Oculus Rift

Oculus Rift

Postby Spider » Thu Jan 10, 2013 6:24 pm

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This is best head tracking VR set I've seen yet. Once this matures...could be pretty damn amazing. Looks like it works extremely well even in this taped together development build.
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Re: Oculus Rift

Postby John Galt » Thu Jan 10, 2013 7:26 pm

this will be sweet

i think it needs exterior camera so you can see your controls if you need to though. or something like that. or entirely different peripherals -- gloves that could talk to the vr and then be rendered in game as something else. kinda like "check your watch" and really it shows kinda a pad on your arm in game to switch weapons, or something
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Re: Oculus Rift

Postby Spider » Thu Jan 10, 2013 7:36 pm

Would be interesting with gloves in an FPS, holding a virtual rifle or whatever. Arms would get tired fast though.

Honestly, quality VR would be pretty sweet for my work as well, since I do a lot of 3D design stuff. To be able to put yourself inside the geometry and look around...very cool.
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Re: Oculus Rift

Postby The Comrade » Thu Jan 10, 2013 8:02 pm

fatiguing the body would be a good way to get people to stop and do something else for a while.
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Re: Oculus Rift

Postby Spider » Thu Jan 10, 2013 8:15 pm

heh. I always thought it would be hilarious to get one of the those bicycle generators to charge a battery bank, which would run the TV and console. Make the kids charge that bitch up before playing. Considering how much power these things draw the kids would be getting lots of exercise.
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Re: Oculus Rift

Postby Spider » Sun Apr 21, 2013 11:07 am

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Re: Oculus Rift

Postby John Galt » Fri May 17, 2013 5:00 pm

AND THE NEXT LEVEL

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Re: Oculus Rift

Postby Spider » Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:19 am

Andrew Scott Reisse, a co-founder of Oculus VR, died last Thursday when he was struck by a car fleeing police in Santa Ana, Calif., the local ABC affiliate reported.

He was 33. Reisse played a key role at Oculus VR, the Kickstarter-funded startup which created the Oculus Rift, a virtual reality gaming headset. The immersive gaming accessory is still in development but has been a huge hit at several tech shows this year.
Reisse, who lived in Santa Ana, "was walking in a crosswalk when he was struck and killed at the end of a police chase," KABC-TV reported. He was hit by a Dodge Charger carrying three suspects who were allegedly involved in a physical altercation with police a few blocks away. The three suspects "took off" in the car after another suspect was shot and killed by police, according to the TV station.


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Jesus. Guy was just trying to cross the damned street. Shit. :(
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Re: Oculus Rift

Postby spacemonkey » Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:23 am

Even better then all that, join the Army and go to Pakistan. Real bullets, real pain, real death.
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Re: Oculus Rift

Postby exploited » Thu Jun 06, 2013 5:27 pm

Unreal 4 now officially supports this. Crazy.

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