E-mpire: Sony announced a stereoscopic 3D headset for PS3 and Blu-Ray players during their CES 2011 keynote speech. This article examines how Sony could utilize tech in PS3 already to make it into a full 3D virtual reality headset.
So is this actually going to be released or is it just a 3D tech demo.
it won't hurt the eyes and the brain. X(
Indeed. Unfortunately it will if you are a hardcore gamer and actually play for 3 or more hour sessions. I think I am sticking with my LCD since I do marathons sometimes.
step by step sony will gain controll of humanity, this being the first step....
Its possible. Its already pretty close to being true with 3DTV + 3D game + headtracking + PS Eye & Move.
@Rockleex That combination is exactly what Sony was calling holographic gaming tech they would be pushing this year. I think that will be as close as we'll get to VR this gen (same probably wiith Kinect, but without 3D gaming or TV), next gen shall be quite a blast for this, I can totally see next gen consoles coming with a cam (maybe even built in with a way greater FOV) just for this kind of tech.
WTF. Does this thing cover our eyes?
The headset is going to be released, however Sony has not made any announcements about using the technology in the way this article describes. This was just pondering what the possibilities this new headset coupled with PS3/Move are. PSeye very easily could track a device like that to know where to pan the camera in a first person 3d game world. and yes 360 fans, so can kinect. may not be quite as responsive (eye is capable of up to 120fps, so tracking may be faster on eye), but it could do it. However, 360 isn't going to be outputting HD 3D video to this thing anyway. It probably requires HDMI 1.3a or higher for the 3D effect. I'm actually curious to find out how this visor connects to the device that's sending it video.
just got say i bought another xbox and thought i'd try my HDMI 1.4 from the ps3 and it works perfectly
HDMI 1.4 cables are cross compatible with older versions of HDMI, that doesn't mean Xbox 360 can do HDMI 1.4. True HDMI 1.4 (as in 2 HDMI 1.4 ports on either end and a 1.4 cable connecting them)transmits data at twice the rate that the 360's HDMI 1.2 allows for, which is why in order to do 3D 360 has to squeeze 2 standard def frames into a 720p frame buffer, and even then it's not guaranteed to work with a HDMI 1.4 compliant TV, as 1.4 is the only 3D standard. So, not all 3DTV's are required to be compatible with 360's 3D method, whereas all of them ARE required to be compatible with PS3's method.
@milohighclub 1.4 cables are compatible with 1.3 and earlier ports, and 1.2 cables are compatible with 1.3 and above. In fact, PS3 isn't even 1.4.
ahhhh cool makes sense. @mindedone i believe it is,it needs to be to play 3d games
PS3 is 1.3a, which has all of the features 1.4 has but cannot do the 100mbps ethernet connectivity (allowing you to have network connection, video, and sound in one wire). It has the same bandwidth of 1.4a otherwise, which is what allows it to be able to send 3D video to a 1.4 port. HDMI 1.2 and earlier all have half the bandwidth of 1.3/1.4.
sony again....murking the competition
Damn I didnt think the future would come so fast! We JUST hit 2011!
Dont be fooled. The future is never here. It's just a really advanced present.
I so want this
This article examines how Sony could utilize tech in PS3 already to make it into a full 3D virtual reality headset. MATRIX anyone?? or one episode of yuugioh joey,yugi and mokuba was trap in virtual world that would be sweet playing C.O.D G.O.W MASS EFFECT in virtual world machine gun add-on connected to usb port on ps3
move machine gun peripheral
no need for usb then!
ok, machine gun peripheral could not think of the word PERIPHERAL
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