Oculus Rift Creators Tout Second Life as Use Case for Their VR Headset
I couldn't attend yesterday's GDC presentation by lead developers of the Oculus Rift VR headset, “Running the VR Gauntlet – VR Ready, Are You?”, but a friend who did told me an interesting point came up during the talk: Oculus Product VP Nate Mitchell discussed the range of applications VR will be used in, first citing a violent multiplayer action game like Battlefield, then noting that there's a huge opportunity to integrate VR in a non-violent online world experience like Second Life.
I hope to follow up with the Oculus guys more on this point, but it's noteworthy that they're apparently interested in integrating their device with Second Life. I suspect this means their full developer SDK will play nicely with SL, and we're much likelier to see SL integration with Oculus sooner rather than later.
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