Bridging the Rift: Oculus’ Answer to Virtual Reality
With their clunky designs and nauseating displays, truly immersive virtual reality devices used to be the stuff of science fiction—think The Matrix or Tron. However, recent technological and design advances by Oculus VR allow for dynamic and enjoyable virtual reality experiences (in the real world). Oculus VR’s founder, Palmer Luckey, details some of the key innovations inside the company’s headset, the Rift, and explains why virtual reality is finally ready for a mass-market debut. (Plus, read about another SciFri staff member’s experience with the Oculus here.)
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