Virtual and Augmented Reality Today Are Like the Internet in ‘95 (Video)

Virtual and Augmented Reality Today Are Like the Internet in ‘95

Some say virtual and augmented reality will be an integral part of our everyday lives within 10 years. But what does this market look like today? Is it hype or a business with real potential?

When clients and business partners ask me about the current state of the virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) markets, I usually draw the comparison with the Internet in 1995.

Back then – in the era of desktop computers and dial-in modems – it was hard to imagine where “this new Internet thing” would take us more than 20 years later. Check out this epic TV interview from ‘95, in which Bill Gates tries to explain the benefits of the Internet and everyone just laughs. Continue reading “Virtual and Augmented Reality Today Are Like the Internet in ‘95 (Video)”