A wireless headset let me shoot zombies in a mall in VR

by Aloysius Low

Facebook just announced a wireless Oculus Rift, but there are other virtual reality companies looking to cut its grass. You can even try them out — if you live in Singapore that is.

Using VRstudio’s new wireless VR headset, a shopping mall called Bugis+ in the island state is letting customers shoot zombies in VR as part of its Halloween event. I got a chance to take part in the action.

While you still have to wear a headset, VRstudio’s device lacks the wires that you’ll find on mainstream headgear such as the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift. And if you’re wondering, no, it’s not powered by a mobile phone, and has with the wireless attachment resting at the back of your head when worn.

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