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VR Headset Oculus Rift Is Finally Out

After 5 years in the making, Oculus Rift, the virtual reality headset has begun shipping pre-orders out.

Oculus was founded in 2012 with a Kickstarter funding development.  

Oculus Rift got a huge boost to it's credentials in 2014 when Facebook purchased it for an estimated $2 billion.

Wired shows how Oculus overcome design issues to deliver the 1st generation of the headset.  

 

There have been numerous reviews of the device, here are few of them.

 

Reviews tend towards excitedly welcoming the launch of the VR era with some references to it's current limitations that no doubt give huge scope for updates in the not too distant future.

While at this stage much of the talk about Oculus Rift focuses on it's capabilities for creating immersive gaming experiences, many see it's as a very real step into the VR world.