Virtual Reality Takes Fans Inside the World of Watches

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Virtual Reality Takes Fans Inside the World of Watches

Post by DBCooper » Sun Nov 20, 2016 5:39 am

Virtual Reality Takes Fans Inside the World of Watches
The New York Times | By VICTORIA GOMELSKY |NOV. 13, 2016

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Swiss watchmakers are nostalgic by nature. How else to explain their constant reference to a golden era of timekeeping, more than 200 years ago, when masters such as Abraham-Louis Breguet devised the world’s first complicated timepieces?

At the same time, however, a growing cohort of forward-thinking watchmakers is embracing the possibilities of virtual reality, or simply V.R. The immersive technology, designed to simulate a user’s presence in a real or imaginary environment using a special headset, is being hyped as the biggest thing to happen to the luxury industry since e-commerce.


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Post by svaglic » Tue Dec 13, 2016 12:11 am

Mortuus wrote:It's a shame they don't have a virtual reality feature wherein you can take a vitual shovel and smack a virtual Jumbloat over his fat, greasy & bepimpled head... 8)


They could actually charge for that and probably make as much as they do selling watches.
It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.
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