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Looking for Some Open Source Virtual Reality?

For those of you who like your reality virtual and your software open, there are options — such as this nifty headset our Phil Shapiro found while searching YouTube.

The Screening Room

Razer OSVR HDK2 virtual reality headset.

Virtual reality is the big deal these days and it’s great to see open source is alive and well in this realm. This newly uploaded video shows one of the VR solutions open source enthusiasts can explore and enjoy, the Razer OSVR HDK2 virtual reality headset.

Here is some further info about this solution, including some cautions worth noting.

4 Comments

  1. HOJ HOJ January 11, 2017

    .. VR is nice, I guess, but some people have problems when they try to us it…

  2. Randal Randal January 11, 2017

    Yet another VR thing, of which I never see them being put over peoples heads who wear glasses. ADA compliant, I think not.

  3. Michael Michael January 11, 2017

    I wear glasses with the Viveand it works fine. The only complaint I have with any of these VR systems is that none of them really work well for me with narrow IPD

  4. Elf Sternberg Elf Sternberg January 11, 2017

    The thing is, what I really want is a comfortable solution for working *in private* even when I’m in a public setting, like an airplane or a cafe. I don’t want head or hand tracking, I want someone to ship a comfortable HMD. We finally have the glass for it, dammit.

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