It’s official, gaming-giant Valve is entering with waters with a headset of their own. If you head to their steam page you may be pleasantly surprised that the Valve Index VR headset still stands. Earlier today Doug Lombardi, Valves spokesman dismissed all rumors of an April Fools joke in an interview with The Verge. Confirming Valves planed full product announcement and preorders for May the 1st. The target shipping date for the Valve Index is sometime in June.
Headset – Two Front Facing Tracking Cameras
Tether with DisplayPort 1.2 and USB 3.0 Connections
Regional Power Adapter Plugs
Two Face Gaskets (narrow and wide)
Valve Index Controllers/Knuckle controllers(Not mentioned on the steam page, but confirmed by Valve)
Lenovo Explorer is the first Windows Mixed Reality Headset by Lenovo which is one of the biggest tech companies in the world. The Lenovo Explorer was launched with the aim to provide affordable VR experience to consumers. In this guide, we will tell you everything you need to know about Lenovo Explorer. We will also address the important question, is WMR (Lenovo Explorer) worth buying in 2019. Lets’ get started.
Design & Build Quality
Lenovo is a well-known company and it is known for its quality products and Lenovo Explorer is no exception. The Design of Lenovo Explorer may look identical to the Oculus Touch but there are some differences which make the Lenovo Explorer more unique. It features the visor-shaped headset which you can flip upward. This small design move is very useful as it allows you to lift the headset up and do things without taking it off.
Oculus Rift was considered to be one of the best VR platforms that you could purchase. It looks great, it’s very consistent and it has a stellar game library accrued over the years. But that being said, is the oculus rift still worth buying in 2020 or are there better options out there?
Design and Comfort
The Oculus Rift comes with Velcro straps and a comfortable padding for the faceplate. The unit is actually lighter when compared to the VIVE for example, which makes it a bit better when it comes to moving around and using it for a few hours. The sleek, fabric coated exterior leaves a small footprint and it’s very good to use. While the design still seems quite futuristic, it’s something that does stand out and it’s a pleasure to use. Of course there will be discomfort if you use this device for hours without stopping, but if you just play for an hour and then just take breaks, you will be fine.