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Upgraded Screen

I was just wondering if any of you have or are planning to upgrade the screen to a better quality one?And if so, how easy is it to do?Hopefully when people start to do it, we can post what screens worked the best, and any problems that occurred.

hucki by Honored Guest
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A couple of questions before I order the Oculus Rift.

Are there any upgrades to the current development kit planned before the consumer version? Also I've read that people have had problems with UPS, is UPS used to ship to Europe? How much are the additional fees(shipping, customs, etc)? Could someone f...

Gnamra by Honored Guest
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Time frame for OS X development?

Hi,I don't have my dev kit quite yet, but in anticipation I was looking to learn more about development - looking around I see at the moment you have to develop on Windows, but it sounded like OS X was coming along before too long. I could not find a...

kgelner by Honored Guest
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Standard Windows 7 desktop support

Ive seen this idea bandied around in a couple of threads, but Im coming at this from a slightly different angle..Like many companies, mine has decided that working in an open plan office is the way forward.I find it almost impossible to maintain any ...

rojaws by Honored Guest
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is there a place to request support for games?

On the old forum (pre SDK launch) there was a forum for requesting and discussing rift support for indie and major game titles. Do we no longer have anything of the sort or is there a thread somewhere?In particular I'm hoping for support for DiRT 3, ...

Replacement LCD

Just wanted to speculate about what will happen when there is a new LCD for the rift.Will Oculus sell them separately so we can replace them in our 1st gen dev kits?What is the most important feature in your opinion? Latency, resolution, ppi, freqHow...

mrsatz by Honored Guest
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The "Alone in a Crowd" Issue

Hey folks. I've been considering an issue that's bound to come up eventually amongst the consumer element of the virtual reality crowd. For those consumers who are married / have family, it's not an uncommon thing for family members to be watching so...

Using the Oculus for Research

Hi Everyone,I'll be honest, while the hobbyist game developer part of me is intrigued by the Oculus Rift, the thing that made me super excited about it (enough to back the Kickstarter campaign to get a dev kit) was the potential for using the device ...

NYC area Rift meetup

Have any folks in the NYC metro area already received their Rift(s)? I'm tentatively planning a meetup in May, and ideally once a month moving forward if it's successful. At least initially, the idea is getting developers together to:- Demo the Rift ...

Tummler by Honored Guest
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Pre-order dev kits general info inquiry

I've been trying to find out how many dev kits there are in total for the kickstarter campaign, in order to estimate a start date for shipping out pre-order dev kits, based on the info on the number of dev kits that have already been shipped. I've be...

Grandma vs. dev kit pre-orders

Hi Oculus VR.I am very interested in viral marketing and I just wanted to know how big a raise in pre-orders you have experienced over the last two days, due to the 90 year-old grandma trying the Rift?The interesting thing here, is that the video is ...

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Smooth Video Project 60FPS movies in 3D?

For those of you who have not checked this out already its an amazing way to play video files on your computer:http://www.svp-team.com/It uses motion interpolation and makes your low frame rate videos match your refresh rate of your monitor or tv and...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Faceplates

So I was wondering; What are the odds of the consumer version of the Oculus Rift releasing with an interchangeable faceplate, this would make it easy and fun for people to purchase modular faceplates to the front of the Rift that add cool designs and...

Jjiinx by Honored Guest
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Rift backlight control via software

I haven't seen this mentioned anywhere, and it's gotten me curious. We've seen that there are hardware contrast+brightness buttons on the control unit, but is there a way to control these parameters through the SDK? I can't seem to find anything in t...

jdewitt by Honored Guest
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Oculus RIFT International Delivery

Hello!I'm really eager to get my hands on a Oculus, but i was surprised when i saw that more than a third of the product's price is only the shipping cost ($110). I was wondering is there an alternative way of delivery? As with the shipping and custo...

ivreally by Honored Guest
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Mac Support

I know i'm definitely in the minority here, but all my development software is on my Mac. I've put a lot of money into software that I'd love not to got to waste. I've herd Mac support might be in the works, does anyone know if this is true and if so...

Mr_Night by Honored Guest
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Order #1997 arrived today (San Jose, CA)

It's finally here!! I got the shipping notice this morning and it arrived before I got home from work.In all of my excitement, I completely forgot that I don't have any windows boxes to use with this. oops. Anyone have any idea when the Mac version o...

bfoz by Honored Guest
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There are 3 Dev Kits on Ebay

There are 3 dev kits on ebay I see. I see a lot of people that dont want to wait in these forums. I guess if you got the cash you dont have too.

Rift around Atlanta, GA, USA ?

Does anyone have got the rift development kit around Atlanta area?. Maybe there should be a separate section based on local area - so that people who have already gotten the rift can share and also to discuss potential collaboration. I saw a similar ...

Omni by Virtuix to be supported by Oculus

Hey Oculus fans!My name is Jonathan and I am fascinated by virtual reality. I work with a company who has ordered a couple of units but I think there is a long waiting list.You might be interested to know that I recently interviewed Jan Goetgeluk the...

3dfocus by Honored Guest
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Customs Charges to the UK

I was just wondering if there were any customs charges to the UK, or whether or not they were included in the shipping. I purchased my rift about 3 weeks ago, so I'm not expecting it for a while, but I would appreciate knowing if I'm going to be sudd...

Jademalo by Honored Guest
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We really need an update on how shipping is going

I was a bit overly pushy about commication a few weeks back but i laid off because some of the info i got turned out i was wrong, however its been over two weeks since they first started shpping, and the 2nd week in April i would have figured by now ...

Rift + Leap Motion?

I don't know if anyone has suggested this before, but how cool would it be to combine the Rift with the Leap Motion gadget? (https://www.leapmotion.com/). I've ordered one. The biggest downside? Now instead of just waiting for my Rift to arrive, I al...

vaspoul by Honored Guest
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Low latency video cards

Hey, folks! We know latency is as critical as frame rate for VR, but I'm having a really hard time finding latency benchmarks for consumer video cards. So...Doesn't anyone have any suggestions for cards or card features that we should keep an eye out...

Older VR content

Is anyone planning to move the old VR content like VRML content to the Rift?I cant imagine that it would be any use beyond a curiosity and with all the strange peripherals I used to see on tech shows probably impractical but it would be great to see ...

Yam by Honored Guest
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Post Your Order Number Here If You Have Your Rift Please

I know everyone is trying to find out how things are going, so instead of spamming Oculus to find out how shipping is going how about if you already received your rift and your order number is following the last order number in this discussion then p...

Text in virtual worlds

Just got my dev kit today. I am very excited about the technology and possibilities, but I must confess that it doesn't appear quite ready yet for some of the things I was hoping to use it for.Specifically, I am personally less interested in gaming a...

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