• Clay Bavor, Google vice president of virtual reality, talks about Daydream and virtual reality during the keynote address of the Google I/O conference, Wednesday, May 18, 2016, in Mountain View, Calif. Google unveiled its vision for phones, cars, virtual reality and more during its annual conference for software developers. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    Opportunities and hurdles with Google’s Daydream VR vision

    NEW YORK (AP) — Upcoming virtual-reality headsets based on Google’s new Daydream VR system could give more people a taste of VR and make better games and applications affordable.

  • People rush to their seats after the gates opened to hear the keynote address of the Google I/O conference, Wednesday, May 18, 2016, in Mountain View, Calif. Google unveils its vision for phones, cars, virtual reality and more during its annual conference for software developers. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    Expect virtual reality, artificial intelligence from Google

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google wants to play an even bigger role in managing people’s daily lives, while also nudging them into an alternate reality, as the Internet company responds to competitive threats posed by Facebook, Amazon and Apple.