Electromagnetic controller tracking is nifty
Great pixel density
Tobii eye-tracking is cool
Small number of titles in the Pico storefront
No physical IPD adjustment option
I’ve been interested in Virtual Reality (VR) since the early ’90s, when I went to a SEGA-owned arcade and tried it for the first time, with a clunky headset and controllers that registered movement seconds after my arm had swung through space. Then it was the short-lived Virtual Boy, Nintendo’s one and only foray into VR, with all the literal headaches it came with.
So when Pico reached out to see if I wanted to test out their new Enterprise-level, standalone head-mounted display (HMD), I jumped at the chance. I mean, who wouldn’t? Escaping into a virtual world has been a lifesaver for many while we’re supposed to be staying home, so what about if we could