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Are Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Headsets really the Next Big Thing?

Since Glass was first introduced by Google, many companies believe that the next big thing is wearing computers on your face.

Just last week, HTC and Valve demonstrated their face-mounted computer, called Vive, and it was met with wild rapturous applause from tech writers.

Here is a quick overview of all the different virtual and augmented reality headsets that companies are building and showing off these days:

  • Vive VR, by HTC and Valve.
  • Oculus Rift, by Facebook.
  • Gear VR, by Samsung  and Oculus.
  • HoloLens, by Microsoft.
  • Magic Leap, a startup by Rony Abovitz, invested by Google, Marc Andreessen, Qualcomm and others.
  • Project Morpheus, by Sony.
  • Glass, by Google.

 

Read the full story on BusinessInsider site.