-2015 was the year virtual reality (VR) finally shed its niche status.
-2016 was the year that VR made inroads into mainstream life.
-2017 was the year VR and AR (augmented reality) finally joined forces.
-2018 is the year VR/AR/MR (mixed reality) is ready for the masses.
VR is more than just a line-of-sight experience. It's unique and very satisfying when it's created properly. People can experience new environments and breathtaking activities as well as interesting and entertaining events/shows.
The interactive experiences are exciting, immersive and instructional. Students get to drive a race car, tagging correct answers as they go. They also are in the center of a cylindrical word search that is answered using their eyes as they drag the cursor across the correctly found words.
Normal people don't know - or care - about the difference between a CPU (central processing unit) and a GPU (graphic processing unit). They simply want to use their computers to create and view great content.
There is currently some debate about which VR headset architecture will create the "best" images with the "best" form factor at the "right" price. In writing this white paper, we started the process by framing the issues as a choice between microdisplay-based designs vs. direct-view panel designs.
Shortly after his return from the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), we caught up with Lewis Smithingham, president of 30ninjas at CES in Las Vegas where he was busy shooting and producing VR (virtual reality) content for a number of the leading firms that were unveiling new VR products.
Even though industry analysts are lukewarm on the success of VR (virtual reality), you couldn't tell it as you navigated around many of the booths during CES with HMDs (head-mounted displays) taking you into fantastic immersive worlds and games.
An avid diver and VR filmmaker, Lewis Smithingham, thinks one of the biggest potentials for VR film work will be letting people really experience new, unusual and exciting adventures, places and ideas.
As flat panels themselves become increasingly slimmer, customers are looking for even more ways to get these mounted TVs and monitors as flush with the wall as possible. The Video Mount Products IWB-1B is an in wall box that allows up to a 32-inch flat panel to fully collapse into a wall. It installs easily between two 16-inch on center wooden studs, has integrated cable and electrical knockouts, and a high load capacity. The IWB-1B works with the LCD-1B and LCD-2537B mounts. The IWB-1 is yet another option for discerning installers and customers who demand both aesthetic appeal as well as the famed VMP reliability. Whether in the office, commercial install, home, or any other application where a low-profile wall mounted flat panel option is desired, the VMP IWB-1B is the answer.