IMAX to close its “VR experience” centers
The company behind the biggest screens in cinema is giving up on bringing VR screens within a few inches of users’ faces. The company announced today in a SEC filing that it will be shutting down its three remaining virtual reality centers including its flagship location in Los Angeles.
VR is cool, but I am not so sure it is going to be the mass market that many hoped. VR has its place though, but apparently this was not one of them.