Oculus Rift – nxtGen Virtual Reality Headset

Oculus Rift – nxtGen Virtual Reality Headset

              Computers and Laptops are one of the daily used electronic products particularly for entertainment. Movies, Gaming, Music are some of its kind in entertainment. Considering movies and gaming, we get maximum experience with large displays and monitors.  Some people will even use projector for such kind of great experience. Here we have another device Oculus Rift, an upcoming, high field of view , virtual reality  head-mounted display from Oculus LLC. The device is just a VR headset instead of traditional displays with a lot of great features.  

 

         The VR developer kit headset comes with 7 inch 720p(640×800 per eye)display screen which takes in DVI input which can be converted into HDMI with an adapter. The consumer version comes with 7 inch 1080p   resolution which will be released later after the release of the developer kit. The product is currently under development for PC, though the company may consider consoles like Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, or next gen console and even mobile devices.

Oculus Rift - Virtual Reality Headset

Oculus Rift – Virtual Reality Headset

      The device has a 1000 Hz Adjacent Reality Tracker with 3-axis gyros, accelerometers, and magnetometers for absolute head orientation tracking without drift. The power consumption is litter higher than what USB can deliver. The high power consumption is due to 7 inch display screen. So the device comes with external power cable and USB cable for data transfer from the VR headset and the PC. The weight of the device is approximately 250 grams.

Oculus Rift - Virtual Reality Headset - Rear View

Oculus Rift – Virtual Reality Headset – Rear View

The Oculus Rift Developer Kit is currently available for pre-order which is prices 300 USD.

Official Website: www.oculusvr.com

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