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OSVR (Open Source Virtual Reality) – Virtual Reality Headset

HMD Name: OSVR Hacker Dev Kit v1.3 Designer: Razer/Sensics Website: http://www.osvr.org/ Estimated price $299 Display type: OLED Resolution: 960×1080 per eye Field of view: 100 degrees Head tracking: Yes, 100hz IR tracking Eye Tracking: No (upgrade possible) Audio: Own headphones, audio codec integrated Refresh rate: 120hz Latency: TBA/Unknown Optics: Custom low distortion lenses, adjustable diopters … Continue reading OSVR (Open Source Virtual Reality) – Virtual Reality Headset

Playstation VR Virtual Reality Headset

HMD Name: Playstation VR (Codename Morpheus) Designer: Sony Website: https://www.playstation.com/en-us/explore/project-morpheus/ Estimated price $300 Display type: OLED Resolution: 960*1080 per eye Field of view: 100 degrees Head tracking: 6 Degrees of freedom Eye Tracking: No Audio: None (Own headphones) Refresh rate: 120Hz Latency: TBA.Unkown Optics: TBA, can be worn with glasses Inputs: HDMI Type: Tethered to … Continue reading Playstation VR Virtual Reality Headset

Virtual Reality Workbenches

Workbench display is a system of display that few VR researchers think is the only logically related object to virtual environments.  During the 1990s, Larry Rosenbaum, the Computer Science Liaison Scientists at the Office of Naval Research formed a group of Navy VR engineers in the production of a huge display monitor that allowed various … Continue reading Virtual Reality Workbenches

Virtual Reality Clothing

Experts and researchers feel that new and more developed devices ahs to be developed in order to increase interaction for users.  The few basic interactive devices like the keyboard and the mouse are really easy for any user to use. But they stop the user to completely enjoy sense of immersion. But for full proper … Continue reading Virtual Reality Clothing

Fove Virtual Reality Headset

HMD Name: Fove (Developer kit) Designer: Fove Website: http://www.getfove.com/ Estimated price $350 (Developer kit) Display type: LCD (not final) Resolution: 1280×1440 per eye Field of view: 45 degrees (100+ projected feature) Head tracking: Yes Eye Tracking: Yes, infrared, 120fps per eye Audio: Own headphones (projected feature) Refresh rate: 60Hz (90Hz projected) Latency: TBA/Unknown Optics: TBA/Unknown … Continue reading Fove Virtual Reality Headset

Gear VR Virtual Reality Headset

HMD Name: Gear VR Innovator Edition for Note 4 Designer: Samsung/Oculus Website: http://www.samsung.com/global/microsite/gearvr/ Estimated price $199 Display type: Super AMOLED (From Galaxy Note 4) Resolution: 1280×1440 per eye (based on Galaxy Note 4) Field of view: 96 degrees Head tracking: Yes, phone dependent Eye Tracking: No Audio: None (Own headphones) Refresh rate: 90Hz Latency: 20ms … Continue reading Gear VR Virtual Reality Headset

Google Cardboard Virtual Reality Headset

HMD Name: Cardboard Designer: Google Website: https://www.google.com/get/cardboard/ Estimated price Approx $10 Display type: Not included Resolution: NA Field of view: Approx. 96 degrees Head tracking: Yes, smartphone dependent Eye Tracking: No Audio: None Refresh rate: Variable Latency: Variable (45mm focal length lenses standard) Optics: Variable Inputs: None Type: Smartphone HMD shell Google Cardboard might look … Continue reading Google Cardboard Virtual Reality Headset

Google Glass

The Google Glass is the most well known early attempt to create a wearable, reality augmenting computer. This product sits at the head of a predicted boom in wearable technology. The Glass is actually an example of an OHMD, or Optical Head-Mounted Display. This simply means that, unlike a VR HMD which will enclose your … Continue reading Google Glass

Hololens Virtual Reality Headset

HMD Name: Hololens Designer: Microsoft Website: https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-hololens/en-us Estimated price: $3000 Display type: Proprietary “holographic” display technology Resolution: Unknown Field of view: Approx. 40 degrees (unconfirmed) Head tracking: Yes Eye Tracking: No Audio: Yes, no sound isolation Refresh rate: 60Hz Latency: TBA/Unknown Optics: TBA, can be worn with glasses Inputs: NA/Unknown Type: Self-contained mobile HMD The … Continue reading Hololens Virtual Reality Headset

Immerse VR – Virtual Reality Headset

HMD Name: Immerse Designer: Thumbs Up! Website: http://www.thumbsupuk.com/Products/Immerse-_Virtual_Reality_Headset Estimated price $45 Display type: Phone Dependent Resolution: Phone Type Field of view: “Ultra wide”, no official number from maker. Head tracking: Yes Eye Tracking: No Audio: No, own headphones Refresh rate: Phone dependent Latency: Phone dependent Optics: IPD adjustment, ring focus Inputs: Phone Dependent Type: Smartphone … Continue reading Immerse VR – Virtual Reality Headset