The fear of virtual reality in 1992
When people speak of virtual reality nowadays, it’s less science fiction and more science fact. The industry is poised to bring in revenues of $150 billion by the year 2020, according to a report by Digi-Capital. Former CBS News correspondent Erin Hayes had the task of explaining virtual reality — its challenges, benefits and the fear that accompanied it.
Fresh out of high school I still remember being excited about the prospect of virtual reality, and amazed at the fear and hysteria presented in the media.