Virtual Reality (VR) headsets such as Oculus Rift and Google Cardboard can definitely be a boom for the mobile industry. It can give smart phone users the ultimate liberty to enjoy virtual reality with the VR headsets. Smart phones be placed inside the VR headsets to allow the users to get into the World of Virtual Reality. It will definitely be a great experience for the game lovers as it will land them into the game giving the extra touch. The videos and the sound quality will just be one of the finest with 3D quality sound and video with OCULUS Rift. VR headsets definitely going to give the mobile industry a whole new makeover.

Virtual Reality headsets will surely revolutionize the way you use your smart phone. They will be integrated in every aspect of mobile phones such as games, social activities etc. Let’s take a deeper look at these features.

  1. Games

Due to the advancement in mobile technology, more and more complex games are being created every day. But building these games is no simple task –it is extremely difficult to build 3D environments and the more real-life it seems, more difficult it is to create these environments.

Fortunately, all of this is going to undergo a massive change with the release of the Oculus Rift and Google Cardboard. They are capable of tricking your brain into seeing a 3D image from two 2D images. So, you will be experiencing more real-life 3D environments and animations, while the workload of the developers and game designers will be reduced massively.

In fact, several games have already been released for the Oculus Rift and they have received a lot of positive reviews from critics worldwide, which demonstrates how successful they have been in the gaming industry.

  1. Connectivity

Oculus Rift is equipped with the latest connectivity features. It has an HDMI port via which it receives videos, and it also consists of a DVI adapter which is supported by the latest laptops. The cable’s length is 10 feet, which feels perfect –it is lightweight and yet, sends consistently good signal to the device, making it the ideal device for gaming. It also has a USB port for connecting other devices. Current version of Google Cardboard do not have any ports, but Google is going to release a new version of Cardboard – in plastic.

  1. Videos

Currently, watching videos on our phone isn’t a very pleasant experience. Despite the screens becoming larger with increase resolution, it just doesn’t feel right. All of that are changing with the advent of the Oculus Rift and Google Cardboard. You can now watch videos easily on these VR headsets while streaming them from your mobile phone and get a theatre like experience. You can watch both 2D as well as 3D videos easily without any hiccups.

  1. Social Life

The company believes that it will enhance your social experience exponentially. Just imagine when you have to go to work, and you can still talk your loved ones as if you were sitting next to them. That will become reality soon with sharing of virtual spaces which will be integrated with smartphones.

VR headsets are a brilliant piece of technology and as more people start using it, it will receive more upgrades and more and more features will be introduced to integrate more services with our phones.

Sri Achary

Solutions Architect,

WadyBug LLC