TECHNOLOGY: Is Virtual Reality the future?

Most of our readers have probably heard of the new virtual reality headset from Oculus Rift. Today, we’re going to be doing a full length feature on what this virtual reality headset will offer in terms of features. The launch date is set for late 2015. The idea behind the headset was so enticing that Mark Zuckerberg bought out the company for $2 billion as soon as he could. The headset will most likely be used for gaming, then further developed for social media, interactive movies, and concerts as well.

Some of the features that the Oculus Rift offers is postional head tracking. So say you turn to the right in person, the virtual reality simulator will follow your head movements. A huge problem that individuals encounter with virtual reality simulators is motion sickness from the constant movements. With the Oculus Rift, there is a low persistence OLED display to minimize blurring and judder. The Rift also has a built-in latency tester to optimize your experience while wearing the headset.

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Features:

  • Positional tracking system
  • Low persistence OLED display
  • Built-in Latency Tester
  • Engine Integrations
  • Oculus SDK (Supports Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux)
  • 960 x 1080 resolution for each eye
  • 75 Hz, 72 Hz, and 60 Hz
  • .97 lbs of weight, not including the cable
  • 100 degree field of view

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I’m sure you are all eagerly awaiting the release of the Oculus Rift, if only to see how well it does on the market. With features as impressive as these on a whole new platform, the Oculus Rift is sure to make a splash in the technology and gaming market.

For more features on upcoming technology, make sure to follow Belleza Moda Magazine on our social media sites. To learn more about the oculus rift, take a look at their website http://www.oculus.com.

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