The Oculus Rift on The Today Show Was a Thing of Weird Beauty

This morning on The Today Show, host Matt Lauer briefly tried out the Oculus Rift as part of a larger segment on wearable technology.

It is great to see mainstream media cover the Oculus Rift in a legitimate way, even if it still looks kinda goofy. Watch the video above for more. For those of you who can’t watch the video, here is a GIF of Matt peering into a virtual winter wonderland, his eyes full of childlike wonder, without ever leaving New York. Enjoy:

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rlawrence
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I see he needed to take his glasses off.

I'd image this would work pretty well for nearsighted people, but am I a moron for thinking farsighted people may have trouble with this?

Is there a plan in place with the tech for people that need glasses?