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CES 2015: Open Source VR Platform Announced | Power Up Gaming
Razer, the company behind a multitude of gaming-specialized products, has given us a look at what could be the future of virtual reality. At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Open Source Virtual Reality, or OSVR, has quickly become a topic of excitement, as Razer have been demonstrating their first VR headset. But this headset is merely the hardware front of the much larger OSVR concept. In a video on their YouTube channel, Razer goes into detail as to exactly what OSVR means for the future. The video explains that because it's an open source project, "all the hardware and software designs are completely open for anyone and everyone to develop on", and are merely platforms for those with the know-how and the vision to go create something totally new. The video goes on to state that this initiative is backed by "some of the leading companies in the industry today", such as Unreal, Intel, Gearbox, and Unity. Razer promises these companies commitment to keeping the