From high-performance rigs like the Rift and Vive, to entry-level mobile sets like Google Cardboard and the LG 360, 2016 is the year VR became a reality for business and consumers. Nowhere is the reality of VR more apparent than 2016's Mobile World Congress convention in Barcelona, Spain. On this episode of the podcast, TechRepublic's VR expert Erin Carson fields questions from Jason Hiner and Dan Patterson about what VR headlines from MWC means for business and consumers.
Virtual reality news from Mobile World Congress:
- HTC Vive's price and pre-order date (TechRepublic)
- LG 360 VR (CNET)
- Samsung's Gear 360 camera (TechRepublic)
- Facebook's VR initiative (ZDNet)
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Our panel this week:
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Dan Patterson has nothing to disclose. He does not hold investments in the technology companies he covers.
Dan is a Senior Writer for TechRepublic. He covers cybersecurity and the intersection of technology, politics and government.