Cardboard, which only costs a few dollars not including a phone, is a much more promising way to democratize virtual reality content than the $600 Oculus Rift.
The New York Times shipped one million Cardboards so that subscribers could watch VR content created for it.
"[Virtual reality is] a way to experience other people's lives and experiences in a manner never possible before," Woodman said. "Days or weeks later when you recount your viewing experience it becomes difficult to discern whether you watched it or you lived it."
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