Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: News - The €50 Virzzmo turns your smartphone into a VR headset

  1. #1
    HEXUS.admin
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Posts
    31,709
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    2,073 times in 719 posts

    News - The €50 Virzzmo turns your smartphone into a VR headset

    This head-mounted harness turns display into 3D via optical lenses and an app.
    Read more.

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Posts
    850
    Thanks
    15
    Thanked
    34 times in 30 posts
    • flearider's system
      • Motherboard:
      • asrock taichi x370
      • CPU:
      • ryzen 1700@4ghz
      • Memory:
      • 16gb gskill flare cl14 3200
      • Storage:
      • 500mb 850 evo + 1tb hd space
      • Graphics card(s):
      • gigabyte r9 290
      • PSU:
      • evga 850
      • Case:
      • LD PC-V8 ATX/HPTX Red 2xtripple 1xquad rads
      • Operating System:
      • win 7 ulti
      • Monitor(s):
      • toshiba 32"
      • Internet:
      • 65 d/30 up ee

    Re: News - The €50 Virzzmo turns your smartphone into a VR headset

    din't a German company make something the same a few months back ?


    ok found it .. Durovis Dive
    Last edited by flearider; 21-05-2014 at 01:50 PM.
    What does it matter now if men believe or no?
    What is to come will come. And soon you too will stand aside,
    To murmur in pity that my words were true
    (Cassandra, in Agamemnon by Aeschylus)

    To see the wizard one must look behind the curtain ....

  3. #3
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Manchester
    Posts
    1,522
    Thanks
    28
    Thanked
    89 times in 72 posts
    • Percy1983's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte x570 Aorus Pro
      • CPU:
      • AMD 3700x + Cooler Master Nepton 140XL
      • Memory:
      • 64GB (4x16GB ) Corsair Vengence 3200mhz @ 3600mhz CL16
      • Storage:
      • 500GB Silicon Power NVME + 2x 4tb Raid 0 (2tbx2) arrays with 250gb Silicon Power NVME cache
      • Graphics card(s):
      • R9 290 4GB
      • PSU:
      • 875w Thermaltake Toughpower XT
      • Case:
      • Thermaltake Level 10 GT Snow Edition
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 Pro 64bit
      • Monitor(s):
      • 24" Acer UHD x2
      • Internet:
      • Talk Talk!

    Re: News - The €50 Virzzmo turns your smartphone into a VR headset

    So how much does the phone upto spec cost? it isn't cheap is it (I can't chuck my lumia 520 in).

    So the cost to rift is similar, yes I suppose if you already have such a phone fair enough but I will just wait for the rift production unit.

  4. #4
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Posts
    1,894
    Thanks
    92
    Thanked
    84 times in 64 posts
    • miniyazz's system
      • CPU:
      • Acer Aspire 8920G
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 7 Pro
      • Monitor(s):
      • Optoma HD700X projector @ c. 90"
      • Internet:
      • Really, really ****

    Re: News - The €50 Virzzmo turns your smartphone into a VR headset

    Quote Originally Posted by Percy1983 View Post
    So how much does the phone upto spec cost? it isn't cheap is it (I can't chuck my lumia 520 in).

    So the cost to rift is similar, yes I suppose if you already have such a phone fair enough but I will just wait for the rift production unit.
    More and more phones these days are greater than 4.7". The S5, Samsung's flagship 'mainsteam' phone is over 5". iPhones excluded, probably the majority of new Android phones and perhaps Windows Phones as well sold now will be 4.7"+ and a good proportion of Android phones already are.

  5. #5
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Manchester
    Posts
    1,522
    Thanks
    28
    Thanked
    89 times in 72 posts
    • Percy1983's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte x570 Aorus Pro
      • CPU:
      • AMD 3700x + Cooler Master Nepton 140XL
      • Memory:
      • 64GB (4x16GB ) Corsair Vengence 3200mhz @ 3600mhz CL16
      • Storage:
      • 500GB Silicon Power NVME + 2x 4tb Raid 0 (2tbx2) arrays with 250gb Silicon Power NVME cache
      • Graphics card(s):
      • R9 290 4GB
      • PSU:
      • 875w Thermaltake Toughpower XT
      • Case:
      • Thermaltake Level 10 GT Snow Edition
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 Pro 64bit
      • Monitor(s):
      • 24" Acer UHD x2
      • Internet:
      • Talk Talk!

    Re: News - The €50 Virzzmo turns your smartphone into a VR headset

    To be honest I never want to own a phone that big so I am out.

    Would be interesting to get a performance comparison of this + S5 vs rift DK2

  6. #6
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Location
    Taichung City
    Posts
    898
    Thanks
    281
    Thanked
    172 times in 121 posts
    • mtyson's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte GA-B85M-HD3
      • CPU:
      • Intel Core i7 4790T
      • Memory:
      • 12GB
      • Storage:
      • Sandisk 128GB SSD + Kingston 500GB SSD + NAS etc
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Sapphire Radeon RX 580 Nitro+
      • PSU:
      • Corsair 430W
      • Case:
      • Zalman Z9 Plus
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10
      • Monitor(s):
      • AOC 31.5-inch VA QHD monitor
      • Internet:
      • 100MB Virgin fibre

    Re: News - The €50 Virzzmo turns your smartphone into a VR headset

    Samsung is thought to be working on a similar 'strap-on smartphone' headset; http://www.engadget.com/2014/05/22/samsung-vr-headset/

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •