The recent arrival of Oculus virtual reality development kit has ushered a new era in the creation of a new world. This has further been explored through the magical Google Glass and Engadget’s Kickstarter campaign of an iphone based 3D axis movement app. One common thing which all these technological marvels share is that none is in the exact same mode as the consumer would want it. Developer versions are being rolled out in some while some are still there in their prototype mode. But there are several ways in this astounding Virtual Reality craze can be realized. If some of you reading this have just landed on the planet Earth, let us introduce you to THE MOST AMAZING OPEN SOURCE SYSTEM: Android. Named after a bot and ruled by the masters of searching, Android makes phones go smart at throw way prices, can make gadgets talk to you and well, bridges the gap between virtual reality and the user.
This has been achieved by Open Dive, a system exclusively designed for realistic gaming experience. The best part is that any Android phone required hardware configuration would be able to get some awesome 3D gaming, so no sticking to some brand. You can get the maximum fun out of the very phone that own right now.
Created by Stefan Welker, this system comes up with a 3D glasses which use an Android phone as display. Hook up wireless controller to it and done. The focus of the glasses can be adjusted and the comfort factor is maximized too. Being Android based, the gadget can have a whole plethora of gadgets making it work. THe best part is, there are thorough tutorials which detail with how can you make it!!
Check out these videos for more!!
Virtual Reality Gaming on Android Phone
Open Dive Head Tracking
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