Understanding the Adoption Curve of VR and Mixed Reality | Sam Watts

Understanding the Adoption Curve of VR and Mixed Reality | Sam Watts

Sam Watts is one of the foremost thinkers on VR and the Director of Immersive Technologies at MakeReal, a company that believes that immersive digital products are transforming the way we work, play and learn.

In our wide-ranging conversation, we cover many things, including:

  • How psychedelics started the virtual reality movement
  • Why dystopian VR is unlikely in Sam’s opinion
  • What areas are advancing rapidly and causing VR’s progress
  • The reason a single company probably won’t own the VR market
  • Why immersive experiences change the equation for entertainment of the future
  • The problem with consumer VR today and what needs to change to spur adoption
  • What is the experience escape velocity and why is it so important?
  • When we can expect to see consumer VR takeoff
  • The chicken and the egg problem of content and cost
  • Why 5G will drive adoption of VR
  • The reason the future is likely mixed reality

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