nDreams on the BBC six o'clock news
It’s certainly been an exciting couple of weeks for those of us who have a huge interest in virtual reality. Last week at GDC Sony unveiled their attempt at a VR headset, Project Morpheus, with developers and journalists allowed to go hands on with the device. This week though came the news that social network giants Facebook have purchased Oculus Rift for $2 billion.
Just let that sink in for a moment, $2 billion for a company who hasn’t given a release date for their consumer version. That’s pretty amazing. Of course with Facebook getting involved in the VR business it has meant that a lot more of the mainstream news outlets have shown more than a passing interest in VR technology and need experts to talk to in order for them to understand more about the technology. Yesterday Patrick headed down to see the BBC’s technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones to show him the Oculus Rift and to chat about what the future may hold for VR.
Check out article on the BBC News website by clicking here and make sure to check out the top video which was featured on the six o’clock news featuring nDreams very own CEO, Patrick O’Luanaigh!