Developing Chinese ‘opensource’-VR goggles that works on multiple platforms




A team of four Chinese developers have a Antvr kit brought to Kickstarter. The kit includes a virtual reality goggles and a multifunctional controller. The glasses work by the developers on multiple platforms and ‘opensource’ hardware.

The developers hope to get it to start. Produce the combination of VR goggles controller with enough money through Kickstarter The kit would be compatible with PC, Xbox, PlayStation and Android, and there would be support for playback of Blu-ray movies are. The Oculus Rift is now working only in conjunction with a PC and the Sony PlayStation games Morpheus only seems to go support.

The kit consists of a VR glasses that has a 6” screen that provides a field of view of 100 degrees and a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels provides. However, the glasses show each eye a resolution of 960×1080 pixels, with an aspherical lens for a display in a 4:3 ratio instead of square image for each eye creates. The aspherical lens would further provide sharper images with less distortion than a spherical lens, which as the Oculus Rift features.


The kit also includes a controller that can be used as a gun, joystick, racing wheel or standard controller used. For the latter, the handle of the gun can be removed and opened. Although Antvr developers ‘open source hardware’ speaking, only the documentation on the USB module for Bluetooth signals seem to be. Fully released

The developers currently have in order to start production of Antvr kit. $ 200,000 Currently the kit to get support at $ 300 and the expectation of the developers is that production will start in September. It is not yet known how much the kit will cost if he actually goes into production.


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