Project Morpheus – Sony’s virtual reality headset for PS4 revealed at GDC
Sony finally took the drapes off its long awaited virtual reality device for PlayStation 4, code named as Project Morpheus, at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. The reveal was done by SCE Worldwide Studio’s Shuhei Yoshida during the GDC session titles ‘Driving the Future of Innovation at Sony Computer Entertainment.’ 3 years in the making and still in the prototype stage, the virtual reality headset by Sony for PS4 gaming console promises unmatchable gaming experience with amazing special sound and visual that will immerse the gamer into another world.
With an unmatchable visual and audio experience for immersive gaming, Project Morpheus virtual reality headset will transport gamers right into the gaming action.
Project Morpheus features a 5-inch, 1080p display that has 90 degrees field of view and a 360 degree positional head tracking system powered by the in-house PlayStation Camera platform. To track the head movement of the user, accelerometer and gyroscope sensors in the head mounted unit along with the PlayStation Camera will do the trick of accurately tracking head orientation.
This virtual reality headset will take gaming to another level as the gamers would be able to further enhance their experience as the headset could be used in conjunction with PlayStation Move controller and DUALSHOCK 4 Wireless controller too.
On the audio front, this headset will also be a game changer as it will have binaural audio courtesy a new 3D technology developed by Sony. It will also have the ability to connect your favorite pair of headphones with the device.
Sony claims that the headset will be ideal for long gaming sessions as it is very comfortable to wear and adjustable.