During the last hours, a controversial case of development in VR technology has gone viral, in which if you die in a game, you also die in real life.
This striking news has as its protagonist Palmer Luckeycompany founder Oculus. Through a publication on the internet, she communicated about the work around this striking project.
As he indicated, he is developing new virtual reality glasses with a video game that would have real consequencesbeyond the virtual.
“The idea of linking your real life to your virtual avatar has always fascinated me“, he began by saying. “You raise the stakes to the highest level and force people to fundamentally rethink how they interact with the virtual world.”
Also, the man behind Oculus also indicates that “improved graphics they can make a game seem more real.” However, this does not seem to be enough for realism.
“Only the threat of dire consequences can make a game feel real to you. and for all other people,” added Luckey, referring to the ways in which he intends to influence.
Palmer knows that so far there is nothing similar and welcomes the development of this VR technology that will make “if you die in the game, you die in real life“.
“We are halfway to making a real NerveGear, the incredible device that perfectly recreates reality using a direct neural interface that is also capable of killing the user“.
“The bad news is that so far, I’ve only discovered the half that kills you. The perfect half of the virtual reality equation is still many years away,” he added.