Archos VR Glasses are compatible with nearly any smartphone, priced to sell

By Shawn Knight ยท 10 replies
Oct 17, 2014
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  1. Archos, the French consumer electronics company best known for building budget-friendly tablets, is preparing to launch a virtual reality headset. Their solution, the Archos VR Glasses, is a bring-your-own-screen headset that'll accept smartphones with screen sizes up to six inches...

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  2. GhostRyder

    GhostRyder This guy again... Posts: 2,151   +588

  3. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,279

    To me it sounds like the Oculus is already dead then if all it takes is your smartphone and a cheap headset thingy to make VR a reality. Shame, and FB has just dropped a ton of money on them.
  4. Rippleman

    Rippleman TS Evangelist Posts: 870   +393

    I assume that the oculus could have a lot more true horsepower compared to a phone, video power in particular.
    SantistaUSA likes this.
  5. davislane1

    davislane1 TS Grand Inquisitor Posts: 5,113   +4,175

    I always wanted to browse through my contact list in 3D.

    IAMTHESTIG TS Evangelist Posts: 1,407   +531

    The Oculus is targeted at hardcore gamers. There are plenty of us spending money on hardware. I think it will do just fine if the price is right. Rather than spend $400 on a nice 27" monitor for gaming, I could keep my old 24" and get the Oculus.
    SantistaUSA likes this.
  7. EClyde

    EClyde TS Evangelist Posts: 1,456   +505

    OH Yea ! I'm wearing those ! Where is my welding gear ?
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  8. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,279

    I don't know, smartphones are pretty powerful things nowadays.
  9. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,279

    Lift your dark visor. If you still can't see it then you may have to visit your optometrist or report a theft to the cops.
  10. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,279

    You could be right but targeting it just at hardcore gamers doesn't sound terribly lucrative to me, I woulda thought you'd want to sell as many as possible to as many people as possible.
  11. SantistaUSA

    SantistaUSA TS Booster Posts: 98   +25

    It would only be dead if this VR for $30 is any good which I highly doubt it, I bet the resolution is horrible and won't be worth the money, but people might just buy it since it is dirt cheap. I'm betting my money on the Oculus.

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