration. Click here for Neil’s insight into how VR and AR are beginning to transfer everyday life.