VR & AR

24 August 2015

We look at Oculus VR headsets, the Microsoft HoloLens, Google’s Carboard project and the FreeFly VR

Oculus Rift

While they’re still at the development stage, the Oculus VR headsets are available and a development kit can be picked up pretty reasonably at around 300 quid. Let’s see what happens post Facebook.


Microsoft HoloLens

Just announced, but the HoloLens is already creating a buzz. The idea that you could have OS level integration of augmented reality along with 3D display is getting a lot of folks fired up.


Google Cardboard

Say whatever you like about the company, Google does things interestingly. The Cardboard project is an ultra lost cost way to strap a smart phone to your head and get immersive.


FreeFly VR

There’s a range of devices that turn your smartphone into a VR viewer (such as the Google Cardboard to the left). The FreeFly VR device does the same — without the cardboard


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