PRESS COVERAGE: CES Trends: Virtual Reality Between Crystal Balls, Data Gloves and Rabbit Holes
Virtual reality was once again close to everywhere at CES in Las Vegas, with countless booths displaying headsets and accessories.
Virtual reality was once again close to everywhere at CES in Las Vegas, with countless booths displaying headsets and accessories. A number of studios and creators also used the event to either launch or preview new experiences. But the biggest advancements may not be available to consumers for another year or two.
SoftKinetic, a subsidiary of Sony, demonstrated similar technology working with a customized Oculus Rift headset. The premise of both is intriguing; being able to use your hands instead of controllers in VR would definitely be a huge step, and the tech already seems pretty impressive. However, a SoftKinetic employee cautioned that it may be another two years before we see anything like it integrated into the VR headsets from major manufacturers.