Manipulating objects in VR

Virtual reality: sorting out what works and searching for a ‘killer app’

Sony’s release of the PlayStation VR last week brings virtual reality to the cusp of mainstream adoption. To make it a must-have home entertainment device, the gadget will need a breakaway hit like Angry Birds or Pokemon GO. A list of the challenges faced by virtual-reality developers offers hints of what a killer VR app or game might look like. While it could borrow techniques from traditional games, virtual reality’s potential becomes clearer at the point where conventional approaches start to fall short. ….[READ]