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a16z Podcast: Oculus and the (Mind-Blowing) Reality of Virtual Reality

Chris Dixon, Balaji Srinivasan, and Gil Shafir

Posted March 28, 2014

Up until now virtual reality has been a disappointment for all those people pining for their own personal holodeck. But advances in the components required to create a truly immersive digital 3D experience have finally broken through much of what has been holding virtual reality back. As a consequence, Oculus VR is building something that is nothing short of a new medium. Chris Dixon, Balaji Srinivasan, and Gil Shafir discuss the present and future potential of virtual reality. Take heart, the holodeck can’t be far away now.

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