Oculus Announces Crescent Bay Prototype
Sep21

Oculus Announces Crescent Bay Prototype

It is “Oculus Connect” time! The first developer conference bringing together engineers, designers, and creatives from all around the world to share and collaborate in the interest of creating the best virtual reality experience possible.  That is at least how the Oculus team promotes the event. CEO Breand Iribe started the show with the big announcement of a new Oculus Rift Prototye called “Crescent Bay”. The...

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Check Out The Totem VR Headset On Kickstarter
Sep18

Check Out The Totem VR Headset On Kickstarter

Vrvana’s long awaited Kickstarter campaign has launched. The company is seeking $350,000 CAD to produce a dev kit of their new Totem VR headset.  The Totem will offer some unique selling points  compared to other VR headsets like the Oculus Rift, for example a stereo-pair of front-facing cameras for 3D passthrough video and inside-out positional tracking, dual on-headset headphone plugs, per-eye lens focus, and hardware...

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NextVR’s Stereoscopic VR Cam Uses 6 Red Epic Dragon Cameras
Sep15

NextVR’s Stereoscopic VR Cam Uses 6 Red Epic Dragon Cameras

New photos reveal a first glimpse at NextVR’s camera rig for recording stereoscopic 360 degree video for VR. The camera platform uses the six  RED Epic Dragon cameras to capture up to 6K resolution in stereoscopic 360 degree video. Weighing in at more than 30 pounds, the camera system combines three stereo pairs of RED Epic Dragon cameras which are capable of recording up to 6K resolution video. Each Epic Dragon camera is priced at...

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Perception Neuron Collects $572,000 For VR Input Suit On Kickstarter
Sep15

Perception Neuron Collects $572,000 For VR Input Suit On Kickstarter

Beijing-based company Noitom Technology successfully concluded their Kickstarter bid for their Perception Neuron, a VR motion input suit and collected nearly $572,000, more than twice the campaign’s $250,000 goal. The company uses up to 30 sensors to track movement from entire limbs down to individual fingers. The Perception Neuron is a wireless motion capture suit that Noitom says can be used for virtual reality input, as well as...

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Oculus Rift Consumer Version To Roll Out Summer 2015
Sep13

Oculus Rift Consumer Version To Roll Out Summer 2015

Oculus Rift’s consumer version will launch in a limited beta program by summer 2015, according to a new report. Multiple sources with knowledge of the matter say that the VR firm will roll out the first retail-ready version of the headset in waves, much as Google did with its Glass augmented-reality technology. According to those sources the headsets could ship as early as April 2015. Once the rollout begins, only a small number...

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