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James Cameron on Oculus Rift: ‘Just a yawn’

By October 30, 2014March 24th, 2020Newswires

By Chris Taylor

Based on his years spent working on movies with characters that slip on virtual reality goggles (think Avatar and Strange Days), you might expect director James Cameron to be excited about a real-world technology that resembles something from his movies.

But Oculus Rift, the VR headset platform that Facebook for $2 billion in March, doesn’t thrill Cameron. 

“It seems there’s a lot of excitement around something that to me is just a yawn,” Cameron said at the WSJ.D Live conference in Laguna Beach on Wednesday.

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