CES 2015: Razer’s Open-Source Virtual Reality Platform Is Hacker Friendly [Video]

This new virtual reality platform aims to spark development and experimentation with VR

It seems like everyone attending the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is lining up to try out virtual reality devices. At the forefront of the field’s development is Razer’s new open-source virtual reality (OSVR) platform.

Razer OSVR is an attempt to standardize hardware and software components of virtual reality. That means that more than a dozen partners—including headset makers, gesture control manufacturers, and gaming companies—will be building on the platform that Razer has created. The company hopes that its efforts will spur experimentation and development in the virtual reality space. Check out this video by our partner Portico for more.

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