Orange County Register
Companies adapt Oculus Rift tech to take users to college campuses and beyond
July 8, 2014
The Oculus Rift goggles – originally designed to transport users to fictional worlds of 3D gaming – can now give college hopefuls a virtual tour through more than a thousand university campuses around the world
YouVisit, based in Florida, recently adapted its campus video tours to be viewed through the Irvine-made Rift.
Abi Mandelbaum, co-founder and chief executive of YouVisit, started the company in 2009 to make it easier for students to get the feel of what campuses are like, without having to spend time and money visiting them.
YouVisit has produced tours of most major California universities, including nearly all the University of California campuses and Cal State Fullerton and Chapman University. Read the full article online.