Immersive experiences for audiences present new challenges for content creation and delivery. Project from - present. Recent advances in headsets displays and motion sensors plus increased rendering power mean that such experiences are becoming available in consumer-level devices. VR, on the other hand, can provide very rich interactivity and movement but tends to be more expensive to produce and it is technically challenging to support photorealistic imagery - although commercial solutions are becoming available, such as volumetric capture and early approaches to light field acquisition and rendering. Links to other projects, blog posts and demonstrators are given below.
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Here's the best doorway to another world: via PC, game console, phone or standalone. Virtual reality seemed like a wild taste of the future in , when a wave of headsets began to appear. Today, it's more like a work in progress. Plenty of perfectly good VR headsets are available that you can buy now.
Now that virtual reality VR has proven to be a mainstream form of entertainment - not just an overpriced tech fad for early adopters - there are lots of different ways to get your home decked out for the best VR headset. With many offering different experiences, different hardware, different requirements and a lot of fantastic deals, it confuses matters even more. The good news for those serious about getting the best VR headset is that premium headsets built specifically for PC gaming are now much more affordable thanks to permanent price drops. On the flip side, of course, are the mobile headsets, namely the Samsung Gear VR and Google Daydream View though the latter has now been discontinued by Google.