28 Dec '16, 2pm

Virtual Reality by the Numbers: 5 Things You Need to Know in 2017

Virtual Reality by the Numbers: 5 Things You Need to Know in 2017

Virtual Reality (VR) has finally arrived. Questions of affordabilty aside, 2016 was the year that VR products finally hit store shelves in a major way. But now that the products are out there, the big test is whether consumers will actually use them. And if they do what will they use them for? So will VR hardware become as popular as smartphones? Or will this be a trend we see fizzling out sooner than later? We took at look at some of the numbers and came up with five things everyone should know about VR in 2017: According to ReportLinker the majority of Americans are not aware of the major VR brands (Image source: ReportLinker) 1.) Most Americans Don't Understand VR There may be a section devoted to VR gear at your local Best Buy already but that doesn't mean consumers understand why it's there. A 2016 survey by ReportLinker found that “the majority of respondents do not ...

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