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Kept it a secret for 9 years but all of the sudden decides to announce it. Guaranteed they are trying to cash in and see if they can get facebook to buy them out so they don't have a competitor.

http://web.archive.org/web/20060910223228/http://www.trueplayergear.com/

Looks like the domain has been registered since 2004. The internet archive has a snapshot from 2006 where they are explaining the concept. So it definitely looks legit.
 
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I'm in.
    
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But with the news of a big sale to a corporation, they thought that it is high time that such a piece of hardware that is made by passionate gamers for passionate gamers is revealed to the world.

Translation: They are freaking out. They are on a brink of a suicide because they might have been the ones that facebook would've bought.
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Translation: They are freaking out. They are on a brink of a suicide because they might have been the ones that facebook would've bought.
No. Translation: They are going to try and cash in on all the people who don't agree with oculus selling out.
If facebook wanted to buy them, facebook would have bought them.
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OLED screens...

I'm already sold. yessir.gif

That is actually what turned me off.

OLED has horrible ghosting and response times motion clarity. The exception are some of the ultra high end professional OLED displays, which are insanely expensive.
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OH MY GOD.

I am digging this now.
+1.
Also, the games won't be more demanding when used along with this.
It will make its own processing letting your graphics card foccus on the normal stuff.
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That is actually what turned me off.

OLED has horrible ghosting and response times motion clarity. The exception are some of the ultra high end professional OLED displays, which are insanely expensive.

Doesn't low persistence and high refresh rates address the ghosting?
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Doesn't low persistence and high refresh rates address the ghosting?

Yes, low persistence does help a lot. It is just expensive to do, a feature typically found in professional displays or high end TVs. I would be surprised if it made it to this hardware, if it did that is awesome, I just won't hold my breath right now.
    
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Yawn. I hope this VR fad dies soon. Its like the early/mid 90s all over again rolleyes.gif
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Yawn. I hope this VR fad dies soon. Its like early/mid 90s all over again rolleyes.gif

I Don't think this will work good in FPS games where scores count or 3rd person (which rules out the entire mainstream gamer) but in exploration and adventure games even therapeutic experiences i think it most definatley will. If you followed the videos of the oculus and the commentary you could gleen that it was really not designed for fast FPS games, when the penny dropped that the best way to use it is to create an 'experience' this is when facebook stepped in. it is actually quite a logical choice when you acknowledge that most titles people play now they wont win a single round or get anywhere near the top when wearing the headset. Even a mildly competitive gamer wants to contribute to their teams win or to not be stuck at the bottom of the table.

if it starts to take off we will see some aggressive low level marketing from Screen manufacturers who wont want to lose out on monitor sales, so expect everything you want in a TV/Monitor to magically appear. Such as 120hz,4K,IGZO,Curved etc..
Edited by Pip Boy - 3/29/14 at 3:04pm
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