March 7, 2016

Virtual Reality Will Be Stuck In Limbo Until It Gets Its Own Language

When motion pictures first arrived in the 1890s, their subjects were simple: men boxing, a man sneezing, a couple kissing. Most of these short films were recorded in Thomas Edison’s New Jersey laboratory, and it’s obvious that the people making them knew they had something special on their hands, even if they weren’t exactly sure what it was. It’s simple to us today, but 120 years ago, it was an entirely new way of looking at the world. Virtual reality will start impacting our lives on a meaningful scale, when it can codify a coherent visual language.

An entirely new way of looking at the world

Topics: Virtual Reality, Vertical - Entertainment and Media, Vertical - Gaming