Oculus announced their new development kit today at Oculus Connect which was streamed live on Twitch (http://www.twitch.tv/oculus). It’s called the Crescent Bay (named after a location near to the Oculus office). Oculus will also licence Real Space 3D (www.realspace3daudio.com).
The unit features 360 degree tracking, optional headphones and comes with 3 demos.
Epic have worked with Oculus to create a demo to show off a demo called “Showdown”. Apparently, the most incredible demonstration of presence yet – I have to try it!
Worth checking out the Michael Abrash talk too:
The challenges of VR: smell, audio, tactile, taste, kinesthetic, audio and interactive…