Father’s Day Gift Ideas: Virtual Reality (VR) Edition. From headsets to 360 Spherical Cameras, VRonEdge.com is your only source for this season’s top gadgets for any VR dad.
Virtual Reality is the hot topic in the tech industry. With the high-profile releases of Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and the pending launch of PlayStation VR, Virtual Reality is sure to be on any father’s list of most wanted gadgets this season. There’s one problem, VR hasn’t gone mainstream and chances are most shoppers won’t know where to start. That’s where I come in. Keep on reading and we’ll get through this together.
First things first, if you have the time read my post Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Guide for the Non-Techie. It’s rather long, but don’t worry it’s not required reading. We’ll cover everything you need to know right here. The only critical concept you’ll need to understand is that Virtual Reality headsets come in two form factors, mobile viewer and PC/console assisted. The former uses a smartphone, and the latter demands a PC or Playstation 4. That’s it.
From here we’ll need to define the VR level of the lucky father you’re shopping for.
- New to VR? Start with the VR Headset section
- Already has a Virtual Reality headset? Skip to the VR accessories section
- Interested in creating VR content? Jump to the VR Cameras section
Or you can just browse all he way through and check everything out.
I’ll break everything down by price to help guide you to exactly what you’re looking for. There isn’t much of fuzzy area with Virtual Reality gear, either you’ll spend A LOT or not much. As such I’ll do my best to list by wallet friendly, next step up and expensive.