Global Site Selection Is Going Virtual

8 Nov 2021


Decades into its development and still in search of a footing, virtual reality owns a somewhat suspect place in the mind of the general public, pre-millennials in particular.

“Have fun in the Stone Age,” chirps an over-accessorized VR geek in an oft-viewed television parody. “I,” proclaims the geek, snapping down his VR viewer, “am stepping into the third dee-mension.”

Evolving as the technology may be, the VR stigma remains. 

“Some exciting practical use applications exist right now, but this perception of virtual reality as science fiction turns some people off before they even look at it,” says Ellysse Dick, policy analyst with the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. “It’s a huge challenge right now.”

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