The world of virtual reality has been transformed by the introduction of the VR Gaming headsets. These headsets enable the users to enjoy the virtual reality using a personal computer system, with the help of a high resolution, curved screen and comfortable headphones. Besides, there are different types of these headsets, according to the specifications and need of each user. These headsets differ in the display resolution (width), the display type (eye tracking) and the sound system. Some headsets are completely modified, while there are others adapted from the base package.
There are different types of vr headsets available in the market. According to the specification of the graphics processing hardware, the headset can be modified as per the requirement of each user. The various types of these headsets are; the Desktop, the Console, the Portable, the Mixed reality, the VR-ready PC and the Wearable.
Desktop VR-Ready PC Headsets
Desktop VR-ready PC headsets are also known as the Desktop Immersive Virtual Environment (ADV EVE). They are very similar to the Desktop headsets but need to be attached to the computer system through the USB port. These are the most popular amongst the youth and companies who are providing the technical support. On the other hand, the Console VR headsets are the second type of vr headsets, which are the complete experience, apart from the fact that they need to be attached to the console itself. The package contents consist of the head-mounted display, the sound system, the speaker, the USB cable and the Internet.
How Are Gaming Console Headsets?
Gaming console based headsets are also called the Mobile Gaming Systems. The main difference between these two headsets is that, the mobile headsets have a lower display resolution (renders at lower image quality), while the desktop systems use a higher display resolution and offers a high quality image. Both types of headsets come with their own unique package contents, which include the display type, the display resolution, the sound system, the speaker etc.
Similarities Between Gaming And Mobile Headsets
Mobile headsets are normally smaller than the desktop ones. However, the mobile headsets vary in terms of the display resolution, the display type, the display resolution and the audio system. As compared to the desktop headsets, the mobile ones offer better sound quality and do not require a USB cable.
Both the mobile and desktop gaming systems offer the display resolutions of 1920 x 1080 pixels per eye (horizontal & vertical), as well as a 120 degrees viewing angle. However, the mobile systems differ in terms of the display size. The Mobile VR-ready systems are available for a total of three screens – one high-resolution screen and two low-resolutions screens. Also, the mobile headsets of these systems support dual 3.4-inch widescreen displays.
Difference Between Mobile And PC Gaming Headsets
Mobile headsets with respect to the PC gaming devices are different as compared to the PC gaming headsets. The head-mounted display is present in a case that is similar to that of mobile phones. One of the main features of the head-mounted display is the ability of the user to adjust the focal length while using the PC device. This ability of the PC device is enabled by the ability of the user to rotate the head-mounted display, by tilting or flicking the screen. The PC devices with respect to the headsets have different display resolutions, display types and display resolutions. The PC devices, which are suited for gaming headsets, differ in terms of their sound systems, the types of hand-held game controllers, the display resolutions, the speaker capabilities and the headphone jacks.
With respect to the PC headsets, the user controls the movement of the head-mounted display through a pedals mechanism or a joystick. The other major difference between the PC gaming headsets and the mobile headsets is that the mobile devices do not have any external light sources and so they are known to attract more attention from the users. This is attributed to the fact that the mobile devices such as the iPhone or Blackberry can be used even in low light conditions. The other major difference between the mobile headsets and the PC headsets is that the mobile devices do not feature any form of built-in microphone or speakers. The microphone and speakers of the PC devices are connected to the computer via a wired Ethernet cable.