Christina Heller VR Playhouse
Christina Heller, CEO VR Playhouse

Sports and education are two of the key areas in which both individuals and companies can become successful in virtual reality today, ahead of the impending launch of the major headsets later this year, according to a panel of VR experts that included WiVR members Helen Situ and Nonny de la Pena.

“An easy concept for the mainstream to grasp is the power to teleport or to time travel,” explained Situ, Virtual Reality Evangelist at NextVR, at a panel titled “Women Lead VR: Executives Discuss Content Creation and Diversity” at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco this morning. “People want premium seat tickets to major sporting events. They want to be able to join in wherever they were in the world, so long as they’re online.

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