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China Replaces Humans with V.R. Puppets on Reality TV Show

China’s state-owned Jiangsu Satellite TV has a new talent competition called “2060” in which the competitors are computer-generated avatars controlled by virtual-reality (VR) headsets. The producers hope the show is successful enough to buy VR gear for all 200 members of the live audience, so they can experience the entire performance in virtual reality.

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