Pimax 5K Plus Review: A Fresh Look at Ultrawide VR

Pimax 5K Plus Review: A Fresh Look at Ultrawide VR

3.5/5 $699 Pimax Pimax 5K Plus Specs Display Type Custom low persistence liquid display (CLPL) Display Size Undisclosed Pixel Density Undisclosed Per-Eye Resolution 2560x1440 Refresh Rate 90Hz (DisplayPort 1.4) FOV (HxV) 170-degrees x unspecified (200-degrees diagonal) Lens Type Custom Fresnel Lens Adjustment 60mm to 73mm mechanical Sensors Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor, Magnetometer, Proximity Sensor Tracking Technology 6 DOF SteamVR 2.0 Room-Scale Tracking Integrated Camera None Audio Headset Jack, integrated microphone Wireless?

New Book Reveals Oculus Rift's 2016 Component Shortage

New Book Reveals Oculus Rift's 2016 Component Shortage

The delay was largely due to a shortage of suitable optics for the Rift (which, in turn, was largely due to Iribe setting a quality bar for optical components that– as a member of the exec team would later describe– was “probably too high… We ended up rejecting lenses that were better than what HTC was shipping on all Vives.”) Hybrid Fresnel Lenses The Oculus DK1 and DK2 used standard aspheric lenses.

XTAL VR Headset Upgrades to Panoramic 5K Display for Professional Use

XTAL VR Headset Upgrades to Panoramic 5K Display for Professional Use

XTAL’s headset comes with thick, custom-made, non-Fresnel lenses and a panoramic 180-degree view, which helps to view and see detail in VR like how we would in the real world.

VRgineers Reveals Improved ‘XTAL’ Professional Headset with Wider FOV

VRgineers Reveals Improved ‘XTAL’ Professional Headset with Wider FOV

The upcoming version is said to incorporate proprietary non-Fresnel lenses that the company says will deliver “the clearest, most immersive VR experience to date.” With the new lenses come a reduction in distortion, improved FOV, a picture increased by 50 percent, and an eye box size expanded by 20 percent.

Facebook Patents Hybrid Fresnel That Could Make VR Optics More Clear – Road to VR

Facebook Patents Hybrid Fresnel That Could Make VR Optics More Clear – Road to VR

Facebook’s Oculus Rift, which released around the same time the patent was filed, also features hybrid Fresnel lenses, although Rift’s are undoubtedly finer in appearance than many on the market, including HTC Vive and the most recent Google Daydream.