[Chugalug] OT: Oculus Rift

Jason Griffey griffey at gmail.com
Tue Mar 19 12:08:16 UTC 2013


I had a chance to demo these and talk to the devs at CES in January. They are very impressive...even in their rough stage, they were incredibly good. 

Jason


On Mar 19, 2013, at 1:07 AM, Chad Smith <chad78 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm actually online friends with Palmer Luckey.  Have been for a long time - well before the Rift.
> 
> Not so close that I scored a free dev kit, though.  :)  I just knew him back when he was modding old video game consoles into handhelds.
> 
> The Rift is pretty awesome.  I can't wait for the consumer version.
> 
> - Chad W. Smith
> 
> 
> On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 1:01 AM, Ralph Edge <rledge21 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> http://www.oculusvr.com
>> 
>> Anyone checked this out? I've been following it for a while now, hoping my devkit comes in the mail soon.
>> 
>> Basically, its a (somewhat)cheap, light-weight VR headset with fast head tracking.  Supposed to be very immersive.
>> 
>> I saw Johnny Lee's video a few years ago on headtracking using a Wii-mote(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jd3-eiid-Uw), and it kind of got me excited for the future of 3d stuff.
>> 
>> Can't wait to see what can be done with the head tracking + goggles.
>> 
>> -Ralph
>> 
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