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    anyone try this thing?


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    No but I've often wondered why this type of headset-based 3D device has never caught on for gaming in general. 640x480 resolution is pretty low but some headsets have higher resolution. Some even have micro-gyroscopes to detect head movement and pan the view accordingly. Seems like it would be great for flight simulators.

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    there were always something bad about previous gear. too pricey, too bulky, bad resolution, lagging results.

    this one makes over 1,000 calculations per second, 2 gyro systems that work together, high resoultion, and cost $400....we might have a winner.

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    Remeber Zero, 640X480 is decent when the screens 2 inches.

    I think alot of these things are viewed as toys and not real hardware. Remember the VR from '97ish

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    i think vr is finally making a move. i wont be buying the current version because i have vista 64 and a gtx card. the current vr hardware was built off old technology. however i'm looking forward to the next version. they will most likely fixed the flaws this version.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Patonb
    Remeber Zero, 640X480 is decent when the screens 2 inches.
    According to the site, your eyes focus the same as if you are looking at a 62" diagonal flat screen display that is 9 feet away. This sounds the same as an old VGA projector onto a 62" screen. At that distance, a VGA image is going to look like it is constructed with Legos.

    I've never had the opportunity to try one of these things out though, so I can't really guess what the experience would be like.

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    I don't need 3D - I just want something that I can wear while on the Nustep in the gym so I can read ebooks! Thes look great but beyond my requirements.

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