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AMD’s VR-ready CyberPowerPC gaming PC comes with Oculus Rift for $499

 

AMD CyberPowerPC

Virtual reality gaming rigs are increasing in numbers. The technology is reasonably expensive at the moment with desktops costing upwards of $1,000. AMD is slated to change that cost phenomenon, and for this has introduced CyberPowerPC – an Oculus Rift headset ready Gamer Ultra VR desktop that is priced at $499.99. There’s a catch here – the desktop will sell for sub $500 tag in a bundle with an Oculus Rift headset, which alone costs at $599.99. The total cost of the system would therefore be $1099.98. Read More…

Parrot BeBop Drone provides in-flight virtual reality view with Oculus Rift glasses

Parrot BeBop Drone with SkyController for Oculus Rift

Drone manufacturer Parrot is looking to up the ante with its line-up of drones and the new entrant in this elite league is BeBop drone. This high-end drone is loaded with a 14MP fish-eye lens (6 element) capable of shooting high definition 180 degree wide-angle shots with amazing image stabilization. The quadcopter has WiFi connectivity option which extends its flight range to a distance of 2km and although it has battery life of just 12 minutes on one charge, it is still a photographer’s delight. Parrot BeBop Drone can be controlled with iOS or Android mobile devices with Freeflight 3.0 app, making it ideal for shooting short clips or breathtaking aerial views.

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Step into the game with Oculus Rift truly immersive VR headset for video games

There are many Virtual Reality headsets out there but there is still scope of one that offers true immersive gaming experience – by the way Ocular Rift has gained fanfare on Kickstarter, quickly surpassing their $250,000 goal in some hours, we guess we have the headset of our dreams in the making. Designed to change the way we perceive gaming, the Ocular Rift has an wide viewing field, a hi-res display and offers ultra-low latency head tracking to provide the a truly immersive VR experience like never before. Read More…

Oculus Rift, HTC Vive or Google Cardboard? Which VR headset should you opt for

HTC Vive Oculus Rift or Google Cardboard

Looks like this is the week of VR headsets. You can preorder HTC Vive, Oculus Rift or Google Cardboard with all of them looking to expand their market share in the not so explored VR market which is still a goldmine. While Oculus Rift has got the luxury of being a dominant VR headset from the very beginning, HTC Vive brings with it the experience of Valve, developer of industry’s most loved games. Add Google to the tally who has been trying to bring affordable VR experience to the users in the easiest way possible.
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Oculus Touch controller lends added dimension of realism to virtual reality

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Battle for the best VR headset is getting stiff by the day with all major players trying to improve their design. Oculus has inched forward gradually with its winning Oculus Rift headset, and they have made some major improvements to the Touch controller seen last year. They have reached a point where the VR headset controller is going to land in the hands of consumers come December 6, 2016. Yes, Oculus Touch controller is up for pre-order and it is one major development in the arena of VR gaming.
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Oculus Touch controller for next level gaming experience in Virtual Reality

Oculus Touch

There is no doubt that Virtual Reality is going to transform video gaming forever real soon, and Oculus Rift is going to lead the way. Oculus began with wireless Xbox One controller as input device, but to move forward and improve gaming experience in virtual reality, the Rift makers have come up with Oculus Touch – next-gen input device designed to allow gamers to interact with objects in VR most naturally. Read More…

Oculus Crescent Bay: Next gen VR headset immerses you in augmented reality

Oculus Crescent Bay Prototype

Oculus Crescent Bay Prototype

Oculus Rift virtual reality headset has been around for couple of years now and it has really impressed the proponents of augmented reality hardware. So much that a company like Facebook couldn’t resist to buy Oculus VR for a staggering amount. Now to step up the game even further, Oculus VR has come up with the next improved prototype version of the headset dubbed as Crescent Bay at the Oculus Connect conference in Los Angeles. The new VR headset will have an improved display, better head tracking capability and audio aesthetics for an immersive experience.
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Why Facebook acquired Oculus VR for $2 billion?

Facebook buys Oculus VR

In a surprise move Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg has acquired virtual reality technology startup Oculus VR founded by Palmer Luckey, for a heavy $2 billion. The deal includes $400 million in cash, 23.1 million shares of Facebook common stock worth about $1.6 billion and $300 million in cash and stock based incentives. The maker of augmented reality Oculus Rift headset is second acquisition by Facebook in a very short time after their WhatsApp procurement. Oculus VR will operate independently within Facebook and work on its current project, as well as projects that fall in line with Facebook’s long term goals.
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Intel debuts Project Alloy VR headset at CES 2017

At the CES 2017, Intel demoed its in-the-works Project Alloy VR headset, which turns pre-scanned room furniture into a game scene in virtual reality. The idea of transforming real environment into virtual reality is something Intel is referring to as Mixed Reality. According to CEO Brian Krzanich, Intel is expected to provide this technology to VR manufacturers by the end of this year, since Intel wouldn’t be developing a headset itself. Read More…

Google ditches VR, allegedly working on standalone AR headset

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Google is working on some ambitious devices of late. Only recently the company revealed its Android-powered VR platform-based Daydream project – but the tech giant’s long term plans are far beyond virtual reality and pretty close to augmented reality. According to a report on Engadget (via Recode) Google has scrapped plans for a VR device, but claims, it is working on a high-end mixed reality headset that brings the good of augmented reality and VR to one single device. Read More…