Acer’s joint venture with StarVR isn’t about taking Oculus or HTC head on. It’s about creating an even better VR experience for theme parks.
If you’re going to strap a virtual reality headset to your head, you want to feel like you’re truly immersed in the environment, not like you’re just watching content in a headset. Starbreeze and Acer have formed a joint venture to bring a better VR experience to the masses with its StarVR head-mounted display.
At least initially, the two companies will focus on theme parks and other location-based entertainment venues instead of the home market. Their secret weapon? The StarVR headset boasts a unique 210-degree field of view. This makes the viewing area considerably wider than the 110-degree view of theOculus Rift and HTC Vive. By making your peripheral vision a part of the action, StarVR strives to make virtual reality feel real.
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