Oculus has announced a new version of the Oculus Rift headset prototype with the name of Crescent Bay, just like DK2, this version also will be aimed at developers who will use it to finish their games to get ready for the final consumer version.
Crescent Bay delivers some new upgrades and improvement to bring more immersion for the player and it is a great leap from the Development Kit 2 (DK2) from the original DK1.
The new feature of this new version of Oculus Rift are: 360-degree tracking, a higher-resolution display, lower latency, built-in audio solution, the weight has been lowered and improved ergonomics.
Oculus licensed audio technology developed at the University of Maryland from RealSpace3D to mae this possible. “We’re working on audio as aggressively as we’re working on the vision side,” Oculus’ Brendan Iribe stated during the announcement.