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News Sony: 'Virtual reality is coming back'

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 29 Jun 2011.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    ...Bahhahaha.
     
  3. [PUNK] crompers

    [PUNK] crompers Dremedial

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    wont happen
     
  4. runadumb

    runadumb New Member

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    I really hope he's right! I want it.
     
  5. Eggy

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    Would be awesome, but probably still too expensive.
     
  6. DriftCarl

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    I need to turn my living room into a strip club, so hopefully this will come soon :p
     
  7. TheStockBroker

    TheStockBroker Well-Known Member

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    If this is good, I can see it becoming the new Beats! (For those who don't know - Every Grandparent, parent, child and his pet terrapin have a pair in London).

    I will be sure to get a pair so I can 'accidentally' punch annoying people on the tube.

    TSB


    (also porn anywhere, anytime?)
     
  8. thom804

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    Lulzsec decide to hack their 10 year plan before buggering off?
     
  9. Xir

    Xir Well-Known Member

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    ...hmmm, if it works...
    Wonder when the sexy "interactive gloves" start popping up again :D
     
  10. Woodspoon

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    Welcome to the 80's
    Turbo buttons, 3D and virtual reality, what's next? a knackered economy and mass protests

    Seriously though, I thought Augmented Reality was being touted as "the next big thing"
     
  11. PlayedStation

    PlayedStation Possessed like an apostrophe

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    I'd like to second this comment. If i see another Beats by dre pair of headphones i will hurt someone. Overpriced marketing hyperbole at its best.

    Happy with my MDR-V700's

    Oh and VR making a come back, just like 3d tv's.

    Whats next, smellovision?
     
  12. David

    David RIP Tel

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    Until they develop a HoloDeck, I'm not interested.
     
  13. leveller

    leveller Yeti Sports 2 - 2011 Champion!

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    Just what I've been waiting for. VR is like the current 3D tech x100.
     
  14. NiHiLiST

    NiHiLiST New-born car whore

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    *sigh*
     
  15. edzieba

    edzieba Virtual Realist

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    If they can produce a stereoscopic HMD with a decent resolution (640x480? in 2011? And you want HOW many thousand for it?) at consumer prices, I can see it being a massive breakaway smash hit. Hell, if they can get 1280x720 per eye, I'd easily pay £200 for one.

    But, like the Kinect, a massive smash hit that nobody bothers to use with their console.
     
  16. dyzophoria

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    if they hit a sweet spot on the price, It will honestly sell, (and bring developers to it), otherwise, it will still be a dream (and honestly make it more smaller,lol
     
  17. adam_bagpuss

    adam_bagpuss Have you tried turning it off/on ?

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    virtual reality isnt 3D though but immersion in a 3D environment.

    so why would it need to be stereoscopic ?

    personally for games we are way off but i want to control my PC with this bad boy. Think johnny mnemonic interface or minority report with a headset instead
     
  18. Snips

    Snips I can do dat, giz a job

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    Important safety tips:-

    "Do not operate the device near stairs, open windows or cliffs"

    I'm sure I read that on something to do with VR back in the 90's
     
  19. Nikols

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    Wont be any good without virtual tissues...
     
  20. OCJunkie

    OCJunkie OC your Dremel too

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    Can't see this taking off anytime soon.
     
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