Buy it on Amazon – http://lon.tv/kds6z (affiliate link) – Oculus managed to release a fairly functional standalone VR system for $199. It’s a nice entry point for people looking to play with some VR experiences. See more VR: http://lon.tv/vr and subscribe! http://lon.tv/s
00:54 – 32GB vs. 64
01:19 – System Specs
01:38 – Weight & Comfort
02:17 – Built in speakers
02:46 – Controller overview
03:19 – Battery life
04:10 – Ports
04:50 – Head tracking and video resolution
05:35 – App navigation
06:15 – Bladerunner 2049: Replicant Pursuit
07:05 – No six degrees of movement
08:30 – ISS Space Station Experience
09:33 – Star Wars Droid Repair Bay
10:04 – Land’s End
10:33 – Oculus Rooms multiplayer
10:58 – Binary compatible with GearVR
11:27 – No Killer app
12:02 – Media playback: Bigscreen and PC streaming, Plex, etc
15:26 – Conclusion and final thoughts
See an in-depth look at the Plex VR system running on Daydream (same experience as the Oculus):
Also check out more info on Plex:
I liked this more than I thought I would. The system feels very refined with very clear images and a very responsive head tracking system. I do miss the lack of six degrees of movement tracking but otherwise I think it’s a solid entry point to virtual reality.
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