This is the best VR headset I’ve ever demoed

Before Oculus kickstarted a lot of the fervor around consumer headsets, the #VR headsets that were being built for enterprise rigs were multi-thousands-dollar rigs that still sucked. As Oculus and HTC expanded their platforms, a lot of these enterprise-focused #VR companies shriveled up or were forced to significantly retool how they approached fat-wallet customers. Things […] [Read More]

Summary… * Machine-Made


Before Oculus kickstarted a lot of the fervor around consumer headsets, the #VR headsets that were being built for enterprise rigs were multi-thousands-dollar rigs that still sucked.
Things are even more complicated now; Oculus has priced pretty much every other manufacturer out of the consumer market, and now a good deal of those consumer #VR companies are chasing enterprise customers.
The company says this sweet spot (which is about the size of the current-gen HoloLens field-of-view) offers about 20x the resolution of other consumer #VR headsets out now.
The substantial pixel bump also makes it feel like a completely different type of device.
To #VR hardware aficionados looking at pushing scalable solutions, I’m sure the #VR-1 feels a bit like cheating, but cheating feels good sometimes.

Opinion… * Man-Made


The #Varjo Virtual Reality headset cleverly pairs a conventional resolutioned #VR display with miniature ultra-high-res displays that lens and mirrors reflect to fall in the center of the user’s vision. #Innovation #Trend

Source: Techcrunch