KQED 'Forum': Michael Krasny Ventures Into Virtual Reality

Tuesday's 10 a.m. Forum hour focused on the future of virtual reality in the wake of Facebook's $2 billion purchase earlier this year of Oculus VR.

To prepare for the segment, host Michael Krasny donned an Oculus headset for virtual immersion into several scenes, including a BMX park and the Golden Gate Bridge.

So, the experience wasn't exactly reminiscent of Michael Douglas' trip through a virtual filing system in "Disclosure" (and that's probably a good thing -- no Demi Moore avatars stalked Krasny). But our intrepid virtual traveler appeared, from the outside, to be fully engaged in his projected surroundings.

Check out Krasny's reaction in the video above. The VR scene from "Disclosure" is below.

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