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Spherical video will shape your reality in 2016

Nick Barber | Jan. 12, 2016
As the 360-degree video ecosystem slowly comes together, new viewing experiences will blend the virtual with the real.

Cardboard, which only costs a few dollars not including a phone, is a much more promising way to democratize virtual reality content than the $600 Oculus Rift. 

The New York Times shipped one million Cardboards so that subscribers could watch VR content created for it. 

"[Virtual reality is] a way to experience other people's lives and experiences in a manner never possible before," Woodman said. "Days or weeks later when you recount your viewing experience it becomes difficult to discern whether you watched it or you lived it."


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