Our Take-Away from CES 2015

January 16, 2015

CES 2015

Virtual Reality technologies stole some of the CES limelight this year with exciting appearances by some expected and unexpected players. Here are our highlights:

  • Oculus VR displayed their newest headset, the Crescent Bay, with a stunning demo collection and tethered motion-tracked walking capabilities.
  • Intel Corporation introduced their impressive RealSense hand and face tracking technology, and combined with efforts by AltspaceVR the RealSense enabled experience was a compelling social VR demonstration.
  • Samsung made a big splash with the first ever mobile based VR headset, Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition. A great tool for content creators and early adopters to get their feet wet with VR experiences on a smartphone.
  • Sulon unveiled the Sulon Cortex 3D headset fitted with cameras and hand tracking for mixed AR and VR applications.
  • Nurulize presented a noteworthy project that mapped thousands of photographic stills onto a 3D world for immersive experience.
  • Razer introduced their open-source headset and VR middleware protocol (OSVR), backed by established players like Sixense and Sensics.