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Virtual reality will not replay the 3D debacle

In the mid-2000s, everyone was talking about 3D, the “next big thing” in video that would transform the way we consumed TV and movies, even how we communicated. It required people to buy expensive new gadgets and wear goofy eyewear, but we were told that consumers would flock to this new three-dimensional world. Unless you’re James Cameron, the Hollywood director whose movies have made billions …