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[PIMAX] All about the VR headsets

Discussion in 'VR Headsets and Sim Gaming - Virtual Reality' started by Pit, Sep 19, 2017.

  1. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR - The Next Generation Staff Member Moderator

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    You can't fix it yourself, it is a tracking based issue when pushed to its fidelity limits.

    Valve actually increased the tracking resolution because it initially could not keep up with the best Beat Saber players, unfortunately our rigs with transducers are far quicker than them.
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    The question is: do we need additional controllers or you can navigate through menus etc. with this ??
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    Aha, of course you do, you need to attach one on the rig which reads the position from the lighthouses.
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    Of course it could be THE solution for us.
    Are the
    - sword trackers
    - pimax lighthouses and
    - hand tracking device part of “full 8KX system” ?
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    Is this written somewhere that those unit are so fragile that they can’t handle accelerations above a certain g amount ?
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    Base stations have very high speed spinning components that require stability for precision and definitely can't be mounted to a rig.
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    HTC v1 and v2

    Did someone made a test with the v2 ?
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    It depends on the game. If the game use the device to track your hands and use it to control the buttons and switches in the game. You could actually replace a controller.

    I had ordered the device in my kickstarter pledge. But I am thinking of asking for a rebate instead to lower the headset.

    They give an additionnal 100$ rebate to the 8KX buying plan. I guess nobody was interested in their upgrades and they have to lower the prices. And we have until December 31th to do it. Maybe, I'll be able to get one.
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    Valve's lighthouse 2.0 still looks like a rotary device. I doubt it could work now.
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    Yes, one component is rotating in 2.0
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    Did someone in the community tried the HTC lighthouses version 2.0 ?

    Are the in March announced pimax lighthouses part of kickstarter campagne?
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    Just finished watching the Pimax VR Days live stream... well the hype is real for the 8K+ and 8KX, with glowing reviews from the people who tested them. I will be keeping my 5K+ loaner and have also selected the Valve Base Stations and Controllers as I have waited long enough :rolleyes:. Hope Pimax's stated Dec delivery for backers actually happens.
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    I've got a little new about my e-mail communication with Pimax. I was asked if I was a backer. I said yes and that I wish to remove cable and hand tracking device to reduce the price two days ago. Waiting for another reply.
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    Pimax - 'it's all about the delays' - have just sent me a email...seems that I won't be getting my 8KX until April 2020... everything else is also delayed from last estimates by various amounts :mad: How concrete are those dates .. who knows :rolleyes:. I will believe it is real when it turns up on my door step.
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    So, same old same old :roll

    Pimax really has struggled with over promising.