Virtual reality is a really fun way to go somewhere without leaving home. Using Universal Insight Virtual Reality Glasses allows you to physically look around a virtual space like you were really there. With VR, you really do get a real sense of ‘presence.’
Using the Universal Insight Virtual Reality Glasses is simple. All you have to do is install the Google Cardboard application, load some VR content, and place your phone in the VR headset.
In this detailed guide, we are going to explore VR and talk about how to use it. Also, we will discuss how to use Universal Insight’s Virtual Reality Glasses.
What are Insight Virtual Reality Glasses?
Insight Virtual Reality Glasses are a head-mounted device that is worn like a pair of goggles. This VR (Virtual Reality) device provides a virtual reality experience for the wearer. The goal of this VR headset is to provide the user with an immersive VR experience.
In a VR game, you actually get to see through your character’s point of view. High-end VR headsets can track your head movement. So, that means that when you look somewhere, so does your character.
What is VR Used For?
VR Headsets have several use-cases across several industries. The applications of virtual reality go far and wide. Here is an short list of some of VRs many application:
- Product Showcasing
- Training Military Personnel
- Industrial Training
- Widely Used in The Educational Field
- Medical Training
- Homemade Immersive Content Consumption
- Virtual Tourism
How to Use Universal Insight Virtual Reality Glasses
The first step is to make sure that you have a VR compatible smartphone. Luckily, this process is a simple one and only takes a moment.
How to Check if Your Mobile is VR Compatible or Not?
It’s simple. All you have to do is install the cardboard app from the Google play store to check for VR compatibility. If the install goes through, then your mobile device is VR compatible. Also, you can download a gyroscope sensor tester from Google Play directly. Chances are if your phone has a gyroscope, then it’s VR compatible.
After that, download the Google Cardboard app from the Google Play Store or iOS App store. Finally, you are going to need some VR content to watch. Here’s how you find it:
How to Watch 360-degree Videos on Your Smartphone
YouTube is the best place to find 360-degree video content. First, select a 360-degree video on YouTube and open the video. On most smartphones, you will see the Cardboard icon on the video if it’s VR compatible.
Tap that icon, and the video will split into two, one view for each eye. Now, place your smartphone in your VR headset. This is all you have to do to enjoy the immersive VR experience of 360-degree videos.
For the best VR experience, make sure you watch the videos in the highest quality settings.
What if I Don’t See the Cardboard Icon on The Video?
Don’t worry, you can still enter VR mode. Just press the three dots in the upper-right corner of the video. After that, select ‘view in cardboard’. That’s all.
How to Watch VR 3D Side-By-Side Videos
Watching 3D side-by-side videos is an extremely simple process. Just search for ‘3d side by side videos’ on YouTube, select the one you want to watch, make sure the video is in high-quality mode, and place your smartphone in your VR headset.
How to Watch Normal Movies on Your Universal Insight Virtual Reality Glasses
All you have to do is search for the video you want to watch on YouTube and open it. Then, press the three dots and select view in cardboard. Like before, you want to make sure to set the video to the highest quality setting available.
How to Play Games in VR
There are many VR games available on the Google Play Store and the App Store. Download the VR game you would like to play, and open it. VR games generally come with instructions that tell you how to play it. Place your smartphone in your VR headset, you are ready to enjoy the VR gaming experience.
How to Watch VR Content Stored Locally on Your Smartphone
There are several VR video players that you can download from the Google Play Store or iOS App Store. Simply download any VR player and select a video that you have already stored on your smartphone.
Are Universal Insight Virtual Reality Glasses any good?
Sure. They are in a class of low-cost Virtual Reality headsets that require a phone for use. Unlike Google Cardboard, Insight Virtual Reality Glasses are comfortable and durable. Also, there is the added benefit of having an inter-ocular size adjustment, another thing Google Card board doesn’t have.
Universal Insight Virtual Reality Glasses Pros:
- Sleek, Modern Design
- Provides Good VR Experience
- Excellent Built Quality.
- Very comfortable to Wear
- Lightweight (about 300 grams)
Universal Insight Virtual Reality Glasses Cons:
- Requires Smartphone
- No smartphone control button for when your phone is inside the VR headset. You can, however, use a Bluetooth controller to control the smartphone when you don’t have direct access to it.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Size of Smartphones Will Fit These VR Glasses?
This device accepts a wide range of smartphone sizes. You can put a smartphone anywhere from 3.5″ to 6.0″ inches in the VR glasses.
What is the Front Panel/Window on The VR Glasses For?
The door on the front panel slides out to review the smartphone’s camera. This is usually for AR (Augmented Reality) content.
Can I Connect Wired Headphones to these VR Glasses?
Yes. You can connect standard wired headphones by putting the cable through the holes on either side of the VR glasses.
Can I use the Universal Insight Virtual Reality Glasses Without Headphones?
Yes, but it won’t sound that great. The sound coming from in front of you doesn’t add to the VR experience very well. For the best VR experience, you are going to need some headphones.
I Wear Eyeglasses, Will this VR headset Fit Me?
That really depends on one thing. The size of your glasses. When it comes down to it, there are glasses that fit and glasses that don’t. It seems to be the case, however, that most VR headsets accept most glasses.
Marziano is a seasoned tech expert with over 15 years of experience in the industry. Holding a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and multiple certifications, including CompTIA A+, Network+, and Cisco’s CCNA, he has a well-rounded and robust understanding of various aspects of technology.