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Oculus FPV – First Flight — Intuitive Aerial

Testing the Oculus Rift

Oculus Rift merged to a drone — yeah this could end bad. While most of these have done a good job of immersing users in virtual environments, the latest project from Intuitive Aerial could provide a unique perspective on the real world. The project, called Oculus Rift FPV, allows a pilot to control a UAV while wearing the VR headset, giving them a 360-degree, bird’s-eye view without ever leaving the ground. Intuitive Aerial, a Swedish company specializing in airborne camera rigs, outfitted one of its own Black Armored Drones with a makeshift wooden rig, carrying a laptop and two cameras arranged side-by-side. The laptop streams footage from the webcams wirelessly to another computer on the ground, which is connected to an Oculus Rift, allowing the wearer to essentially see from the aircraft’s viewpoint.

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Oculus FPV – First Flight — Intuitive Aerial.

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