Experts want to ensure that we’re fully ready for virtual reality


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  • Friday, 07 Apr 2017

A customer tries out a Samsung Electronics Co. Gear VR virtual reality headset at the company's D'light flagship store in Seoul, South Korea, on Monday, April 3, 2017. The Galaxy S8 represents Samsung's biggest prospect for a turnaround after the Note 7 debacle last year. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/BloombergV

Virtual worlds are coming for humanity, and a group of researchers and technologists want to make sure we're ready when they arrive. 

Next week, three top researchers in virtual reality, augmented reality and body computing are having an informal meeting with members of a government regulatory agency to kick off what they hope will be a conversation about the potential dangers of immersive technology and the need for more studies into the impact they might have on people. 

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