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Virtual reality takes shape in start-up world

The firm, which is less than two months old, has over 2,000 experiences of destinations available on its app

Photo by Maurizio Pesce, via Tech in Asia
Photo by Maurizio Pesce, via Tech in Asia

Gazematic, a start-up based here, has built an application that allows smartphone users with a virtual reality (VR) headset to get a virtual experience of tourist locations such as Goa and Paris. The videos are six to seven minutes each. “With everything going digital, people want experiential digital content. The new products (in terms of hardware) are creating a lot of excitement. With no clear market leader, big and smaller companies are trying to capture the spot,”  says Karthikeyan NG, the 28-year-old founder of Gazematic. WEB OF ...