Yesterday the developers of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset announced that their new Oculus Rift Development Kit 2 is now available to pre-order for $350.
However a new trend of devices is starting that use the screen and power of your smartphone to provide you with a slightly different 3D or virtual reality experience at a reduced cost. One of those such devices is the new vrAse smartphone 3D virtual reality case which will be launching next month for around $100.
The concept for the vrAse case uses the concept of the Victorian iableries that provides users with an image for each eye to provide a convincing 3D effect. This week the Register website was able to put the new vrAse smartphone virtual reality case through its paces at the Wearable Technology Show in London.
Explaining that the best source of material for the vrAse is currently 3D movies as 3D touch games on a smartphone simply wouldn’t work benefits held two inches from your face providing no way to touch the screen. Its creators explain:
“You can use vrAse with any smartphone via two options; using “perfect-fit” cases, for the six best seller smartphones from last year, or if your phone is not listed, you will be able to choose the universal adaptor, adaptable to any smartphone with screens from 3.5” to 6.3”
vrAse is made of three distinctive parts which are designed to work together as a highly integrated design, which enables you to enjoy all its capabilities, in a way that is portable, comfortable, durable and accessible.”
For more information on the new vrAse smartphone virtual reality case which was originally successfully funded by a Kickstarter crowd funding campaign, jump over to the vrAse website for details.
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