Raise your hand if you were one of the folks who bought into the whole VR will achieve great success in L&D and Training. Raise your hand if you attended a seminar at a trade show and walked away, excited about this new technology and how it can be utilized for L&D/Training.
Raise your hand if you put on a VR headset at a trade show or seminar. Raise your hand if you recall that it was sanitized before you put it on, and if not, be thrilled you did not become patient zero for pink eye.
I will readily admit I drank the Kool-Aid (on a side note, the phrase was coined after Jonestown in 78, but I digress). I attended a VR show in London in 2016, and walked away seeing the potential for L&D/Training.
I remember presenting a seminar at ATD, I think it was 2017 on immersive learning tied around AR, VR, and MR.