Gizmag goes heads-on with the new Crystal Cove prototype of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset
This is what you see, but in my world, I'm looking down at my cockpit's control panel
Oculus VR walked us through two tech demos that showcase the improvements in the latest version
A nearby monitor simulated what was being shown on Oculus' display, but pictures of that wouldn't even do justice to what it's like in there
Whoa, watch out!
A camera now senses motion in your upper body
What the headset looks like off your head
The headset has LEDs sprinkled on its front
Front of the Crystal Cove prototype
Crystal Cove prototype
This is what you see right before strapping Oculus to your noggin
For the last few decades, gaming has basically been the same thing. Sit in front of display, hold controller (or mouse and keyboard), play game. But when you strap on Oculus Rift's virtual reality headset, you realize that it's something truly different. Read on, as Gizmag goes heads-on with Oculus Rift's latest prototype, dubbed Crystal Cove.
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