Oculus Rift futuristic virtual reality headset received ‘Best of CES’ award

Oculus Rift futuristic virtual reality headset received ‘Best of CES’ award

Oculus VR firm's Oculus Rift futuristic virtual reality headset bagged the 'Best of CES' award at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held in Las Vegas earlier this month --- and Oculus VR founder, 21-year-old Palmer Luckey, is obviously thrilled with the overwhelming response the device got at the CES event.

The most impressive fact about Oculus Rift is that the device is not yet a real consumer product. It is just a prototype for a virtual reality headset which might hit the stores sometime in the future.

According to the information shared by Luckey about Oculus Rift, the device unfolds a highly "immersive" gaming experience for the users as it offers "a full stereo 360 view of the entire game environment." The virtual reality headset, when plugged into a computer and worn by the gamers, leads to an experience in which the gamers feel that they are actually in the game.

Despite the fact that a number of market-watchers and gadget experts have opined that the potential uses of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset could include its use for sports, movies and TV shows, Luckey has asserted that, as of now, he is focused only on gaming.

About the possible availability timeline for the Oculus Rift device, Luckey said: "If it doesn't come out by the end of next year, then something's gone wrong. We do want to get this thing out quickly, but it takes time."