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What Is Virtual Reality & How Does It Work? | Mashable Explains

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Published on Apr 15, 2014

Facebook recently acquired Oculus VR for a hefty $2 billion. Before the purchase, Oculus raised more than $91 million in venture funding after an incredibly successful Kickstarter campaign put them on the radar of techies and gamers alike. With all of this attention and all of this money now being invested, it looks like virtual reality is making a huge comeback.




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Need For Speed footage:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nqCwC...

Call of Duty footage:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HM2Zt...

Animal Crossing footage:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EsEF8...

Sudden Clarity Clarence meme:
http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/sudden-...

Haptic Feedback footage:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvB7D...

Avatar image:
http://wonderfulengineering.com/make-...

Soldier VR Training image:
http://www.wired.com/2012/01/army-vir...

Pilot VR Training image:
http://www.defense.gov/photos/newspho...

Doctor VR Training image:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/...

Skyrim Play footage:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7n5k...

Oculus Rift footage:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzCwc...

Music:
http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-...

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