Using A Rift Virtual Reality Headset - vrdragon.net

Using A Rift Virtual Reality Headset


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Can you wear glasses with yours? This is one of the most frequently asked questions by users of virtual reality headsets. Glasses are an obvious requirement to enjoy an excellent VR experience. After all, VR headsets are designed to let you experience the world as if it is real. However, glasses are an option that you can consider.

Is Wearing Glasses A Necessity Or A Convenience? 

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The answer depends on your personal needs. A good rule of thumb to estimate your requirement for wearing glasses in VR is this. If you can see text and objects at 6.5m (2 miles) distance in real-time and remove your glasses at the same time, then you will have no problem in VR.

Of course, there are many different headsets available for you to enjoy VR with. The oculus rift is probably one of the most expensive among them. However, it is highly recommended. The reason is that this headset provides you with the highest level of comfort and freedom when you are using it. With a less comfortable headset, you will not be able to enjoy VR as much.

Oculus Rift Glasses

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The oculus rift glasses are specially made for people who have eyesight problems. They provide a very high level of resolution and are explicitly designed to work well with people with presbyopia and other vision impairments. They work well even for people who do not use contacts! This makes them a good choice for those who want to enjoy VR but cannot use their glasses.

Know About Different Frame Types

The next thing to consider when buying a VR headset is to know about the different frame types. There are currently three mainframe types available for people to choose from. Each one has its advantages, disadvantages, and features. These include the oval shape frame, the HMD (headsight monitor) style, and the strapless design. Let’s look at these different frame types and see which ones are the right ones for you.

You can quickly wear glasses or contacts with an oval shape frame to achieve the best quality possible. With this option, you will be required to put your glasses on most of the time, unless you want to take them off when working. However, the oval shape is not the ideal shape if you’re going to wear glasses since it might not sit right on your nose. In addition, you might need to wear glasses to get a good view when you are working with your computer, whereas you would not have to bother yourself with this option if you were using contact lenses.

Final Thoughts

Finally, you will need to decide whether you should go with a strapless or an open headset. Both styles have their pros and cons, and it is up to you to decide which one is the best one for you. The available headsets are more comfortable to wear since they do not require you to put your glasses down when you use them. However, they are not as effective as the closed ones. You also choose between the oval and the rectangular shape lenses, although there are not as many available. The oval lenses are recommended for those who still like wearing their glasses, and the rectangular ones work well for those who are used to wearing spectacles.

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