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Old 04-15-2019, 07:49 AM   #301
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Ya the Acer is now the front runner. But it still only has two cameras.
The Acer looks interesting, although I still am struggling with the Reverb not having any physical IPD adjustment. Surely there must be more to this than we know at the moment. I can't believe that HP would allow this design unless the software adjustment was a good enough alternative.
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Old 04-15-2019, 12:56 PM   #302
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not everything HP produces is designed by the same 4 people.

and some managers use different calculations for target market and product viability.

and almost everything in engineering is a compromise.

simply put, it’s more likely they can sell more units with a lower price and no IPD adjustment.
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Old 04-15-2019, 05:37 PM   #303
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If you read their press release they believe their lens systems with its very wide "Sweet spot" will accommodate most users, hence no physical IPD adjustment.
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Old 04-15-2019, 06:36 PM   #304
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I wonder if there is some kind of review embargo in place for the reverb, it's due out in a couple of weeks and it has been pretty quiet since the release announcement.
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Old 04-15-2019, 07:17 PM   #305
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I wonder if there is some kind of review embargo in place for the reverb, it's due out in a couple of weeks and it has been pretty quiet since the release announcement.
Yeah I have seen very little, though at this point I'm also gonna wait on the index, and whatever the acer thing is too.
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Old 04-15-2019, 08:00 PM   #306
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The Valve Index still has most of my attention.
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The Valve Index still has most of my attention.
Yeah, their lens patent is interesting, double fresnel! So in theory a wider "clean" spot for FOV. Which HP claim as well.
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