We have tried a new gadget recently and we found it really cool! These are the VR Glasses CASE 3 PLUS. For only about £8, we have been playing some awesome games and it’s really fun! Have a look at the rest of the post to know more about our opinion and what the science behind the VR glasses is…
The delivery and packaging
The parcel arrived about 10 days after the purchase, which is really good, considering that it was FREE delivery! Also, there is international delivery and the cost is really small or it’s for free.
As you can see, the box is really neat and everything is tidy inside: no extra publicity flyers, or annoying plastic bags for everything, only the needed tools are inside and the glasses are already mounted.
As mentioned, the glasses come mounted so you can easily try them out and see how robust they are.
They come with instructions (in Chinese and in English!) which are very simple because using the glasses is really intuitive as well.
All that you need to do is to download some VR apps or games in your phone and insert it into the glasses. We’ll see more details about this in the next section.
Playing with it!
If you have an Android phone, you just need to go to the Google Play, and search for “VR games”. Here and here there are list of FREE VR games that you can try (for iPhone and Android).
Initially, we tried the Roaller Coaster VR attraction which was OK because it was the first thing we saw through the glasses. You can feel the attraction adrenaline and see the landscape but after 5 minutes you can get bored…or dizzy! 😉
Next, we tried the Safari Tours Adventures, which was more interesting because you can see the animals, the landscape and the sky. You can have a look around thanks to the Stereoscopy technique. More information about the sciences behind this glasses will be provided in next paragraph.
The next picture shows how your phone will look like when running the app. This is the stereoscopy technique:
When you insert the phone (with the app running) in the glasses, its lens create a stereoscopic 3D image. This is done by angling the two 2D images which mimics how each of our two eyes views the world ever-so-slightly differently.
Also, thanks to the gyroscope, accelerometer and a magnetometer of your phone, the images change and you feel motion. Some glasses even incorporate an eye tracking function to provide a more realistic effect. Although this feature is not available in the CASE 3 PLUS glasses, you can feel the movement in a really good quality.
More details about the principles behind the glasses technology can be found in this article and this article.
With the aim of showing you our experience, we have recorded a bit inside the glasses when the Safari game is running. Bear in mind the the quality of the image is much more better in real life! With this video, you can have a feeling of the motion and the sounds that create a very realistic environment. 😀
We are very happy with this product and really want to try more apps. If you know any cool app or game for Android, please, do share it with us in the comments below or through email.
Also, let us know what you think about this post, was it useful? Would you like to see more reviews? What type of devices would you like us to try? 😀