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Apr 24 2013

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The Oculus Rift – A Truly Disruptive Technology for Gaming

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Gizmo users, I am looking forward to the upcoming NeuroGaming Expo 2013 held this year in San Francisco. One of the reasons is to see all the upcoming cool toys for gaming.

I am especially interested in listening to Palmer Luckey the founder and creator of the Oculus Rift. The Oculus Rift is a disruptive technology that takes interactive gaming to the next level. It is a virtual reality headset that enhances the immersive gaming experience.

Although the only “official” games currently working with the Oculus Rift are Team Fortress 2 and Hawken the hope is that developers will see the amazing capabilities of this headset and integrate the technology with next generation games.

Currently the company is only accepting pre-orders for developers. The ETA for pre-order shipments is June 2013.

Mark your calenders now, becauseĀ the Oculus Rift will be a hot gift come Christmas 2013.

Product Specifications

  • Video input DVI
  • Min requirements HDMI or DVI video-out port. (VGA currently unsupported)
  • Resolution 720p
  • No support currently for Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, or next gen console

 

References: The Oculus Rift Headset

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