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wow, great results so far, good work farcebook
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I'm a bit perplexed at why FB would want it... and now extremely unsure of the product now that it will be FB owned. 3D is pretty gimmicky for gaming, sure.. and VR more-so. I feel a lot of that is due to implementation though. It's extremely difficult to get a game to run real 3D, and probably 10x harder to get it VR ready. VR is not a waste, but has a lot of limiting factors for real immersion. It will probably be a good 10-20 years before we see prototypes, but synaptic VR is where I would be 100% all-in for VR. Take cues from a plethora of movies and anime shows showing the potential of synaptic VR interfaces... though it's still sci-fi for now, we're just waiting for the next step to get there.

One positive from FB buying OR... huge amounts of capital to pour into VR tech and widespread adoption. This will bring competition and innovation to the VR market, and drive advancement. OR may not be on my potential Xmas list anymore, but in a few years another even more advanced VR may be available.

EDIT: Apparently OR had been asked questions about the very tech i'm talking about, more accurately called Neural VR. Link here: https://developer.oculusvr.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=340
The tech is not available atm, or cost effective enough to pursue, but I think my time frame of 10-20 years for a prototype may be accurate since all the tech needed to work towards something like this is out there, but still 'new' or just plain expensive. As soon as there is a non-implant version... i'd volunteer to test it biggrin.gif
Edited by Valor958 - 3/26/14 at 6:05am
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VR will take off when they finally find a way to make you not look like a mouthbreathing tool when wearing one.

I give the Sony one props for attempting this, but even theirs falls short. The rift looks like birth control goggles for all the action shots Ive seen.

Does it really matter if you're in the privacy in your own home, are you going out with friends with it strapped to your head? I mean, I'm sure there are times if someone walked in on you at home, it would be an advert for Birth Control.
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The success of Minecraft has gone to Notch's head..
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The success of Minecraft has gone to Notch's head..

perhaps. although he is exercising his well earned right as someone who does care about his game and the community around his game. It isn’t on steam either.
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I guess we'll just wait to see how Sony implements their VR for the PS4. Comparability and function might end up better than Oculus? Maybe?
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I guess we'll just wait to see how Sony implements their VR for the PS4. Comparability and function might end up better than Oculus? Maybe?

Well, funding isn't an issue for OR now..so who knows? At least with Sony, it's made for a specific purpose for a specific hardware specification, which could make implementation easier, or at least more streamlined.
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I guess we'll just wait to see how Sony implements their VR for the PS4. Comparability and function might end up better than Oculus? Maybe?

Well, funding isn't an issue for OR now..so who knows? At least with Sony, it's made for a specific purpose for a specific hardware specification, which could make implementation easier, or at least more streamlined.

Imagine PS4 games designed specifically for Sony's VR versus ports for OR. I'm more inclined to believe that Sony's VR could be a better experience even though I bet OR will have the better tech. It always comes down to support and software which I think Sony's got more potential to do it right. More than facebook at least. rolleyes.gif
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Imagine PS4 games designed specifically for Sony's VR versus ports for OR. I'm more inclined to believe that Sony's VR could be a better experience even though I bet OR will have the better tech. It always comes down to support and software which I think Sony's got more potential to do it right. More than facebook at least. rolleyes.gif

Agreed.
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Idiots at Oculus got suckered. $400 mill in cash and $1.6 mill in Facebook stock.... They are dumb for taking the stock and even dumber for not realizing the potential of their product.

I have a feeling all the lawyers and analysts involved made it quite clear what they have on their hands and their relevant values. Besides, they can always cash out their FB stock as needed, and at least they weren't offered a value from FB IPO launch lol.
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