Like it or not, porn as we know it is a few final thrusts away from getting totally in our faces for keeps. On the cusp of a bold new frontier in adult entertainment, niche software developers are designing cutting-edge smut for virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift.

According to Oculus’ promotional videos, as early as this year, consumers will be able to strap on a head-mounted display and engross themselves in a world of “immersive stereoscopic 3-D rendering, [with] a massive field of view, and ultra low latency head tracking.”

Once both the hardware and software become readily available, experts predict the virtual experience will relegate our laptops and smartphones into lackluster – and eventually obsolete – platforms for firing up and perving out.

“The VR realm is an emerging market that everyone’s gonna be watching very closely,” says Alec Helmy, president of XBIZ, an adult-industry trade publication. “I believe everyone knows that it’ll be a big disruptor of the business as we know it, and those who are in the strongest financial position will be the ones to put forth the research and development budget to experiment with this new area.”

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