VIRTUAL PORN TECHNOLOGY & SUPPORTED GEAR
Virtual Reality Porn is amazing, under all aspects. Not only the hyper immersive reality of the experience, the variety of the hardcore sex scenes offered so far, the gorgeous models you can feel interacting with you in real time, but of course the sharpness and realness of the visuals making this a technological delight, check out this article by TechCrunch.
Here is a great article by Wareable How does VR works?
VR Movies are recorded with special equipment that captures the action from different perspectives and then merges it together in a one piece three-dimensional video, that plunges you in an environment you can interact with, making you feel like you are in the scene.
You have Virtual Real Porn movies allowing for 120 degree, 180 degrees and 360 degrees. You can watch these videos with appropriate VR gear and headsets such as Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR, the low cost Google Cardboard, HTC Vive, PlayStation VR, Fove VR, Zeiss VR and counting. For a good overview about VR headsets check out this article by Wareable and these Top 10 Best Virtual Reality Headsets Reviews by Heavy.
Most of the above listed technologies are supported with the providers I recommend, the most popular being the Samsung Gear VR and the Google Cardboard, that function in combination with your Smartphone and the high-end Oculus Rift which is a one piece-integrated headset, all allowing you to watch your favorites VR Porn movies from the best provides.
Of course, the better the technology, the deepest and more immersive experience. For example, the resolution now depends on the quality allowed by your headset, from the higher end OLED of 1080×1200px per eye of the Oculus Rift to the foldable Google cardboard which depend on the Smartphone you use for the resolution.
Another example is the head-tracking: a technology that enables the VR software to determine where the users head is in a predefined space, this means you can move your head in all directions and you are still in the scene and able to enjoy all details of it. The display is in front of your eyes but you feel like you are in a full three dimensional space enjoying your favorite virtual reality porn star!
Check out this comparison table I did to compare the main features of 3 headsets: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PlayStation VR.
|Oculus VR||HTC Vive||PlayStation VR|
|Type||Head-mounted display||Head-mounted display||Head-mounted display|
|Release date||Q1 2016||Xmas 2015 (limited quantity). Full launch in Q1 2016.||Q1 2016|
|Manufacturer||Oculus VR||HTC / Valve Corporation||Sony Computer Entertainment|
|Resolution||2160×1200 (1080×1200 per eye)||2160x1200 (1080x1200 per eye)||1920×1080 px (960×1080 per eye)|
|Refresh Rate||90 Hz||90 Hz||120 Hz|
|FOV (Nominal)||110 degrees or greater||110 degrees or greater||100°|
|Head Tracking||6DOF (3-axis rotational tracking + 3-axis positional tracking)||Lighthouse (2 base stations emitting pulsed lasers)||6DOF head-tracking, stereoscopic 3D|
|Weight||TBA (Lighter than 380g)||TBA|
|Platforms||Microsoft Windows (OS X and Linux planned)||Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux and OS X||PlayStation 4 , PlayStation Vita|
|Connection||1x HDMI 1.3 and 2x USB 3.0||1x HDMI 1.3 and 2x USB 3.0||USB and HDMI|
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The great thing about VR Porn is that while the usual porn is shot from a third person perspective, the VR technology allows for a POV (Point of View) perspective, which puts you in the body of the performers, for example the one who is getting laid!
I suggest you research on your device as it could be a potentially expensive buy, nevertheless there are options for all pockets, and I can assure you no matter which headset you are using for your first VR Porn Movie experience you’ll be ecstatic. This is why this fast developing technology make the future of porn both exciting and promising, check out this article from Gizmodo ‘When porn and Virtual Reality Collide’ and this article from The Daily Dot reviewing the good, the bad and the weird of VR Porn in ‘Everything you need to know about virtual reality porn’.
Virtual Reality Porn gives an occasion to couples to refresh their sexual life, try out together new experiences, increase their playfulness and interaction with VR sync-able sex toys (you get 50% off through this link). Check out this article by Wired exploring the interaction between teledildonics, VR Gear and porn.
Broadly speaking, Virtual Reality technology applied to porn, is rising interest not only in the tech and porn individual niches, but also through the wide public, becoming a topic reviewed by The Guardian in this video Is virtual reality the future of porn? and other really good article by Wired; in an interview with Fortune, feminist adult film maker Erika Lust says VR could help make porn more woman-friendly, check out this article ‘How virtual reality could change porn for the better’.
There is a consensus on how Virtual Reality at large, and VR Porn are definitely an interesting and fast developing phenomena, and for us porn lovers, a definitely unmissable experience! Watch people’s reactions to VR Porn.