Running the either the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive requires a computer with powerful graphics capabilities. Refer to our recommended specs to see if you need to upgrade your computer.
The Oculus Rift is a desktop VR headset designed primarily for seated VR experiences.
Detailed product info here.
- Available on Amazon: Oculus Rift Bundle on Amazon
- MSRP: $399
- PC-Based, experience navigable 3D environments
- Roughly 2k Resolution with 90-hertz refresh rate.
The model number CV1 is used because this is the first consumer version of the Oculus Rift on the market. Previous developer-only versions used model numbers DK2 and DK1. The Oculus DK2 and DK1 can no longer install the latest Oculus runtime, and as such, they cannot be used with Prospect.
The HTC Vive is the best choice for users who want standing, room-scale virtual reality experiences.
Detailed product info here. Features include:
- Room-Scale motion tracking for full-body movement
- 2K Display
- Integration with SteamVR and Unity
- Very low latency for optimal comfort and orientation.
The HTC Vive is available on Amazon with free shipping here: HTC Vive on Amazon