Oculus Rift-based ad goes viral

A Swedish Internet service provider has created an ad to demonstrate how terrible slow Internet speeds are, with a viral video that uses the Oculus Rift.

The company, Umea Energi put the Oculus Rift, paired with a webcam and a Raspberry Pi,  to create a lag in the way people perceive the world.

The end result is not conducive to making eggs.

Oculus Rift ad eggs

Or bowling.

Oculus Rift ad bowling

Watch the full video below.

Maria Korolov

Maria Korolov is a science fiction writer who covers cybersecurity, AI and extended reality as a tech journalist at her day job.
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