Submitted by DaBears101 1295d ago | news

Ultra-realistic virtual reality tech makes a run at next-gen consoles

Brian Crecente @ Vox Games writes:

"It makes the optoelectronics used to train helicopter pilots, tank crews and jet fighter pilots. Its high resolution, near-to-eye microdisplays are used in surgical microscopes and in HD cinema cameras. Now this company, called Forth Dimension Displays, wants to take on gaming in hopes of delivering in-home, reality-replicating surround vision for the next generation of game consoles." (Next-Gen, Tech)

gypsygib  +   1296d ago
This sounds awesome.
xX TriiCKy Xx  +   1295d ago
TABSF  +   1295d ago
Does look awesome, I'm sure someone has done something like this 'DIY' on PC already.
camel_toad  +   1295d ago
Ive wanted at-home virtual reality since way back when the genesis almost had it. Sounds great to me.
xAlmostPro  +   1295d ago
I had no idea david blane had taken up game/tech review
sjaakiejj  +   1295d ago
I think one of the main barriers for this type of technology as of now is that people would be moving around, unable to see what's actually around them. You'd have to somehow make people think they're moving when they're not, and catch those signals, using them for the game instead.

Ps. Once you've managed to overcome that barrier, imagine playing a game like Amnesia with it :|
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DaBears101  +   1294d ago
Geez. I barely manage amnesia with my monitor. Having it right in my face like that, I see myself tripping all over everytime something jumps out. :)
xX TriiCKy Xx  +   1293d ago
That's the beauty of it. :)

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