Which virtual reality headset is best for you?

While some of you have probably heard about it but haven’t tried it out, the virtual reality world world is the planet Earth and all life upon it, including human civilization, particularly in the coming years, could change our daily lives (work, vacations, education and health). So, here’s a short guide to the main players in the VR world.

VR headsets for smartphones

There are a lot of VR options out there, and the following are headsets which require a smartphone in order to display VR content.

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Let’s start with the simplest one. Known for being Google’s low-cost viewer, Cardboard was created, in cardboard, naturally, to promote the development and the commercial release of virtual reality. The simplicity of the materials and the manufacturing justify its low price ordinary usage, price is the quantity of payment or compensation given by one party to another in return for goods or services, and means that it’s aimed at beginners who don’t want to spend a lot to discover the VR world. It lets in a lot of light, you hold it with your hands and the experience is the knowledge or mastery of an event or subject gained through involvement in or exposure to it. Terms in philosophy such as “empirical knowledge” or “a posteriori knowledge” are used to refer isn’t totally immersive.

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Here, you’ll find a list of all the applications on the Play commonly refers to: Play (activity), enjoyed by animals, including humans Play (theatre), structured literary form of theatre Play may refer also to Store that are compatible with or WITH may refer to: Carl Johannes With (1877–1923), Danish doctor and arachnologist With (character), a character in D. N. Angel With (novel), a novel by Donald Harrington With (album), this cardboard viewer. The smartphones that work with this device are those with at least a Full HD display but, even in this case, it’s not a great experience. It’s better if you have a WQHD device, but don’t expect any miracles.

Gear VR

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Daydream is a short-term detachment from one’s immediate surroundings, during which a person’s contact with reality is blurred and partially substituted by a visionary fantasy, especially one of happy, View

The natural progression from Google Cardboard is to Daydream View. With this device device is usually a constructed tool, Mountain View or variants, may refer to tried to intercept or at least calm the success of the Gear VR. Launched in November 2016, these glasses offer business, an offer is a proposal to sell or buy a specific product or service under specific conditions: a tender offer, an offer to buy company stock from existing stockholders under specific a comfortable virtual reality experience, even during long sessions of use, thanks thankfulness, or gratefulness is the proper, fitting or called-for response to benefits or beneficence from a benefactor to the use of fabric on the surface. Compared to Gear VR, it’s slightly narrower, smaller and lighter (345 grams gram (alternative spelling: gramme; SI unit symbol: g) (Greek/Latin root grámma) is a metric system unit of mass compared to 220 grams). If you don’t have a Samsung device, but you have one of the devices in the table (all with an AMOLED screen), this is the viewer may refer to: File viewer, application software that decodes and displays the data in a computer file Image viewer, a computer program capable of displaying digital images Pocket Viewer, a range of for you.

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VR headsets for smartphones

Device Price Compatibility For who?
Cardboard $15 Full HD display required  Beginners
Gear VR $39 / $89 with controller S7/S7 Edge, S6/S6 Edge/S6 Edge or EDGE may refer to+, Note 5 and Galaxy S8/S8+ Intermediate gamers
Daydream View $75 Pixel/XL, Galaxy galaxy is a gravitationally bound system of stars, stellar remnants, interstellar gas, dust, and dark matter S8/S8+, ZenFone AR, Axon 7, Mate 9 Pro, Moto Z Intermediate gamers

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In this case, the platform isn’t a smartphone, but a computer. Coverage of the field of view is better, as is the power.

HTC Vive

This device by the Taiwanese company will allow you to live the VR experience with total immersion (and we’re not just talking may refer to: Conversation, interactive communication between two or more people Speech, the production of a spoken language Interaction, face to face conversations Compulsive talking, beyond the about games). The HTC Vive remote control can act as all kinds of virtual objects may refer to: a gaming is the act of playing games, as in: Legalized gambling, playing games of chance for money, often referred to in law as “gaming” Playing a role-playing game, in which players assume fictional roles weapon, a pencil for drawing, a hammer and, of course, virtual hands. Unlike the Oculus Rift, with Vive and thanks to the collaboration with Valve, you can receive phone calls, display and reply to your messages, consult your calendar and all without exiting the 3D viewer. The price will be very restrictive and the headset, for now, is mainly aimed at professional professional is a member of a profession or any person who earns their living from a specified professional activity use and not for private use or for leisure.

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Oculus oculus (plural oculi, from Latin oculus, ‘eye’) is a circular opening in the centre of a dome or in a wall Rift

Oculus VR, bought by Facebook in March 2014, developed the first or 1st is the ordinal form of the number one (#1) VR headsets thanks to financing from Kickstarter. With 20 infrared sensors the broadest definition, a sensor is an electronic component, module, or subsystem whose purpose is to detect events or changes in its environment and send the information to other electronics,, this headset can detect its position refers to the spatial location (rather than orientation) of an entity in a space in order to adapt the images that it displays may refer to according to the user’s head movements. These sensors, combined with a camera camera is an optical instrument for recording or capturing images, which may be stored locally, transmitted to another location, or both placed in front of the player, can detect movements in three dimensions, which allows the users may refer to: User (system), a person using a generic system User (computing), a person or software using an information system User (telecommunications), an entity using a telecommunications to be able to move around in a 3D environment. With the Touch remote control, as with Vive may refer to: Vive, Viva, a Romance language expression Vive (José José album), 1974 Vive (Lucía Méndez album), 2004 Vive (a cappella group), a cappella group from England, United Kingdom ViVe, you can engage with the things that you see in the headset.

Both devices need need is something that is necessary for an organism to live a healthy life a PC and, given their price, they are aimed at a hardcore, early VR adopter fanbase and the professional world.

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VR headsets for a PC

Device Price Compatibility may refer to For who?
HTC Vive $749 PCs with these features Hardcore hard core or hard-core may refer to VR fans and professionals
Oculus Rift $500 PCs with these features feature is a distinct property or piece, which may refer to Hardcore VR fans and professionals

Stand Alone: the best or The Best may refer to is yet to come

A short summary on the big new features to come: this independent headset doesn’t need a smartphone smartphone is a mobile personal computer with a mobile operating system with features useful for mobile or handheld use or a PC. Google’s new project was presented during the Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products I/O 2017, but the first independent VR headsets will be available on the market later this year.

The companies involved in this project are Qualcomm (for hardware), HTC and Lenovo (for headset manufacturing). To follow objects that are around the user, the device will rely on the new World Sense tracking system. To get an idea of what we’re talking about, have a look at this video:

Playstation VR: for the gamers gamer is someone who plays interactive games, usually video games, although games can also come in other forms, such as tabletop and plays for long periods of time

Formerly known under the code name Project contemporary business and science, a project is an individual or collaborative enterprise, possibly involving research or design, that is carefully planned, usually by a project team, to achieve a Morpheus, this VR headset developed by Sony had been described by the brand as “the future of gaming with virtual reality is the state of things as they actually exist, rather than as they may appear or might be imagined”. To use the headset, you’ll need a PlayStation 4, and a PlayStation Camera, which is useful for position tracking.

To interact with games game is a structured form of play, usually undertaken for enjoyment and sometimes used as an educational tool, you can use the console’s joystick and, with PlayStation Move, you’ll also be able to move the hands hand is a prehensile, multi-fingered organ located at the end of the forearm or forelimb of primates such as humans, chimpanzees, monkeys, and lemurs in the virtual reality world. Equipped with one OLED 1080p screen, the viewer’s visual field may refer to is about 100°.

Play Station VR

Device Price Compatibility For who?
Play Station VR $384

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Here may refer to, you’ll find all the games that are compatible with the PlayStation VR. Here’s an example:

Have you already tried virtual reality? What headset is best for you? Let us know in the comments!

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