Oculus Rift modified to show what life would be like with lag

By Shawn Knight
Apr 29, 2014
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  1. A Swedish broadband provider recently wondered what life would be like if one of the net's most annoying aspects impacted our everyday life. To find the answers, the IPS asked everyday people to complete everyday tasks like cooking, playing table...

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  2. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,106   +1,376

    The results of the experiment seem quite obvious. Not sure what's the point of conducting such.
  3. Experimentongod

    Experimentongod TS Addict Posts: 209   +82

    I agree, really pointless experiment/video. I don't play multiplayer games because it's an unfair mess because of lag.
  4. Lol guys this wasn't an experiment, it's just marketing.
    spectrenad likes this.
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,335   +1,937

    I wouldn't be laughing if I had to clean the mess in the kitchen.
  6. Tekkaraiden

    Tekkaraiden TS Evangelist Posts: 990   +90

    I believe is should be ISP not IPS in the second sentence.
  7. Burty117

    Burty117 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,887   +644

    Huh, It's like playing Battlefield 4 all over again...
  8. H3llion

    H3llion TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,248   +220

    That is the most ridiculous complaint I heard when it comes to Multiplayer games. I have yet to see this ''unfair mess'' when playing FPS games or mobas. Word of advice, don't play on oceanic servers but servers near you.

    On topic, sure it's nothing knew, we know what happens when there is lag however it's certainly an interesting concept to test out with oculus in person rather than a screen.
  9. TS-56336

    TS-56336 TS Addict Posts: 609   +109

    Imagine if this could be connected to our brain and make blind people able to see
  10. This marketing ad is trying to sell fast internet by claiming it has less lag. AFAIK a lower bandwidth connection from the same ISP should have the same low ping as the high bandwidth connection.

    If it were shown on TV there, it could be taken off TV for false advertising, if the regulatory agency is (made) aware.
  11. Sure the ads "target" is inaccurate. But I rather enjoy this rather clever parody of my online gaming experience and it doesn't bash other companies (which I personally despise). 10/10 for cleverness and making my day

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