If you missed out on purchasing a developer edition of the Kickstarted launched Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, before Facebook acquired the company for a cool $2 billion worth of stock.
You might be interested to know there are alternatives and one industrious hacker has created his very own virtual reality headset in the style of the Oculus Rift for a minimal cost.
Check out the videos below to see how YouTube user Ohaple created the VR headset using a smartphone from as little as $20.
Road to VR website explains:
“This DIY VR headset (also known as a head mounted display or HMD) takes a few hours to setup, and will cost somewhere between $20-$50 depending on how you source your parts and whether you want additional programs or controller support. If you already have aDurovis Dive, or would like to buy one, this project can be used with the Dive as well, just skip to the LED installation portion.”
For full details on how to create your very own custom built virtual reality headset for between $20 and $50 visit the Road to VR website for full details.
Source: Digital Trends