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Answered Anyone use VR on a plane or airport lounge? Reaction of staff?

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Guessing they won't give a damn if I strap VR rig to my face once the plane is level, right? Should be able to just chill back watching junk in VR or playing VR games without them getting upset?
 
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I used to used Gear VR Innovator Edition to watch movies in Oculus Cinema whilst in flight.

Oculus added some changes to allow you to reposition the screen as needed. The IMU tends to drift over time during a flight.

The flight attendants tend to just tap you on the shoulder when meal time comes around.

If you're worried, make a small note that you can stick on your body or the outside of the VR gear.
 

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I used to used Gear VR Innovator Edition to watch movies in Oculus Cinema whilst in flight.

Oculus added some changes to allow you to reposition the screen as needed. The IMU tends to drift over time during a flight.

The flight attendants tend to just tap you on the shoulder when meal time comes around.

If you're worried, make a small note that you can stick on your body or the outside of the VR gear.
Oh excellent! What sort of content did you use? Did you get 3D playback? Decent size/rez screen? I'm still waiting for my Note 9 to arrive, I normally use a Vive Pro.
 

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Yes. 3D playback of Bluray rips. Screen quality is roughly 720p. Play 1080p SBS 3D Bluray rips.

It pretty much feels like you are in an IMAX cinema.

I haven't found a cheap Gear VR for my Note 8, so I haven't used Oculus Cinema in a while. I do have a cheap Daydream, but the tracking quality isn't as good as Gear VR.

Oculus Go and Oculus Quest are good alternatives, and can be had cheaply.
 

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Yes. 3D playback of Bluray rips. Screen quality is roughly 720p. Play 1080p SBS 3D Bluray rips.

It pretty much feels like you are in an IMAX cinema.

I haven't found a cheap Gear VR for my Note 8, so I haven't used Oculus Cinema in a while. I do have a cheap Daydream, but the tracking quality isn't as good as Gear VR.

Oculus Go and Oculus Quest are good alternatives, and can be had cheaply.
I'm gonna get the adaptor and HMD so I can use Oculus ****. It sounds like what I do with my Vive Pro except that is 2K per eye and can play back rips at whatever quality level you like in whatever environment you like or straight from the disc with the right apps if you don't own a digital copy.

The new Star Wars sucked but at least it looked cool in Imax size VR on the Vive Pro, I imagine if it's even close to how my Vive OG looked it will be more than enough for use in between classes at school or to check 3D models I've built in pancake mode IRL inside VR in class at school or in an airport lounge or on a train/plane.
 

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