DIY VR

OSVR HDK 2160×1200 Screen Upgrade Kit Now Available

OSVR has launched a display upgrade kit for the HDK headset which allows users to swap a new, higher performance panel into their existing...
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Unboxing Video of Early Oculus Rift Prototype ‘PR4’ Revealed

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey was of course tinkering and prototyping ideas for VR HMDs long before the 2012 Kickstarter campaign for the Oculus Rift...

Consumer Gear VR Teardown Reveals Easily Replaceable Lenses

Frank He lets his curiosity get the better of him as he tears apart his consumer Samsung Gear VR headset for your information and in...
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DIY Guide: Play PC Games with Your Smartphone VR Viewer

Since publishing his popular DIY VR headset guide back in 2014, Austin "Ohaple" is back with his latest refinements to the project, allowing you...

Ubisoft and 11 Other Companies Join OSVR’s Open Source Initiative

OSVR announced today that 12 new partners have signed up to work with the Open-Source Virtual Reality (OSVR) headset, a so called "hacker dev kit" that...

Rev VR Podcast (Ep. 93): What is OSVR? with Razer’s Chris Mitchell & Sensic’s...

I am a big fan of open source stuff, so when I heard that Razer and Sensics have decided to team up to bring...

You Can Now Clone Samsung’s Gear VR and Test Your Virtual Reality Apps

International developers have been waiting patiently to buy Samsung's Gear VR mobile headset internationally ever since the US release on December 8th. Many...
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Students Create Real World AdBlock, Keeps Your Augmented Reality Ad-Free

The University of Pennsylvania's winter hackathon, PennApps, is now over, and we're not surprised to see a few VR experiences in the winners circle. Brand...

Rev VR Podcast (Ep.88): Introducing OpenGear, A Gear VR Alternative, By Developer Mark Schramm

As a developer, one of the most difficult challenges is getting your hands on the actual hardware you are developing for. Samsung's Gear VR...

Rev VR Podcast (Ep.71): Building Google Cardboard from Scratch with Elizabeth

I sent my wife, Elizabeth, to the store to gather up all of the items we needed to build Google Cardboard from scratch. An...

DIY Guide: Build a Smartphone VR Headset That Plays Oculus Rift Games and More...

Not everyone can drop a few hundred dollars on a VR headset, but that doesn't mean they can't experience VR! For those with the...

DIY Guide: How to Increase the Oculus Rift Physical IPD

While the average IPD (interpupillary distance -- the distance between your pupils) is around 63mm, there are those on the edges of the spectrum...
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Build Your VR Hardware with 3D Printing — USC Launches Open Source DIY VR...

The University of Southern California's 'MxR' Lab today launched an 'open source' DIY virtual reality website. The lab is making freely available many of...

Guide: Build Your Own Oculus Rift VR Headset

Thanks to Rod Furlan, we've got a great DIY Oculus Rift guide to share with you. Inside you’ll find a parts list and all...

‘PosiTTron’ DIY Oculus Rift Positional Tracking Addon Prototype

This guest article is written by Jordi Batallé, who has been hard at work over the last few months developing a DIY positional tracking solution...
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