Oculus Rift – Next-Generation Virtual Reality

Posted on 26 February 2016 Tags: Crazy Gadgets, Feature, Seriously, WTF?

Technology has evolved immensely over the past decade and innovations have changed the world. It’s hard to imagine and predict the future because of how fast technology develops. Every day new products are invented and released in market for consumers.

One of the most anticipated technologies today is VR (Virtual Reality) Headsets. This technology was just a concept few years back and was under research and development but finally has been launched with only conceptual prototype products to create hype and publicize the technology.

Many products are under development by top companies to offer an authentic VR experience to users. Oculus Rift is a state of the art VR device, from Oculus VR, a company which specializes in virtual reality technology.

Rift is an all in one device and offers a number of features to provide the best possible experience. Not only this, the Rift is designed to provide 3D experience which makes it the most advanced VR gadget available in market.

Hardware specifications of Oculus are considered unique since it offers gaming as well as music and movies. Rift is lightweight and has a comfortable surface with a soft body to comfort the face and also ventilation so the user doesn’t end up sweating.

Plus, high quality internal materials, which include an HD OLED display with a 2160 x 1200 resolutions which offers high definition picture and also less eye convergence to protect the eyes and prevent eyesight related problems.

The Positional Tracker is a discreet undisclosed feature along with 3x USB and HDMI slots. The device supports the Windows and Linux platforms. The key component which makes the Rift unique is the Adjacent Reality Tracker which features a magnetometer, a gyroscope and an accelerometer. When combined, they provide accurate tracks to Rift across all three dimensions.

The Rift carries a slightly hefty price tag of $599, but given that it offers something never seen before, it is well worth the money.

Photo courtesy of Oculus

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