Who knew that getting a taste of virtual reality could be so cheap?
That's what Executive News Editor Ken Mingis discovered recently when a Google Cardboard VR viewer showed up in the mail -- thanks New York Times -- along with instructions to download the NYT VR app (for iOS or for Android). And in a moment, what Mingis had routinely dismissed as something akin to 3D TV became "Dayumn, this is cool."
Multimedia Editor Keith Shaw had much the same reaction when trying out VR viewers from WowTech, Speck, Mattel's View Master -- yes, that View Master -- and even something that came from a Fruit Loops box.
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This story, "Mingis on Tech: Getting virtual with reality" was originally published by Computerworld.