Alternative products to Oculus Quest

7 alternative and related products to Oculus Quest

Oculus Quest
An all-in-one VR system

We’re excited to usher in the next era of VR gaming with the introduction of Oculus Quest, our first all-in-one VR gaming system. Oculus Quest makes it easy to jump right into the action—with no PC, no wires, and no external sensors.

7 Alternatives to Oculus Quest

Super stealthy AR startup reveals its first product

Magic Leap Creator Edition is the first product revealed from the super stealthy AR startup. The Creator Edition includes a headset, lightpack, and control.

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MIT Technology Review
Brian Ach | Getty Images Magic Leap, an augmented-reality startup that has raised close to $2 billion without even publicly demonstrating a product, is pulling back the curtains a bit-on its website, at least. The company now says it will release a headset next year for developers, though it still won't divulge how much it will cost or when, exactly, it will… See more
Business Insider
Magic Leap revealed the name and design of its smart glasses on Wednesday. The company says that the hardware will ship in 2018. Magic Leap didn't announce a price. Magic Leap updated its website on Wednesday morning, revealing its highly anticipated augmented reality smart glasses for the first time.
Rolling Stone
Magic Leap today revealed a mixed reality headset that it believes reinvents the way people will interact with computers and reality. Unlike the opaque diver's masks of virtual reality, which replace the real world with a virtual one, Magic Leap's device, called Lightwear, resembles goggles, which you can see through as if wearing a special pair of glasses.
Product Hunt
Today Magic Leap, the super stealthy startup that raised nearly $2B in funding (!!!) just revealed its 23 Alternatives to Magic Leap One

$199 Standalone VR headset from Oculus (no PC!)

An all-new $199 standalone headset from Oculus, not tethered to PC. Oculus Go will sit above the Gear VR headset and under the Oculus Rift. The easiest way to experience VR (available early 2018).

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Alex Barrera
Alex Barrera- Founder at The Aleph Report & Tech.eu
Oculus is the obvious choice. If you aren't going for heavy VR experiences, the Go is the perfect entry.
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The Verge
For the past few years, consumer virtual reality headsets have mostly come in two flavors: tethered headsets that connect to a computer or console, and mobile ones that are powered by a smartphone. That's starting to change, and one of the major catalysts is the Oculus Go headset, which launches today in nearly two dozen countries.
CNNMoney
The Oculus Go is Facebook's first standalone headset. It's sleek, it's comfortable, and, most importantly, it costs just $200. Most VR systems cost at least $500. The standalone device makes for a more seamless experience than the flagship Oculus Rift or other high-end VR systems. It doesn't need cords, an expensive PC or a specific smartphone.
TechCrunch
Onstage at Oculus Connect 4 in San Jose, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a new mobile headset called Oculus Go. According to Zuck, "it's the most accessible VR headset yet," it starts at $199 and it's going to ship early next year.
The Verge
Oculus is announcing a new standalone VR headset that will sit in the middle of its mobile Gear VR and high-end Oculus Rift headsets, called Oculus Go. Oculus Go will ship early next year for $199, only slightly more than the $129 Gear VR.
8 Alternatives to Oculus Go

Microsoft Hololens is a mixed-reality headset that makes it easy to integrate a digital display into real life.

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The Verge
Microsoft has started teasing its press event for February 24th, where it's expected to debut the HoloLens 2 headset. Microsoft's video teaser appears to show a new processor and possibly a carbon fiber hint at what the next headset will include
TechCrunch
Today at Microsoft's BUILD keynote, AR and VR were definitely a sideshow, but the company did have some announcements related to enterprise apps on the HoloLens. The company detailed two new apps, Remote Assist and Layout which will be coming May 22.
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Minimalist, untethered, smartphone-powered AR headset

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Business Insider
Most college kids around their senior year look for internships or a killer beach house for the summer. Not the founders of Mira. As their fourth year at the Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy at the University of Southern California approached, they were working on prototypes and seeking funding for a new device they hoped would supercharge the young and … See more
The Verge
When I first put on the Mira Prism augmented reality headset, I was skeptical. AR is a proven concept in fields like surgery and mechanics, but nobody's made a good pair of glasses for everyday use. They're not cheap enough, they're not sleek enough, and there's not enough to do on them.
29 Alternatives to Mira Prism

Experience high fidelity virtual reality with Valve Index VR. Use your existing Base Stations with the Valve Index Headset + Controllers to upgrade your experience today.

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pcgamer
Valve's new VR system has been unveiled. The Valve Index headset and Index Controllers (formerly called 'knuckles' controllers) will be available for pre-order starting tomorrow, and will begin shipping by July 1. By itself, the headset will go for $499.
The Verge
You may recall that Valve has its own virtual reality headset, the Valve Index, which it surprise-revealed one month ago. And you might even remember that Valve said preorders will begin tomorrow, May 1st, and ship this June. Now, we're learning exactly how much the Valve Index will cost: $999.
6 Alternatives to Valve Index

A convenient and powerful VR headset made for comfort

Vive Cosmos is a new premium PC VR system, and a vision of the virtual future. It conforms to your wants, your needs with surprising ease and versatility. Whether you’re new to VR or familiar, a fantastic voyage awaits. VIVE Cosmos goes beyond everything you could want in one device.

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Engadget
HTC Americas General Manager Dan O'Brien revealed the Vive Cosmos at CES, but didn't announce any details about availability or price. He promised more information in the near future. VIVE COSMOS will offer absolute comfort, easy set up, & will require no external tracking; COSMOS allows you to enjoy VR at home or on-the-go.
The Verge
HTC has announced a new virtual reality headset called the Vive Cosmos. Based on a very brief appearance during the company's CES presentation, the Cosmos is HTC's bid at a relatively mainstream VR headset. It doesn't require external sensors and uses fully tracked motion controllers, and it's being pitched as a convenient device with "absolute comfort" and … See more
7 Alternatives to Vive Cosmos
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