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Why Progressive CMOs Are Already Testing VR

Creating more immersive experiences has been the goal of storytellers since humans first gathered around the campfire and added a lion's roar to their tale of the hunt. The stunt-loving film director William Castle electrified seats in the '50s for "The Tingler" to literally add extra shock value! John Waters infamously included "Odorama" scratch and sniff cards for screenings of his 1981 cult classic, "Polyester." More recently, 4D theaters have been offering wind, water, smells, jostles and even pokes in the back to make sure we are transported beyond the humdrum.

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