Oculus Founder: Price Isn't What's Holding VR Back From Mass Adoption

Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus who left the company in 2017, recently published an article with his thoughts on what it will take for #VR to reach the mainstream. Price, he argues, matters little if the experience is not keeping people coming back to the technology on a regular basis. Perhaps not coincidentally, the […] [Read More]

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Price, he argues, matters little if the experience is not keeping people coming back to the technology on a regular basis.
Perhaps not coincidentally, the piece published on Luckey’s personal blog this week comes just after reported priority shuffling at his former company, Oculus.
[his emphasis]”Furthermore, Luckey believes that “No existing or imminent #VR hardware is good enough to go truly mainstream, even at a price of $0.00.
After quickly raising additional investment following the Kickstarter, Oculus was acquired just two years later by Facebook.
While Oculus was left well enough alone for a while, Facebook’s influence on the company has become increasingly apparent.

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In order for Virtual Reality to gain mass adoption, it needs… higher resolutions, improved ergonomics that cater to a wide variety of users, and enough deep content to engage that same wide variety of users are all key factors. #VR #Trend

Source: Road To Vr