Google Glass teardown puts rock-bottom price on hardware • The Register

A teardown report on Google Glass is raising eyebrows over suggestions that the augmented reality headset costs as little as $80 to produce. via Google Glass teardown puts rock-bottom price on hardware • The Register. One more reason to not be a Glasshole is you don’t want to be a sucker. Given what the Oculus… Continue reading Google Glass teardown puts rock-bottom price on hardware • The Register

Jaunt – Meet the Crazy Camera That Can Make Movies for the Oculus Rift (Jordan Kushins-Gizmodo)

If Facebook buying Oculus for a cool $2 billion is a step towards democratizing the currently-niche platform, Jaunt seems like an equally monumental step towards making awesome virtual reality content that appeals to folks beyond the gaming community. The VR movies in addition to VR games. via Meet the Crazy Camera That Can Make Movies… Continue reading Jaunt – Meet the Crazy Camera That Can Make Movies for the Oculus Rift (Jordan Kushins-Gizmodo)

Virtual Reality | Oculus Rift – Consumer Reports

Imagine being able to immerse yourself in another world, without the limitations of a TV or movie screen. Virtual reality has been a dream for years, but judging by current trends, it may not be just a dream for much longer. via Virtual Reality | Oculus Rift – Consumer Reports. I won’t claim that when… Continue reading Virtual Reality | Oculus Rift – Consumer Reports

John Carmack – Oculus Rift two great tastes…

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/11/22/carmack_goes_to_oculus_rift/ id Software has formally announced Carmack has left the building. Prior to this week he was on a sabbatical from id, doing consulting/advisory work for the folks putting the Oculus Rift together. Work being done now is to improve the speed of the refresh on the video screens. That’s really the last biggest hurdle… Continue reading John Carmack – Oculus Rift two great tastes…