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Driving real vehicles using VR

Discussion in 'Off Topic - All other stuff here' started by noorbeast, Mar 27, 2018.

  1. noorbeast

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    Here is something to look forward to, Nvidia just showed off driving a real world automated vehicle using VR, which would be a hoot on our motion rigs: https://www.vrandfun.com/nvidia-just-drove-real-world-automated-vehicle-using-htc-vive-in-vr/

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    Also think - Drone or Tank. What the modern battlefield will look like....
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    In many ways that is what it is already like in many areas of military tech.
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    I can just see it now after an accident...... Where the hell's the driver from that car? umm well.... he's not actually here....What???... he's driving the car from his couch. Could take DUI's testing to a whole new level! lol
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    What I was talking about is not too many using HTC/Oculus like VR systems for Drones etc - still flat screens for most that I know of.
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    HMD use with recreational drones is pretty common, though I would call many first person HMDs, rather than VR, and not put the drone HMD system capabilities in the same league as the Rift and Vive.

    Some have used the likes of GearVR, and there is an android app for that.

    This is closer to actual VR, though some latency is evident: