The Oculus Rift is taking its time to perfect for the consumer market, but if you're after a virtual-reality or augmented-reality experience, one product will provide a solution that uses your smartphone as the display.
Called vrAse, it's a 3D-printed headset by Edinburgh, Scotland-based Louise Bankhead. Your smartphone slides into the front, providing the display.
Packed inside the headset is a pair of interchangeable lenses, one for each eye. Using an app that splits your display into two separate images -- what's known as side-by-side or SBS format, for which there are many existing apps -- each eye then sees a slightly different version of the same image, creating an effective 3D view. … Read more