CNET First Look
Sony's Project Morpheus Virtual Reality HeadsetBrian Tong gets a hands-on with Sony's Project Morpheus VR Headset and their hopes of pushing the new medium mainstream.
What the guy's friends on -- cnet.com and check this out on my -- you know what this is this is Sony's. Project more -- this is their dad did their first ever. Virtual reality headset now we've seen things for modular -- and Sony is also had their own agency series on -- handset to watch video but this is a full immerse of virtual reality experience. And right now the content more -- this is not the final name does not the final. Prototype but this is their first proof of concept. It's done really well you know overall the weight on my head it wasn't too heavy and in their spacing between my eyes on the monitor so. Overall it felt pretty comfortable. Now this had -- does need to work in conjunction with the PS four it's not stand alone it'll -- hard wire right now. Through HDMI and USB so they're hoping in the future to make a wireless version but right now this is sent to work with their PlayStation four. And also to enhance the experience you'll have the motion controllers the PlayStation move also the place facing camera. They all work in harmony to treat a really immerse their virtual real experience. Now some of the other things and the challenges that they have here is that they wanna create a world that feels real that sounds real I want does -- in this castle game I was able to interact. With -- night with swords with a crossbow. With the dragon. And other aspects of this is it supports full 360 degree audio so the -- on where you -- You'll hear the different sounds now this -- can't again it's not the final version. But it does support a ninety degree viewing angle from where you are. Also it's 1080 PL CD displays in -- had sent and then you can rotate a full 360 degrees to really be in a world of reality. Now the thing with this BR has citizens not looked. As an accessory Sony and others like -- literally trying to make this a platform it's really a genre that is yet to be defined so it's gonna come down to the contents. And the games that support this now Sony has no official release date they've said they're trying to get this out to the public as soon as possible. With the highest fidelity quality of image and also -- lowest latency so that when you move around the world feels real and there's not any of that motion blur that I experience a little bit time to time but. Really it's -- -- of device. It has a long ways to go but this is just the start it's gonna get a whole lot better so for cnet.com I'm Brian Tong with their first look at Sony's project more Venus.