For the first time since being introduced to the market, over one million (yes, that’s 1,000,000+) VR headsets flew off the shelves in a single fiscal quarter.
This is a historical milestone for hardcore gamers, and a perhaps eye-opening moment for casual players who might not be as familiar with VR.
With sales at an all-time high, there’s no arguing that the market for virtual reality (VR) headsets is heating up. First thought to be a “fad” or gimmicky piece of tech, professionals within gaming and other industries are now changing their tune, touting functional VR as a technological breakthrough that could impact any number of industries and change our daily lives for the better....
...Virtual reality is sure to continue its projected growth, with new headset options, applications and software set to hit the stage in the coming months and year.
However, there is one other alternative that is gaining attention: augmented reality. Augmented reality, or AR for short, is a direct or indirect view of a real-world environment whose elements have been modified or “augmented” by a computer-generated sensory input such as video, sound, or graphics....[continue reading]