Update: Oculus Rift is almost here! The device will finally ship out to consumers in April 2016 for $599 apiece. The first run has already sold out, so you’ll probably have to wait until later this year to try it out yourself. This blog will be exploring the potential for virtual reality to revolutionize enterprise training in the coming weeks.
The below article was originally published on April 6, 2015.
Expectations have been running high for consumerized virtual reality since Facebook purchased Oculus VR, the most futuristic-sounding company in the world, in March 2014. Versions of the technology have been in development for decades, but only now is scalable and affordable virtual reality inching towards realization.
The Oculus Rift headset