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CES 2015: Razer OSVR headset is an open source platform for developers

Razer OSVR headset CES 2015

Razer OSVR open source VR headset

Razer at CES 2015 has come up with its own version of HUD headgear for virtual reality and it says that their version is not an Oculus Rift competitor in any way. We however, would like to question that thought as the Razer VR headset is going to give Oculus Rift VR a good complementing aid and perhaps in the future develop its own stand-alone VR headset. Enough to give Oculus Rift worthy competition in its own domain.
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Viewbox VR headset works with big screen smartphones

Viewbox VR headset

Viewbox VR headset

If you thought that VR headsets fitted with smartphone to act as the display is going to be quite popular in the coming future, then you are quite right. After the launch of Samsung Gear VR headset it was quite evident that the trend would set in. Going with this new wave is the Viewbox VR headset which can accommodate smartphones up to the size of 3.5×6.7 inches. The headset is made from neoprene that adapts to the different size heads, making it comfortable to wear.

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Samsung Project Beyond: Gear VR headset for Virtual reality travel to anywhere in the world

Samsung Project Beyond virtual reality environment

Samsung Project Beyond 360 degree camera

At the 2014 Developers Conference, Samsung has revealed its 360 camera module christened Project Beyond Camera that captures the scene in 3D. Thereafter, any user with the Gear VR headset can watch that place in amazing detail, just as if he/she is present there in reality. Although at this point in time the 3D camera is able to capture the detailed stereoscopic scene from just one standing point and when later on some user sees the scene using Gear VR headset they have to stand still and look around and up or down.
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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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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…

Xiaomi launches Mi VR Play headset, going out to beta testers for 15 cents

Xiaomi mi-vr-play

After creating a buzz with competitively priced smartphones, Chinese tech company Xiaomi is venturing into other fields. Recently, Xiaomi launched its first laptop after having debuted a foldable cycle and a Segway-styled self-balancing scooter. With the idea to broaden its product line, Xiaomi announced the Mi VR Play recently. Not anywhere close to the Oculus Rift to say, Mi VR Play is an entry level virtual reality headset and is designed to create a new budget niche for VR headsets. Read More…

Google ditches VR, allegedly working on standalone AR headset

android-ar-predictions

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…

Trials of Tatooine – Star Wars VR experience with HTC Vive headset

Star Wars VR Trials of Tatooine

Lucasfilm’s R&D wing ILMxLab is working on a room-scale Star Wars experiment set in virtual reality and they released a video showing how amazing it is. Using HTC Vive VR headset, the wearer is transported to Luke Skywalker’s home planet after the defeat of the Galactic Empire. Dubbed as ‘Trials on Tatooine’, this VR experience was revealed to a group of journalists at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. This is a unique way to experience Star Wars as you fit into the shoes of an unnamed Padawan holding a Lightsaber.
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Figment VR iPhone case transforms into a virtual reality headset effortlessly

Figment VR iPhone case

Virtual reality applications are coming to the geeky community in a big way and manufacturers are looking for ways to make it easier to use and foremost affordable. Google Cardboard is a very good example of enjoying VR content on your smartphone without burning a hole in your pocket. Yet another intuitive way to view VR content on your iPhone 6s/6s Plus has just arrived and it is definitely grabbing attention.
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Samsung’s Gear VR virtual reality headset uses Galaxy Note 4 as screen

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Of all electronics manufacturers, it’s Samsung that has recently made its presence felt in the world of Virtual Reality with the all new Gear VR. Developed in partnership with Oculus (Samsung handling hardware and Oculus providing software assistance) the Gear VR is a headset which lets Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 4 to be used as its screen to create an immersive 3D experience unlike we’ve seen before. Read More…