Oculus Founder Builds VR Headset That Kills User If They Die in Game

Oculus Founder Builds VR Headset That Kills User If They Die in Game


Publication Title
Futurism
Publication/Creation Date
November 7 2022
Creators/Contributors
Maggie Harrison (creator)
Palmer Luckey (contributor)
Oculus VR (contributor)
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
"Per Luckey's blog, the device is a tribute to NerveGear, the fictional killer headset in the popular VR-theme manga series "Sword Art Online," which melts wearers' brains with microwaves if they fail to escape a virtual game where they've been trapped by a mad scientist."
HCI Platform
Wearables
Relation to Body
On
Related Body Part
Brain, Eye
Source
https://futurism.com/oculus-founder-vr-headset-kills

Date archived
November 8 2022
Last edited
November 9 2022
How to cite this entry
Maggie Harrison. (November 7 2022). "Oculus Founder Builds VR Headset That Kills User If They Die in Game". Futurism. Futurism LLC. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/Detail/objects/5883