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Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by lsteigerwalt, Dec 11, 2014.

  1. lsteigerwalt

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    Hello all,

    Has anyone had a chance to try these out yet? Looks like it might be a way to fly FPV without a huge pricetag. I'm hoping that the ATT store may have one on hand for a demo....I wont be able to go until Sunday but if they work Im gonna switch to droid and grab a set...I think :)
    http://gizmodo.com/samsungs-answer-to-t ... 1629923041
     
  2. ilovecoffee

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    FYI I do have a note 4 and looked into this. But I'm fairly certain whatever you use this for, the app needs to be able to display everything side-by-side much like a passive 3d television. The way it works is, the two lenses line up directly with each image on each side to create a stereoscopic view.

    So you won't be able to view just anything regularly as if it were virtual reality. Bummer, I know.

    Google Cardboard has been out for a while now, the Gear VR is the same concept.
     
  3. lsteigerwalt

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    Well that blows. I stopped at best buy to see if they had any for demo and nope...no one has them yet...
     
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    I just ordered a pair on Wednesday from AT&T. It seems every other vendor had sold out of the limited first shipment.

    However I don't think they can be used for FPV for the reasons stated above.
     
  5. lsteigerwalt

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    How is the note with the dji apps? any issues I should know about?
     
  6. lsteigerwalt

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    Please let us know if it works or not...kinda limiting if they dont have a way of running reg 2d apps without funky issues...I know you can press a button and get the camera on the phone to work and show you the outside world so maybe just maybe there is a way to make it work...keeping my fingers crossed :)
     
  7. HailStorm

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    Unfortunately I won't be able to test it as I'm not a PV owner. I own the Phantom 1 and the P2.