Oculus talked about a lot of potential uses for virtual reality at its event last week where it unveiled the, Crescent Bay model of the Oculus Rift headset, but Chief Executive Officer Brendan Iribe said that the heart of Oculus will always be in gaming.
“For a very long time the heart and soul of what drives virtual reality is going to be a video game 3D engine,” Iribe told Games Industry International. “This is not a film, this is a 3D game engine inside. So even when it’s a medical simulation experience or it’s architecture or whatever it is, it is a 3D game engine running inside. That’s awesome, that is rooted in the game market.”
During Oculus’ event last week, Chief Technical Officer John Carmack, Founder Palmer Luckey, and Oculus’ Chief Scientist Michael Abrash discussed many of the challenges and possibilities with virtual reality.
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