Research VR Podcast - The Science & Design of Virtual Reality

026 - Is wireless VR really The Solution?

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In this episode we have discussed a long list of topics, all connected to why wireless is important, how is to going to change more than just VR ecosystem, and, most importantly, why it is not a solution for everything.

During Hackvention 2016 we had a chance to discussed the pressing matter of wireless VR with people who know the struggle behind it: Nicole Laux from XMG and Dominic Eskofier from NVidia.

Here is a list of most prominent issues we've talked about:

cable awareness across age groups use cases of VR Backpack backpack vs wireless headset the limitations of TPCast the long term advantages of tethered solution VR Backpack vs AR Magic Leap technology the conundrum of high fidelity devices galvanic vestibular stimulation (GVS) navigation challanges in VR influence of VR on fashion trends Europe vs other markets

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by Shaun on
Great stuff, everyone! I love how an emerging and transformative technology such as VR has the power to bring everyone together from the sheer excitement of what the future has to offer.

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