Build a Relativ VR Headset in 3 Simple Steps

Sourced original idea via hackster.io

Virtual reality is truly an experience that everybody deserves to have. But unfortunately, not everyone can afford Oculus Rift. If you have always dreamed of experiencing virtual reality using quality VR headsets like Oculus Rift, then you are in for a treat. In this quick tutorial, we’ll guide you how to build your own Relativ VR headsets for just $100. Are you ready? Let’s get into it.

Step 1: Gather the components

You will need the following components for this project:

  1. Arduino Due. You can buy one on Amazon for $35.
  2. GY-521MPU-6050 for $1
  3. Fresnel lens (focal length 50mm) for $3
  4. 5.5 inches 2K LCD screen (2560*1440) HDMI to MIPI

Step 2: Install Relativ

In this step, you need to install Relativ through this link.

Step 3: Build the software for the Relativ VR headset

After you have all the necessary libraries installed, upload the following to Arduino Due:

Path: Relativ/src/main/main.ino

See the following screenshots for better understanding.

After this step, you are pretty much done. Download some demos here or build a game in a few minutes with Relativty sdk.

You can get started with an Arduino Due here.

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