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Boone & Reverend Kyle talk CES, Crystal Cove, and more!

Wow. That is the best way to describe this latest episode of the Rev VR Podcast. VR Developer, and friend of the show, Boone Calhoun, joins me to discuss the news of the day. The latest Oculus Rift prototype, named "Crystal Cove" has made it's debut ...

Lets take a step forward.

I think it would be great, if Occulus team, and Omni/Virtualizer teams were working together for something :Having the Rift to plug in the Omni / VirtualizerAnd the Vritualizer to make a proxy, to avoid extra cables and have something more ergonomic ...

Tgaud by Level 2
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Where is "THE Demo"?

After having my rift for a little while and playing through all of the available demos out there, I have to ask: Where is THE demo?I appeal to Oculus to throw me a few thousand dollars, and I'll make it for them.I mean something that shows off everyt...

Tridef Hotkeys Helper ( Black Borders?)

* For Users Who Don't Know These Settings\Hotkeys For Tridef 3D*When Playing Any Compatible Game with Tridef other than the menu the hotkeys i use are as Follows:Hold Down ALT and SHIFTThen press ; ' Keys = Image Stretch Or K L = Image overscan Or [ ...

Valve's VR SDK for Standardizing Interface and Input

BBC ArticleValve designer Brian Coomer says the company is "days away" from releasing a VR software development kit that will give game makers a standard way to provide an interface for VR controllers.The kit will be released at Valve's forthcoming S...

Tbone by Level 4
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Crystal Cove .. They've done it !

The main issues that everybody was complaining about were latency, resolution, nausea and head movement. According to most of the reviews of Crystal Cove, they pretty much fixed it all ! am I missing something here? The only thing I'm hoping for now ...

Tip: For less experienced Windows users

Ok, I admit it. I became a Mac user years ago due to my undying dislike for Windows. Yeah, I know. I principally did my gaming on my Xbox 360 and until the rift I was happy. Let's face it Mac gaming is not where it is at.Anyway the Oculus Rift caused...

MarkM by Level 2
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New Model Being Shown at CES 2014 (Jan 7-10)

The Verge has a great article here about the recent developments at Oculus VR and hints at the new model they are going to show off at CES 2014:What Marc Andreessen and Chris Dixon saw was what Oculus plans to unveil at CES this year: a prototype ver...

cegli by Level 2
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First Images of Sony's New VR ( Updated )

Hi All After seeing what Oculus and Sony have had to say im unsure if I need to eat my words just yet :?: I'm a bit confused. I find it hard to believe that the hype for Sony VR has anything to do with the 3D viewer as its way out of price range for ...

Will the consumer version of the rift include headphones?

Just looked at a picture of the Glyph VR headset.And wondered if Oculus are considering including headphones in the consumer version of the rift?It just seems such an obvious option to include and would make using the rift so much simpler, IMHO.

Arowx by Level 3
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How do I connect to my computer?

I dont have an oculus rift yet so just wondering how do you connect it to your computer/mac? does it come with the cables?

jd123 by Level 2
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New Sony HMD is "750in Virtual Screen" with Headtracking little announcement here. Pretty much what I expected. Limited FOV, portable. It seems Oculus still has no competitors, unles...

cegli by Level 2
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Alien Islolation (PS4) - perfect for the Rift?

Hello.Creative Assembly has shown their newest game "Alien Isolation".Please watch this video:And after watching this video,I can't help but feeling that this game would be perfect for the rift.Somebody should really give those developers some free d...

Adding Crystal Cove compatible optical tracking to the DK1

The cat is out of the bag - OculusVR will very likely go for an optical tracking system for their consumer version. Iribe quote: "We still may change how it’s done, but we feel great about the positional tracking system. It’s been a year in the works...

sven by Level 4
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How to monitor and maximize performance, e.g. FPS?

I got my developer kit last week. No issues downloading and playing demos so far on my laptop running Windows. Couple questions coming from a non-technical user, though...1) How do folks go about measuring and monitoring performance? For example, I s...

arose10 by Level 2
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Devkit 2 4k confirmed? curious... if that's confirmation enough for everyone else? (at the end of the video the lady talking mentions that they can send it all arou...

New UHD curved screen with an epic fail

Interesting new tech from Samsung at CES 2014, a curved UHD tv.This could lead to a minuture curved UHD for VR in the future perhaps?The announcement is coupled with an epic fail from Michael Bay who trips over his tele prompter, chokes and then walk...

RiftXdev by Level 3
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Where can we watch CES 2014 live?

I got to check out intel at CES 2014 last night via Livestream. How ever it was on intel's website.I missed out on the car show though  (I was somewhat interested on it)I tried looking for some type of link on the CES 2014 official website, and on t...


... I know you're probably busy. But it's getting late here in Thailand. So can you pm me a link to pre order the dev kit 2 now? I'd hate to wake up to news that preorders have begun and I simply can't wait. I will happily give you an arm and a leg f...

How to use Oculus Rift with Black MESA?

I know that its possible to play Black MESA with the Oculus Rift. But I really would like to know how to get it fully running.I tried adding -vr in the launch box. But how ever, when I launched the game (it didn't go into Virtual Reality mode)Anythin...

System Requirements Feedback

Before ordering the developer kit, I want to get feedback from the community on whether my system specs pose any issues or if there's anything else I should be aware of...MacBook Pro, Mac OS X 10.7.5Intel HD Graphics, NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M8 GB DDR3 ...

arose10 by Level 2
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Does Oculus know about this?

If not someone might be in trouble... Sorry if this was posted about already. I didn't see anything when I searched.

Regarding Rift Sale

Hey guys,I'm looking to sell my rift as I have probably reaped as much fun as I can considering the fact its a dev kit and in respects to the demos out there. I'm not gonna post it on ebay or anything as there's no point to have to put a high price j...

VR Cinema 3D for video games (external display)

I've been browsing for a day or two but can't find any related threads, apologies if this is a dead horse.But has anyone tried to turn the VR Cinema screen into a computer screen for playing games? Would it be too much for a computer to render the tw...

AlphaRay by Level 4
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VorpX - Announcement of an Announcement to numerous requests in the the last few weeks and especially in the last few days, I’d like to announce that an announcement about a beta release date will be made within this mon...

Slybo by Level 2
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Oculus Needs returning :(

I recently purchased an Oculus rift off here only to find out my girlfriend has already bought me one for my birthday, I was wondering if there would be any chance of being able to return the item? I'm in a financial state at the moment and it would ...

3D operating system

Somebody needs to revive this project, and make it work for the Rift:

"Screen door" effect - a solvable problem?

Anybody who's used the Rift even a little bit has noticed the "screen door" effect, where there's a somewhat noticeable space between the pixels. Granted, your eyes adapt to it fairly quickly and it becomes a fairly minor issue, but it's still very m...