7 Virtual Reality Headsets We Want Now
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

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In 2016 tech is all about virtual reality. The technology consists of a pair of somewhat awkward looking headsets that immerse the wearer into a virtual, digital world.

[Related: 7 Crazy Uses of Virtual Reality]

Virtual reality is a computer-generated three-dimensional image or environment with which we interact. VR is used primarily for entertainment purposes, but it’s also increasingly being used for marketing and advertising, in medicine and other industries for practical purposes.

A slew of new VR headsets recently hit the market. Here are the VR headsets we want to try out the most:

Google Cardboard

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Google Cardboard:

The most affordable VR headset on the market, Google Cardboard is made from cardboard cut into the shape, somewhat like a ViewMaster toy. It works with a smartphone. Slide your phone into the Cardboard viewer with the screen facing the lenses. There are a number of apps for it on Google Play and the Apple App Store.

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Samara Lynn

Samara Lynn is a technology journalist, covering the industry for a decade. Her work appears in The Wirecutter, Tom's Hardware, PC Mag, and other online outlets. She's the author of "Windows Server 2012: Up and Running" and previously worked in the IT industry. She's currently the digital manager at Black Enterprise.


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