There are a variety of players in the upcoming VR space, including Project Morpheus and Oculus Rift among many others. However, the world is set to unfold as many other players start to announce their own VR products. Each one of the them has their own advantages and disadvantages, and each one of them has a different capacity to work with technologies, including PC’s and game consoles, that currently exist.
VRVANA TOTEM VR HEADSET — BASICS
The Vrvana totem headset is the latest entry into the VR space, providing a variety of unique features and benefits that help it stand out from other players in the field. It provides a rich 1080p OLEN screen, with adjustable lenses for those who have vision impairments. It also provides dedicated buttons and offloads PC processing so that your computer doesn’t have to do all the heavy lifting. This ensures that performance is maximized. Further, it contains 2 onboard cameras that allow you to see what’s happening in the physical world while you are wearing the goggles.
With these features, the Vrvana Totem VR Headset defines itself as a true player in the industry. It allows the full emulation of controllers including the XBox, PlayStation, and USB mouse input devices, as well as non-game controls as well. It supports a variety of 3D engines, including Unreal, Unity, Havok Vision, and the Cry Engine. It is compatible with a variety of platforms, including various OSs (Windows, Mac, and Linux), PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. All this is accomplished with a weight that roughly stands at 400g.
Sensors ensure that your virtual reality world shifts along with you. With a field of vision including gyroscope, accelerometer, and magnetometer, it helps maintain orientation in your virtual world corresponding to your movements in the physical world.
Vrvana, previously known as True Player Gear, was founded by Betrand Nepveu, an engineer with hard-core gaming in his blood. He started the company back in 2005 to help bring gaming to the next level. After completing 5 prototypes, they are ready with a product that is almost ready-for-market. The C-level staff that runs the firm have thorough background in engineering, project management, AI, and firmware development.
The Vrvana totem VR headset is anticipated to be available in October 2015, for a price of $450. The device is available for preorder right now, with a $50 USD deposit that will reserve the unit for you.