The bottom line is that for all of the hype about the novelty of today’s virtual reality systems, one has only to look back at VR’s more than 60 year history or the more recent history of 3D television for a brief reality check. While virtual reality and its cousin augmented reality are likely to make inroads in the workplace as enterprise tools, it is highly unlikely that 2016 will be the year that everyone begins living in their own virtual world.

Source : Remember 3D TV? Why 2016 Will Not Be The Year of Virtual Reality – Forbes