This past Christmas, we splashed out on an Oculus virtual reality headset for the fam and when we finally got to experience virtual reality, it was seriously mind blowing. While content for VR headsets is being developed rather slowly and the whole thing feels a bit buggy, we came away from that experience convinced that in the not-so-distant future, kids will ask their parents if they really used to play video games through the small windows of televisions. While we can't be certain what the future will bring, we are certain VR is here to stay and we're interested in looking at investment opportunities in this space. As with any emerging technology, we're not expecting to find a pure-play virtual reality stock but it doesn't hurt to look.
The two dominant headsets at the moment are the Oculus Rift...
...and the HTC Vive.
Oculus is owned by Facebook, a $376 billion company that is in the business of keeping people connected and largely wasting their time. HTC Corp (TPE:2498) is