After several years of development and too many delays, the Oculus Rift has finally somehow made available to the buyers to buy and test. But for many people, the case is different, the delay is significant. To evaluate what is the impact of the delay. Let’s look at the facts that you might not have considered in the subject. The story starts on the fact that The Rift is available only on the Oculus website in 20 selected countries, and each customer can pre-order only unit. The original shipping date of the product for those who have ordered was scheduled in March; minutes after the opening of pre-orders, it was pushed forward to April for many, and then later in the month of May. Reports say that it is currently in June – a very unrequired long wait for something you ordered in early January. By digging deeper, we can easily find that this has never happened before, that added delay in the dispatch of product never comes to an end.

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Oculus Rift shipping date:

The shipping date for the Oculus Rift is currently June 2016. Oculus rift will be dispatched to your home as expected by June 2016. This delay has already annoyed its consumers and will not put a positive impression on the customers.

Adding to that, the fact cannot be neglected that the Oculus Touch controller, which was also scheduled to launch side by side Rift, has also been recently delayed until July 2016.The international availability is also a problem, not only for consumers but also for some developers and businesses. Make no mistake: If Oculus keeps its promises – and at this point, there is no indication that it will not – who were the fastest in pre-order should take their first dip in the Rift virtual reality in March.

In May 2015, Oculus Rift announced the shipment would be in Q1 2016, with pre-orders from 2015. He missed the second deadline, and for many consumers, he missed on the first well. This counts as a delay in my book.

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Know about Oculus rift:

The Rift is a head-mounted virtual reality developed by Oculus VR. It was originally proposed in a campaign by Kickstarter, during which Oculus VR (both an independent company) has raised $ 2.5 million for the development of the product.

The Rift is scheduled for March 28, 2016, making it one of the first targeted consumer’s helmets virtual reality. It has a resolution of 1080 × 1200 per eye, a refresh rate of 90 Hz, and a wide field of vision. It has integrated headphones that provide a 3D audio effect. Rift monitored position and rotation. Position tracking is performed by a fixed USB IR sensor, which is normally found on the user’s desktop, allowing the user to use the Rift while sitting or standing or even walking around in the same room. The Rift has gone through different versions of prototypes in the years that followed the Kickstarter campaign, around 5 that have been shown to the public. The two porotypes that were made available for purchase were called as development kit DK1 at the end of 2012 and DK2 in mid-2014 to give developers the ability to develop content in time for the release of Rift. However, both were also purchased by many enthusiasts who wanted to get a quick overview of the technology.


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