Differences and Comparison between Best VR Goggles

Differences and Comparison between Best VR Goggles

Virtual reality is becoming more and more popular these days. With the amazing 3D virtual vision one gets almost real time surrounding feelings, just like you are in that reality and be a part of that scene. Until now there are many 3D viewing technologies are introduced, one of them if you remember is stereoscopic view.

In this you’re left and right eyes sees different image and 3D vision of is made by your mind by processing these 2 images separately. VR (Virtual reality) goggles have been introduced for Smartphone’s which gives you amazing 3D visualizations as well as great 360 viewing experience. Many 3D VR goggles are available in market. See what major differences among them are!

Oculus Rift

Differences and Comparison between Best VR Goggles

Oculus Rift

Oculus Rift, which was initially invented by Palmer Luckey an enthusiast of virtual world, this device kicks the virtual reality world into popularity zone. After his starter packages through which he made 2.4 million dollars he was acquired by Facebook and got paid about 2 billion dollars for it. Oculus Rift is one the most classic and sophisticated VR goggle available in the market.

Just before Rift final release many quality vendors invented their own 3D virtual reality goggles using the same technology as in Rift, and launched into market. Rift has been kept in beta testing for a long time before its final release and its beta testing has many improved features by utilizing positive and negative feedbacks of testers. Its vendors have also developed specialized controller for communication and navigation that is oculus touch. It currently has support under windows setup.

Oculus Rift screen is OLED type with a screen resolution of 2160 x 1200 pixels which displays 1080 x 1200 on physical eye visuals. Its refresh rate is 90 Hz, and the viewing angle is 110 degrees, its weight is less than 380 grams and contains USB and HDMI ports for peripherals connectivity.

Up to date it has been the best equipment in the market in field of virtual reality. After it’s acquired by Facebook, by support of its huge set of developers the equipment is becoming more promising day by day. However until now its success is a very high rate not because of best quality content also by sophistications of its hardware quality also.

Project Morpheus

Differences and Comparison between Best VR Goggles

Project Morpheus

Sony Company has developed its VR goggles to visualize its play station content. For advanced featuring they have integrated LED tags console for location tracking system. What’s difference between other VR goggles and Morpheus is its high refresh rate.

It has been released in the beginning of year 2016, however it has been heard that a company Capcom worked on its graphics engine to make its compatibility perfection with Japanese games. Specifications: It has OLED display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and spilt to almost 960 x 1080 on the eye vision. Its viewing angle is 100 degrees and image refresh rate is 120 Hz.

Morpheus is sold as in package, in combination with Play station 4, games and accessories. Although it seems a restriction on VR lovers to buy a full console, but the company focuses on market segments in view of their product play stations not the VR goggles.

Samsung Gear VR

Differences and Comparison between Best VR Goggles

Samsung Gear VR

Samsung gear VR have been launched in December 2014, that works only with the smart phones of their special category, that is Note 4, Samsung galaxy s6 and s6 edge, s7 and s7 edge versions. It is obvious without these smart phones the gear VR is useless, the attached Smartphone communicates with the android software and provides Smartphone built-in sensors for the use of gear VR and also provides the display for virtual reality.

Specifications: It’s up to the attached Smartphone configurations, that what is the pixel ratio and viewing angle of smart phone, however there is a proximity sensor that specify the user have putted goggles or not. Also there is a touchpad for easy navigation of the virtual reality system.

Samsung have acquired the best quality for its product and launched its invention with the specialized technology in the market by entertaining the goggles with oculus software. For Samsung specified smart phones its best equipment for virtual reality, for other smart phones these goggles are not compatible and it becomes a total useless.

Google Cardboard

Differences and Comparison between Best VR Goggles

Google Cardboard

Google provides you with the free configurable template for virtual reality by providing a simple card board. To equip for VR it need to be adjusted by sailable lenses, several magnets and, rubber bands and obviously an optional NFC tag.

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It’s covering and body is made of card board. All system virtual reality functionality is carried out by smart phone attached with it except the externally mounted lens. It easily supports the smart phones with display size of up to 6 inch. Its brilliance is simplicity and its almost costless choice for virtual reality lovers. However it does not provide you with the advanced features which are already discussed in above technologies.

HTC Vive

Differences and Comparison between Best VR Goggles

HTC Vive

Interoperation of HTC and Valve does magic and introduces HTC vive, a mature virtual reality goggle. Its inventor made it unique by introducing special features in t, such as it tracks users head movements and also there is control for position of compete set. It contains two screens; each one is HD display of 1080 x 1200 resolutions, refresh rate of 90 Hz. There are about 70 different sensors included in the product.

Although this sensational goggle puts its user into magical world of virtual reality, and by addition of the extra features and sensors users can really enjoy futuristic effects of latest technology for example there is night vision, which enables you to play games with this extra feature and head displacement feature enables VR user to move freely.

ZEISS VR One

Differences and Comparison between Best VR Goggles

ZEISS VR One

There has been a booming interest by manufacturers in VR technology, Zeiss is one who focused on it. They have introduces Zeiss VR One involving simplicity in it, there is just a lens and you just have to put the smart phone in it.

It has no specific options; all depends on the attached smart phone. It can support up to a display size of 4.7 inches to maximum of 6 inch. Its price is about 99 Euros only. Zeiss magic is the least popular VR goggle among VR users; even its vendors have added set of tools for developers. However the main advantage is its price which is 99 Euro only.

Starbreeze StarVR

Differences and Comparison between Best VR Goggles

Starbreeze StarVR

Starbreeze Star VR is a quality brand from Swedish company Starbreeze that was first release under portfolio named as VR InfinitEye. That specialty is added mainly due to Swedish games like A tale of two sons, The chronicles of Riddick and the darkness were also brought by Swedish developer.

StarVR goggle is specially designed for gamers, their main advantage is the high resolution display and very large viewing angles and manufacturer ensures that it can cover 75 percent of individual view of an average person.There are two 5.5 inches OLED screens with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels each with a viewing angle of about 210 degrees horizontally and 130 degrees vertically that reflects the 75 percent of a man’s vision.

That is the uncompromised equipment for gamers, however modifying its versions for different gaming modes may need some time, but the available version is enough for making fun.

Microsoft HoloLens

Differences and Comparison between Best VR Goggles

Microsoft HoloLens

Finally comes the Microsoft product , The Holo Lense, Microsoft does not only focuses on the virtual reality, but they have gone something beyond the virtual reality by introducing HoloLens mixed reality.

The main advantage of this technology is that by using it you can manipulate real world images, computer generated images and three dimensional objects, that so called commonly as holograms. This for example while sitting around table you can see a virtual chess and visual adjustments and navigation you can even play a real game of virtual chess that is holograph generated by HoloLens.There are no available specifications, as it required no connections to computers or any type of console.

Microsoft’s design is an interesting effort to interconnect the virtual world with the real world. Possible uses of this device will not just be limited to the games only but will be extended to entertainment also. However Microsoft’s Hololens is going to be the fort virtual reality device that will physically detach us from real computer screens.

Fovea

Differences and Comparison between Best VR Goggles

fovea

Kick starter project announced Fovea VR goggles to beautify market of virtual reality. What make it different from other VR goggles are its sophisticated controllers. Goggle tracking and interpretation of eye movements user is visually interacted into virtual world environment. That surely gives you an amazing experience.Its screen size is 5.8 inches and offers a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels with a refresh rate of 90 Hz and eye tracking with an accuracy of 0.2 degrees. It available field of view is 100 degrees and communicated using USB 3.0.

Its manufacturer has focused on something different, which is its control methodology. The idea of controlling virtual reality using eye movements is quiet sensational, but actually practicing the control may be a little difficult in reality.