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Resolved! New Community Manager - Oculus_RyanS

Hi everyone - I’m pleased to introduce you all to @Oculus_RyanS, a new dedicated Oculus community manager. Ryan’s full time, energy, and attention is going to be spent on our community. He (along with our existing team of fantastic volunteer moderato...

Forum Rules, New User Info, and Other FAQ

Welcome to the Oculus Forums! Below, you can find information on forum rules, answers to common new user questions, and the names of the forum admins / mods you should reach out to if you encounter an issue here on the forums. The goal of this post i...

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New Oculus Forums Feedback Thread

Hello everyone! Welcome to the new Oculus forums! As I mentioned in my announcement post, I’d like this thread to serve as a place “forums feedback”. Please let us know how you’re finding the new platform, what is or isn’t working well for you, or wh...

Full Oculus Rift Teardown

My friend and I did a full teardown of the rift. We made a video of it, and then put it on youtube. Here is a link to the youtube video.http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments ... _teardown/

The size of the Rift with 1920!

It seems that if the consumer version is 1080p, it will be pretty darn big.I made a picture ( see link below ) I don't know if that is accurate but im pretty sure it is.So won't having higher resolution make the Rift bigger and probably slightly heav...

RedWorm by Level 2
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Why no headphone jack?

Hi there,I wonder if the next DevKit (or at least the consumer version) will have a headphone jack on the HMD itself? As the device is connected per HDMI anyway, this should not be a real problem, doesn't cost much but will make the setup much easier...

spyro by Level 4
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I see pixels

Does anyone also experience this? I tried to tune the devkit, changed A lenses to B and C, but nothing helps. The pixels are huge!

StiX by Level 2
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Word of caution for international users and other...

Hello,First of all, I'm currently living in Mexico. Normally when ordering from US-based stores, I NEVER choose the option to ship internationally because from experience, I have received opened stuff, broken stuff, and paid stupidly high import fees...

Andrewe1 by Level 3
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I ordered 2013-04-01. Will I get a TF2 Hat?

I would really appreciate if I could get a hat.It really looks awesome in TF2, I really would want people to know that I own them when playing with Oculus Rift Please if you see this one of the Oculus Team, please tell me if I am getting a hat or no...

RedWorm by Level 2
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Roller coaster simulator with a big fan.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZHcHLxtnZYSomething like this with oculus rift and a big fan right in front of you so you think it's the wind. It would probably be awesome 

RedWorm by Level 2
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The wait is depressing. T_T

So... pretty much, T_T I am frustrated at the wait. I know it's coming, and I'm not complaining... just putting my frustration out there. I know that they are being shipped, and that I'll get mine eventually... T_T I just want it now.Anything you guy...

Order # scheme

Greetings, does anybody have any knowledge pertaining to the numbering system for Rift orders? I have #49xxx, surely there weren't that many devkits ordered? Thanks.

Oculus store questions

As someone thinking about developing for the Rift not on a demo but commercial level I do have questions regarding the coming Oculus store.- when will the store open?- will it be a platform for developers to sell their Rift compatible titles?- if so ...

Gerald by Level 4
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Where are the Developer Kits? Why no Info?

What is wrong with Oculus support. How incompetent are they that they cannot manage dev kit deliveries in a more effective manner.This is now a huge PR issue. Continued requests for "patience" are not acceptable anymore. I have been waiting over 9 mo...

Machine Specs for the Oculus

Hi All,I am still waiting on my oculus, can't wait. Just wondered what machine Specs people were running on or are looking to use it on.. And also if anyone has their rift already have you tried running it on a low spec machine or a laptop?Does it ex...

Rinzler by Level 2
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UDK download availability

Is the Oculus Rift ready UDK only available via the developer.oculus.com download at the moment?It's a very slow download and in the past I have had problems with the other downloads aborting just before they finished, so in the end I HAD to download...

My Order Just Shipped

I thought we might do an informal count off.I'm number 1346 and the web page says my order just shipped.

But don't you think the Rift is missing a few accessories?

1. A Zorbing Ball - That way you can get out and about in safety in your virtual world (wind conditions must be considered).2. Gyro Gym - Come on you know you want to do the Death-Blossom in your Last Starfighter re-make!Any others you can think of, ...

Arowx by Level 2
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Positional head tracking with Razer Hydra & Rift

Not sure if anyone has posted a link to this YouTube vid yet, but this kid is showing off positional head tracking using a Razer Hydra controller strapped to his head whilst using the Oculus Rift.http://youtu.be/GQK48duvld0

jaydee by Level 2
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VR Player with 360 Degree video. How would this be with OR?

Download http://vrplayer.codeplex.com/Download this clip from YouTube.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Da-Yb8EgOKMDownload K-lite codec pack if you can't play the file.Play the YouTube clip with the VR player.The VR Player doesn't support Oculus atm. B...

RedWorm by Level 2
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Any news on when the second batch might be going out?

Any news on when the second batch might be going out? I'm order number 502. I was wondering if the second batch means they might go out this week or if the Chinese new year thing means they won't go out for another month. I understand that you probab...

myopia

Hi I am wondering if HD 3D VR can possably correct myopia by tricking the eye into believing it is seeing at a distance.

The Gallery: Six Elements kickstarter

I'm probably not allowed to do this, but I'm doing it anyway:There's a Kickstarter happening now for a really awesome looking game designed exclusively for the Oculus Rift and Virtual Reality. It's called The Gallery: Six Elements. The level of thoug...

2EyeGuy by Level 5
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Can someone with a Rift test this?

Can someone with a Rift test this for me, since my Rift won't arrive for a few weeks. I'm trying to get the Rift head-tracking working with Doom 3 BFG. I have no idea whether this works at all, or axes are inverted, or if it's 180/pi times as fast as...

2EyeGuy by Level 5
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Moving in July

So quick question... I ordered the Oculus Rift at the end of March, so it may be a while before the thing is packaged and shipped. I'll be moving to a new residence sometime in July. If my order isn't packaged by then would I be able to update my shi...

Jjiinx by Level 2
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Linux platform support ETA

Can you give a rough estimate of the Linux support release date? Is it likely to be more than a few weeks?

robagar by Level 2
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Kickstarter & Steam

Okay, just going to cut to the chase, we need more games to be supported for the Oculus Rift soon. Everyone is on their toes waiting to test things out but we hardly have anything at the moment, I know it is just being released but the hype is gettin...

coefficients of distortion function...

I may be overlooking something, but can someone share recommended values of constants k0, k1, k2 and k3 in optical distortion function that warps the linear image into pincushion distorted prior sending to the helmet? The function is no rocket scienc...

stepanK by Level 2
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Valve GDC Talks Whereabouts

Hello Everyone,I'm curious to know if any of you attended either of the talks Valve gave at GDC this year. Both talks seem like a good place to get some relevant information on the basic issues we'll be facing. Are there any info/links/cliff notes ou...

Aizee by Level 2
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What is the effective resolution like on the Rift

Looking forward to my development kit but I will likely get mine much later than others being a late backerHaving a bit of experience with stereo imagery I am already aware that the combined image creates effective resolution higher than you would ex...

Yam by Level 2
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