Why should it work this time?

The desire of building virtual reality goes back decades, but up to know all attempts have failed. If people did not want virtual reality 20 years ago, what has changed right now?

The main reasons for the past failures can be seen in the high prices of the hardware. Building an Oculus Rift back then would have been incredibly expensive, but this is not the only reason. The latest improvements in real-time computer graphics, providing a smooth experience and the sense of presence, are also important for the virtual reality success.
Technology seems to be ready and cheap enough to bring virtual reality in every house. Let’s see if it works.

Full article here: http://widy.co/vZ