New test version Oculus Rift has higher resolution

Mar

20

2014

About a year after the first test version of the Oculus Rift came out, the company has released a new version behind the virtual reality glasses. The second test version should be closer to the consumer version of the virtual reality glasses are.

Oculus VR, the company behind the virtual reality glasses, put on the Game Developer Conference in San Francisco more information about the new glasses out. Although the new developer kit from the Oculus Rift is still the same as the version that will eventually be sold to consumers, it is a long way in that direction, says Oculus VR: all games are created with this kit also work in the version that will be sold to consumers. The new developer version costs $ 350 and can be ordered immediately, the extradition probably begins in July.

The OLED display device includes a higher resolution than its predecessor: 960 x 1080 pixels per eye, where 640 was still in the original version at 800 pixels per eye. In addition, the Rift now has a CMOS camera sensor on the front, to follow. Precise movements This allows gamers example corners of walls look in games.

Furthermore, the image of the device should be stable stenosis and is equipped with a USB port to plug in accessories. However, the device has become heavier 440 grams, where it was purchased 380 grams. But that is because the plastic molds which the device is designed not been optimized, the consumer version should ultimately be lighter than 380 grams.

However, the breakout box, which had to be placed disappeared between the headset and the computer: the glasses can now be connected directly via HDMI and USB on a computer. Also, the infrared lights, shown previously, is now hidden behind the plastic.

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