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Oculus Rift development

No two ways about it, we love exploring our technology and being at the forefront of new technical developments. It fuels our enthusiasm for new possibilities and pushing the boundaries.

Few emerging projects have excited us more than the B2B applications presenting themselves with the stereoscopic virtual reality which Oculus Rift makes possible. We’re one of 3,000 developers worldwide who’ve managed to get our hands on the first Oculus Rift developer kits.

If you’ve not yet heard of Oculus Rift, it’s dis-orientingly realistic virtual reality.

Virtual reality has largely gone off the table since the 90s. The development of the Internet, broadband and mobile communications have all surpassed it.

But now with motion and gesture controls everywhere, as well as a host of crowdfunded projects, virtual reality is truly getting off the ground with relatively inexpensive technology making commercial projects for business and the mass market a real possibility. We’ve also helped crowdfund Stem System wireless motion tracking as well as the Omni Virtuix omni-directional treadmill allowing for realistic motion in a virtual landscape.

From air swipes/gestures on mobile phones to Kinect controllers for the Xbox and Leap Motion technology (yet another thing we’re playing with) it seems that the time is right for virtual reality to start making its way in the real world.

Research & development

Reactor15 is keen to get in contact with companies interested in Oculus Rift applications for a variety of business sectors and we’re already in a number of early discussions.

If you have a commercial problem, and you think Oculus Rift might be able to solve it, please give us a call on 01392 427 358.

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