Virtual Reality (VR) interfaces are massively increasing in popularity at the moment. Using these devices a user can fully immerse themselves in a digital world, with often amazing results. As such, there are a number of companies with revolutionary devices in the pipeline, each with huge potential. Read out list below of 4 high tech VR devices that are changing computing forever!
1. Google Cardboard
Perhaps the most interesting addition to this list, Google’s Cardboard is a VR device like no other. Made of nothing but simple cardboard, this ‘device’ is simply a way to hold a smartphone close to your face. The really innovation is the specialised software which Google created for Android smartphones which turns them into a VR screen when they have the Cardboard app activated.
2. Oculus Rift
Kickstarting the current explosive growth of Virtual Reality, Oculus VR have so far released two developer models. Their most recent, the Dev Kit 2, features an AMOLED screen with an extremely high refresh rate, as well as additional sensors to detect head position. The company plans to release a later commercial version of the device in 2015.
3. Samsung Gear VR
Samsung surprised everyone in September this year by unveiling its own virtual reality headset. Their device, called the Gear VR allows for a user to slot their smartphone into a specialised headset and then view content as it was a native VR screen. The Gear VR makes use of the AMOLED screens of many Samsung smartphones in order to deliver lag-less experience.
4. Vrvana Totem
While other VR headsets provide a fully immersive experience, blocking out the outside world completely is not always for the best. The Vrvana Totem seeks to remedy this through two front face cameras place on its device which allow a user to see what is going on in from of them as well as inside their virtual world.
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