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Virtual reality hits the mainstream
Thursday 20 Oct 2016 Author: Steven Frazer

Virtual reality (VR) may still seem like science fiction for many investors so you might be surprised that 800,000 is the expected number of VR headsets to be sold in the UK this year. Globally the equivalent figure is an impressive 15m, at least according to predictions by mobile market researcher CCS Insight. Headsets may still look boxy but the high resolution displays, lenses and head-tracking sensors increasingly make for the sort of visually immersive, 360-degree, experience consumers are demanding. (SF)

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