Virtual Reality (VR) has been with us for many decades – at least as an idea – but the technology has now come of age.
And it’s not just gamers who are benefiting from the immersive possibilities it offers.
Four experts, including Mark Bolas – former tutor of Palmer Luckey, who recently hand-delivered the first VR handset made by his company Oculus Rift – talked to the BBC World Service Inquiry programme about the future of VR.
Maria Korolov: Work, rest and play
Mark Bolas: Out of the lab
Skip Rizzo: On the virtual couch
Nick Yee: Vulnerable reality