Which VR platform should I use for my event?

//Which VR platform should I use for my event?

One of the first things you will need to decide is what virtual reality headset you will use to launch your VR presentation or event. Here is the list of our offerings and their benefits and pros and cons.

Samsung Gear

Pros:

  • More comfortable fit and adjustable focus for less eye fatigue
  • Improved interaction via an external controller
  • Better immersion due to less light leakage and better head tracking
  • Affordable to rent
  • Portable

Cons:

  • No positional tracking – so stationary use only
  • Only works with selected Samsung phones, provided with rental

Oculus GO

Pros:

  • Completely self-contained unit. No phone, internet or computer required
  • Improved interaction via an external controller
  • The most affordable VR unit to rent
  • Completely Portable and set up in minutes

Cons:

  • No positional tracking – so stationary use only
  • Limited experiences as new item. New VR apps being added daily and quickly.

Google Cardboard

Pros:

  •  Inexpensive
  •  Headset can be easily branded for your own company
  • Cheap enough to “giveaway” meaning you will be in the customer’s mind even longer and give them something to share with friends and colleagues
  • Highly portable – flat packs down.

Cons:

  • Lower image fidelity – relies on user’s phone for rendering graphics which may vary in capability depending on model owned.
  • Less comfortable to watch for extended periods

Oculus Rift / HTC Vive

Pros:

  • Fantastic user experience and high definition imagery as powered by high-end PC.
  • Ability to use controllers for a full interactivity and immersion
  • Positional tracking so you can walk freely around the virtual space.

Cons:

  • Higher rental costs
  • Less portable and headset is tethered to PC.
  • Requires larger amount of floor space

 

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Still not sure which platform is right for your event? Give us a call for a free consultation at (267) 606-0287

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