We have seen the future of gaming, and it includes a holodeck. That’s right, college researchers “have hacked together an Oculus Rift headset, Razer Hydra motion controller and a PlayStation Move to create a 360-degree virtual reality system that is ‘true immersion in a virtual world with simulated peripheral vision.'” Continue reading for a video and more information.
The player gets a stereoscopic 3D image with a 90-degree horizontal field of view and a 105-degree vertical field of view. Its makers say it puts the Sony HMZ-T1 “to shame”. There’s even haptic feedback, in the form of fans linked to the game server. These are designed to simulate the wind blowing in your hair as you pilot a vehicle.