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Airlines Begin to Experiment with In-Flight VR Entertainment

Airlines like United and French airline XL Airways have begun to experiment with including VR as part of their in-flight entertainment options.

Explains Nextgov, “United Airlines offered Glyph headsets (made by a Californian company called Avegant) on a few flights earlier this month between San Francisco and Las Vegas, where the Consumer Electronics Show was held. The headsets look like headphones flipped on their side and retail for $549. Users have a 360-degree view and can watch content in 3-D. The content streams from a smartphone or tablet, which gives the viewer a greater degree of privacy on what they’re viewing compared to the old seat-back screen, or even a tablet resting on a tray table.’

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