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The best Virtual Reality headsets for an immersive VR and AR experience

Take a look at these great Virtual Reality kits, all successfully crowdfunded on Kickstarter and ready for your awesome VR adventure.

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The best Virtual Reality headsets for an immersive VR and AR experience ZDNet
1 of 8 Fove

FOVE

FOVE is an eye tracking virtual reality headset which enables you to make eye contact with characters in games. The device tracks your gaze and calculates where in 3D space the user is looking to adjust the background and enhance the user's gaming experience.

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2 of 8 Jeffrey Martin

Sphericam

Sphericam is a 360 degree camera for spherical capture of information. The high resolution 4K videos -- with no blind spots -- can be watched with a VR headset or your mobile device. Live streaming at bitrate of up to 100Mbps is possible.

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3 of 8 Technical illusions

CastAR

CastAR displays "holographic-like 3D projections".The two components are a pair of glasses and a surface. The glasses have micro projectors for each eye which casts a perspective view of a 3D image onto the surface. Augmented reality allows you to simultaneously see both virtual and real world surroundings so as not to feel motion sickness. Now in production.

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4 of 8 Control VR

Control VR

Control VR turns your hands into controllers for devices and virtual reality to control your world with gestures. You can see your hands, fingers and arms within the virtual world, and use fingertip control to interact with game characters, animations or objects.

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5 of 8 Impression Pi

Impression Pi

Impression Pi is a virtual reality headset which allows 3D gesture control, head rotation tracking and an interactive augmented reality. It senses hand movements and gestures to let the user interact with the virtual reality environment in a normal way.

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Wearality Sky

Wearality Sky VR device brings 3D glasses to your smartphone. It gives you a field of view of 150 degrees to change how you see your smartphone screen. The headset is pocket-sized, foldable and is compatible with 5 or 5 inch mobile displays. It even clips onto your cap for hands free viewing.

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7 of 8 ANTVR

ANTVR kit

The ANTVR kit is compatible with all games and movies and brings a VR gaming and viewing experience to the user. It consists of a headset; controller and driver box. Positional tracking means that as you move, your character will do the same.

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8 of 8 NeuroDigital Technologies

Gloveone

Gloveone lets you feel the virtual world. With the glove, you will be able to sense all of an object's physical features as touch sensations are translated into vibrations by actuators on the palm and fingertips of the glove.

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