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Crystal clear VR gaming & viewing experience. Universal transformable controller. Plug-and-play. Compatible with all games & movies!
Crystal clear VR gaming & viewing experience. Universal transformable controller. Plug-and-play. Compatible with all games & movies!
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    1. Creator Robo Durden 3 days ago

      Will the new lenses also fit into the TAW ?

    2. Creator Chris Kemper 4 days ago

      Post lens install update
      Overall the news lens is nicer than the old lens as the picture quality is improved (more clear, less fuzzy/oily quality).

      Original assessment remains sadly:
      At 1080x1920 text is just legible, the screen door is slightly better than DK2, and No pixel flares! – but the world is 90* The 2D screen looks VERY good like this - almost as good as DK2.
      At 1920x1080 text is NOT even close to legible, I notice terrible screen door effect worse than DK1 and massive pixel flare!
      At 1080x1920 with a couterclockwise rotation no pixel flare, text is nearly legible, the screen door is slightly better than DK2, and No pixel flares. Scalling to 200% in chrome allows for legible clear text! Moving to SBS -> Bioshock Infinite gameplay footage is doable - it just feels like playing at a low resolution. My entire vertical FOV is consumed with just a bit of black on either side.
      Still hoping that a software patch can allow normal 1080x1920 (with no counterclockwise rotation)
      Still waiting on software patch for a usable remote

    3. Creator Brad Haigh on August 21

      Thanks Mate

    4. Creator KydDynoMyte on August 21

      @Brad, The 4 screws in the corners of the lens plate was shown in the instructions. You can also look at the January 3rd update and look at the picture about how to open the headset for the dust blower. The yellow screwdriver is in one of the 4 screws you need to remove. One in each corner. On mine 2 screws are longer than the other 2, keep track of which goes where. The lens plate easily separates and then you can remove the wires from the sides of the lens plate as shown in the instructions. I would do this over a blanket with the lens side facing down so the lenses don't fall in on the display. I would hold it that way for reassembly and hold it together tight with one hand before flipping it lens side up to replace the screws. It is a little tricky to get the lenses seated and in the IPD adjuster slots. While it's all apart, try to get all the dust you can out of the headset. Good luck.

    5. Creator Brad Haigh on August 21

      @KydDynoMyte yeah but my Chinglish is not that good and the instructions just say, remove old one and put in new ones, nothing about which screws to remove or how to pry the case open without breaking it.

    6. Creator David Wallingham on August 20

      @KydDynoMyte thanks I got mine installed now and they seem like they will be better. I tried testing but I can't get Games to go landscape with the antvr using Windows 10. I will neryd to play around with it some more.

    7. Creator KydDynoMyte on August 20

      @David, depends on how bad your first set was. Both of mine looked fine with my eyes but you can tell a big difference when you try to look through the lenses with a camera. The newer ones look like they were handled and assembled better and seem to be much higher quality version of the same lenses.

    8. Creator David Wallingham on August 20

      I received my lenses today. Have not had a chance to install yet. How big of a difference are people seeing?

    9. Creator KydDynoMyte on August 20

      @Brad, were the installation instructions not wrapped around your new lenses?

    10. Creator Brad Haigh on August 19

      Great, now how do I install these new lenses? Parts have been falling off this thing for the last couple of months and still don't have any software updates.

    11. Creator KydDynoMyte on August 18

      Just got mine, they look a lot better even though my original set wasn't too bad. http://imgur.com/a/cQII9

    12. Creator Dwayne Wilson on August 17

      OK got my lenses,what good are they if I have a unit that has never worked. All I want to do is send it back and get my money back. Whats wrong with that?

    13. Creator Daniel on August 17

      It will come in a small bubble wrapped envelope (yellowish/orange) shipped from Minneapolis, MN.

    14. Creator suk w. yu on August 16

      any improvement with new lenses? give us review any backers?

    15. Creator Mike Smith on August 16

      No lenses here !!! Are they on route

    16. Creator KydDynoMyte on August 15

      I was going to say "pics or it didn't happen" but this is the 2nd report of receiving new lenses I have seen today. I had the kit shipped to work, guess I'll swing by there tomorrow and check.

    17. Creator Daniel on August 15

      Check your mail! I received the new lenses today.

    18. Creator Braldt on August 8

      HELLO????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

    19. Creator Braldt on August 8

      WHERE'S THE PROMISED UPDATES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    20. Creator Braldt on August 8

      HELLO ADMINS !!!!!!!! COMMUNICATION!!!!!!

    21. Creator Braldt on August 8

      WHERES MY "BETTER LENSES"?????

    22. Creator Braldt on August 8

      UPDATE TIME >>>>>BETTER COMMUNICATION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    23. Creator David S on July 23

      Hmm... I hadn't been aware of that kit before participating with this one (or I might've tried building one myself instead). I think it looks like there're significant degrees of obviousness, as well as prior art, despite efforts to patent related areas (!?).

    24. Creator David S on July 22

      It appears to me as though a "Lionel Anton's InfinitEye" VR HMD, apparently publicly released as a kit back in 2010 [with component prices dropping!], with closer to "iMax" FOV (~180-210) & resolution, http://www.mtbs3d.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php… was released, or at least demonstrated at the show as "StarVR" http://www.starvr.com/, with a strangely similar color / scheme (!?).

    25. Creator suk w. yu on July 22

      I LIKE ANTVR BUT I WANT THE GUN SENSOR UPDATE SO I CAN USE IT. THAT WAS MY MAIN REASON BUYING THIS KIT.

    26. Creator Seyha on July 21

      Is anyone been to E3 in June and how was it? @ANTVR maybe if you don't mind share with us of E3 :) thanks

    27. Creator Marco Benkens on July 13

      here is the post from 20th may :

      "@All . New lens for better display quality are ready for shipment, it's the same size with the old. the bigger lens will only work with new kit. You will receive them in less than a month.

      During last several months, we were working on modifying the kit, and failed to keep in touch with you backers. That's our fault. Those backers who are still keep eyes on us, thanks for all the suggestion and patience. We have a list of those who had ever gived us useful suggestion, although we can not reply to each one of you. When the new kit is ready, we will sent it to all the listed backers for free.

      And also for those backers whose kit is already out of order, you don't have to mail it back to us for maintenance, because the postage is so expensive. You will also have a new kit for replacement.

      Thanks for your support and patience.

      yours, Qin

      "

    28. Creator Emanuel Mineda Carneiro on July 10

      @ANTVR Still waiting for my kit to arrive. Any news? :(

    29. Creator Chris Kemper on July 10

      @Dwayne W...
      Try Google Cardboard with Limelight (now moonlight) from your PC. On my LG G3 it is a far better experience (compared to Wired or Wireless Ant-(iclimax)) . You need: PC (Newer Nvidia GPU, Tridef 3D, Trinus Server), Phone (Trinus Gyre, Moonlight/Limelight)
      ...
      The ANTVR headset kinda-works on a PC wired by setting a strange resolution... but it has bad pixelation and really bad screen-door. The remote only works with their in-house game.

    30. Creator Dwayne Wilson on July 10

      Hmmmmmmmm where can I get a refund on this box of junk I got from China????? It has never worked from the start. I have followed everyones advise on these comments. It flat don't work..... would like my money back so I could buy a set that works..

    31. Creator Pascal Künzli on July 9

      > You will receive them in less than a month.
      It is already 1½ months since you have written the info about delivering the new lens. What's the current status? Btw. Where are the firmware updates?

    32. Creator Braldt on June 23

      Anyone get the new Lenses yet?

    33. Creator KydDynoMyte on June 15

      @ Grant Baxter, I totally understand what you are saying. If just the AntVR U2B module was updated to work on consoles as advertised it would at least make the hardware fun to use. I use a Titan One USB dongle with a laptop for the functionality the U2B module was supposed to provide and using the AntVR kit on consoles is really good. The display is also so much more clear than other HMDs you can currently buy. It looks to me like they took on too many new projects before completing the 1st one. It is so close to being finished and just needs a little bit of software to make use of the trackers and it'd be a very nice kit. I think the best thing they could do to save this product is provide some updates before another usable HMD with better display becomes available.

    34. Creator Grant Baxter on June 14

      I could live with the current lenses, would love a firmware update with proper tracking (not mouse emulation), and god forbid a gun that actually works...I've tried with this, I really have as you on the forums will have seen but I'm basically giving up on AntVR...the product for it's lack of functionality and the company for its lack of customer support and responsiveness

    35. Creator suk w. yu on June 3

      Es fih Thanks for reply

    36. Creator Es fih on June 3

      @suk w. Yu

      No we're just getting new lens. The new kit has new bigger lens but they don't fit in the hold kit so just for the kit.

    37. Creator suk w. yu on June 1

      are we getting new consumer antvr kit for free or just a lense? im confused

    38. Creator Daniel on May 30

      *the most RECENT post from

      dumb KS primitive comment system.

    39. Creator Daniel on May 30

      @greenspann What did you not understand from the most post from @creator? It's in plain English.

      "New lens for better display quality are ready for shipment, it's the same size with the old. the bigger lens will only work with new kit. You will receive them in less than a month."

    40. Creator Daniel Kirchen on May 28

      @KydDynoMyte Wow, such a thing exists? I didn't think something like this exists, so I already bought an EDTracker, taped it to my AntVR and disabled mouse tracking of the AntVR (works great by the way).
      Thank you for the link, though, I guess, I will try that some time. :)

    41. Creator KydDynoMyte on May 28

      @Daniel Kirchen, Have you tried using other software to treat the mouse emulation (relative mode) like a joystick (absolute mode)? For example: http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/turn-your-mouse-into-a-joystick-for-pc-gaming/

    42. Creator Daniel Kirchen on May 27

      If the headtracking worked like a Joystick (like EDTracker) or was compatible to opentrack, the experience would be much better in my opinion. Or some kind of switch to change the tracking method (mouse or joystick). That would be great. :)
      Also I think there would be many tools and games out there that are compatible to AntVR, if the DevKit was available to the public. I would love to create some games that are compatible with AntVR, but with only mouse-tracking it's a bit of a pain depending on the scenario. The gun-controller currently is kind of useless from a game-dev side of view. Mainly because the the thumb-stick doesn't allow simultaneously moving forward/backward and strafing left/right.
      Pushing the thumb-stick in the top-left, top-right, bottom-left or bottom-right corner just doesn't do anything.
      Some of the promised features are still missing at the moment, like the one-step-positional sensor or the gun-movement-tracking (e.g. aiming with the gun-controller) although that DOES work with the provided zombie-demo. Again, sadly there is no public access to the SDK to develop games that use the gun-sensor.
      I am really looking forward to the new lenses. I hope, text will be better readable and the whole display will be visible with the new ones. :)

    43. Creator greenspann on May 20

      @Creator

      What about your announcement from 28th January?

      "Finally, new lenses that improve the display and experience will be tested in a few weeks. Once the production is finished, we will send a new pair to all of you. As we’ve said since the very beginning of the campaign, we do hope everyone can share in the progress we’ve made (even after we’ve already shipped all the kits)."

    44. Creator Seyha on May 20

      Thanks for comment updated

    45. Creator ANTVR on May 20

      @All . New lens for better display quality are ready for shipment, it's the same size with the old. the bigger lens will only work with new kit. You will receive them in less than a month.
      During last several months, we were working on modifying the kit, and failed to keep in touch with you backers. That's our fault. Those backers who are still keep eyes on us, thanks for all the suggestion and patience. We have a list of those who had ever gived us useful suggestion, although we can not reply to each one of you. When the new kit is ready, we will sent it to all the listed backers for free.
      And also for those backers whose kit is already out of order, you don't have to mail it back to us for maintenance, because the postage is so expensive. You will also have a new kit for replacement.
      Thanks for your support and patience.
      yours, Qin

    46. Creator Robert Mowels on May 19

      HI I sent am email ages ago and I've just remembered that I should probably follow it up at first I didn't receive the ir receiver when I eventually did the headtracking wouldn't work and the gun seemed to be calibrated totally random including the buttons

    47. Creator Seyha on May 19

      Nice new version. I just waste 470$ and they stop support thanks :)

    48. Creator Seyha on May 12

      hope to hear good new soon

    49. Creator Seyha on May 12

      all silent hmm :(

    50. Creator suk w. yu on May 10

      IMU FOR GUN SENSOR PLEASE~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

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