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  1. Armenius

    HP Reverb G2

    HP has just launched a new VR headset developed in conjunction with Microsoft and Valve. The headset sports a resolution of 2160x2160 per eye on 2" x 2.89" LCD screens with a refresh rate of 90 Hz. It promises "infinite" tracking area with 4 cameras in the headset. IPD adjustment is...
  2. R

    "Sweet Spot"

    I'm pretty happy with my Lenovo Explorer, especially with the limited VR gaming I do. That said my main complaint with it is how tiny the "sweet spot" is when positioning the HMD. a centimeter in any direction causes everything to go pretty blurry. I don't have the funds for an Index, but is...
  3. Supercharged_Z06

    Quest now supports Oculus Rift VR Games

    You can now play Oculus Rift PC VR games using just the Quest (via a single USB 3 tether cable): https://www.oculus.com/blog/play-rift-content-on-quest-with-oculus-link-available-now-in-beta/
  4. Supercharged_Z06

    VR HTC Vive HMD + controllers + Deluxe audio headstrap. (No Lighthouses

    Upgraded to the Index, so selling my Vive, minus the Lighthouses. HMD is in excellent shape - like new condition. https://www.ebay.com/itm/VR-HTC-Vive-with-controllers-Deluxe-audio-headstrap-Sold-WITHOUT-Lighthouses/113817010440
  5. C

    Samsung Odyssey+ back on sale for $300 w/free shipping and returns

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/samsung-hmd-odyssey/8n2d0nk20p8m/jtx4 This is the lowest price I've seen for the O+ since the Black Friday sale. It's probably the best portable VR headset currently out there and compares very favorably against the Vive and Rift. I have one and definitely...
  6. cageymaru

    Oculus Rift S Dumps IPD Adjustment in Favor of Marketing

    Palmer Luckey has released a new blog post entitled "I can’t use Rift S, and neither can you." where he discusses Facebook's decision to save money in the design of the Oculus Rift S by getting rid of the interpupillary adjustment feature. IPD (interpupillary distance, the distance between your...
  7. cageymaru

    Microsoft Patent Describes a Persistence of Vision Augmented Reality Display

    Microsoft has filed a patent for a new type of mixed-reality head-mounted display (HMD) called a Persistence of Vision Augmented Reality Display. The display uses movable screens to simulate a 360 degree field of view. These screens can rotate back and forth, spin around a user's head, or spin...
  8. cageymaru

    VLC 4.0 Will Support VR Headsets and 360 Video

    VLC lead developer Jean-Baptiste Kempf gave a talk at FOSDEM 19 where he discussed new features that are coming in the open source VLC 4.0 release. The VLC development team reverse engineered the VR headsets on the market to add support via OpenHMD. Support for HDR, a new video filter API, new...
  9. cageymaru

    HTC Vive Cosmos Is a Tethered Headset According to FCC Filings

    According to FCC filings, the upcoming HTC Vive Cosmos will not be a wireless headset. The 2.402-2.48 GHz frequencies used by the Cosmos are the same as what the Vive and Vive Pro devices use to connect wireless controllers to the headsets. A HTC representative told UploadVR that on "day one"...
  10. Supercharged_Z06

    Rift on sale again on Amazon

    If you missed out on the Black Friday/pre-Christmas sales, it looks like Amazon has the Rift on sale again for $349: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B073X8N1YW
  11. Supercharged_Z06

    Rift on sale again

    If you missed out on the Black Friday or pre-Christmas sales, looks like Amazon has the Rift on sale again for $349: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B073X8N1YW
  12. cageymaru

    The State of VR in 2018

    Blurbusters has an article on the state of VR in 2018. It touches on the current VR trends as the market shifts from wired headsets to wireless HMDs powered by the latest Snapdragon processor. Bela discusses upcoming options in 2019 to rid ourselves of the wire, and their experience with lesser...
  13. Hagrid

    Rift hanging hooks

    I bought one of these. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06XY5WKXW/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 I did not really have a place to put it up. I now have a whole room just for me! So I put this kit on it to see how good it is. It worked out beautiful. The cord is up in the air...
  14. R

    [HOT] Lenovo Explorer WMR HMD $100 & Free Shipping

    Lenovo Explorer Mixed Reality Headset on sale at B&H for $100. HMD only, no controllers, picked one up for my newly acquired iRacing addiction. They also have 10 condition used ones for $75, YMMV vary on that tho...
  15. C

    Pimax 8k and 5K+ reviews are up. And it's looking good!

    Mixed Reality TV SweViver VoodooDE VR (German - activate subtitles in Youtube for a running translation)
  16. C

    HP Mixed Reality VR Headset and Controllers - Refurbished - $150 w/free shipping

    https://www.amazon.com/HP-Reality-Controllers-Certified-Refurbished/dp/B07CSFYJKD Has to be the best deal out there right now to get started in VR or to own a portable VR setup.
  17. S

    Samsung HMD Odyssey

    Who's picking one up? I plan to pick one up for flight sims. Flyinside is working on microsoft mr support, and steam support appears to be solid. Also gonna do racing games and DCS World flying.
  18. VanGoghComplex

    If I only want a HMD...

    Hey guys! I'm a n00b when it comes to VR, so forgive me if this is a dumb question. If I only want an HMD that will replace my monitor, if I still want to sit at my desk and use my KB&M to play my games, if I'm not interested in motion tracking or any of the "full VR experience" hardware...
  19. cageymaru

    Leap Motion’s New 180-degree Hand-tracking is a Perfect Fit for Mobile VR

    Qualcomm has added Leap Motion's 180-degree hand tracking module to their new mobile VR headset that's currently in development. Qualcomm is developing the self contained platform for use as the base hardware for many mobile phone manufacturers. They also have made it clear that the Leap...
  20. Zarathustra[H]

    LG Shows Off SteamVR Headset with 1440x1280 screens at GDC

    All week we have been hearing multiple reports of LG intending to demo a "Next Generation" VR headset with Valve at GDC, but up until now the details were scant. They didn't even share any pictures of the device. UploadVR now has some real details on this new HMD. LG's headset is built...
  21. Supercharged_Z06

    Rift+Touch just dropped by $200

    For those of you thinking of taking the VR plunge, Oculus just announced that they are cutting the price of the Rift + Touch contollers by $200. The Rift is now $499 instead of $599 and the touch controllers with the extra camera sensor is now only $99! A third sensor has also been cut from...
  22. cptnjarhead

    11K (2,250 ppi) AMOLEDs

    Definitely going to need foviated rendering for this hmd! Sunic System Promises 2,250ppi OLEDs for VR | EE Times
  23. FrgMstr

    AMD & NVIDIA GPU VR Performance: Project Cars @ [H]

    AMD & NVIDIA GPU VR Performance: Project Cars - If you like racing games then it is likely that you are familiar with Project Cars. This racing game can push a system to its limits when you turn up the visuals, and that is just what we are doing today while using our HTC Vive VR headset. And...
  24. MavericK

    AMD Testing a 4K, 120 Hz VR HMD

    Very interesting: UPDATE: AMD Working on 4K, 120Hz VR HMD | VRFocus Apparently it's not AMD's display but the specs are supposedly correct. My question is, how are we going to push 4K times 2 at 120 FPS? That just seems crazy at this point in time. I imagine technologies like nVidia's SMP...
  25. M

    Anyone try to run a very old GPU with a Rift or Vive? Just tried an HD 5870. lol

    While I'm still waiting for my chance to get a GTX 1080, I received my Vive today and decided to see if it would even give me a slideshow on my Radeon HD 5870 from 2009. No slideshow, but a dramatic failure that made me chuckle. Error 208. Sees it on USB, but doesn't even acknowledge it on...
  26. W

    any OSVR owners?

    just curious if anyone had some first-hand experience with it. It's tempting to experiment with...
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