Oculus Rift used to show what lag's like in real life

My IRL ping is, like, 0 ms probably



5:30 PM on 04.28.2014

We all know that guy who blames his shortcomings playing videogames on lag. Not the fact that he sucks at first-person shooters, but lag. Always lag.

But, what would lag be like in everyday life? A Swedish internet service provider slapped together an Oculus Rift, a Raspberry Pi, and a webcam to find out. The result? People looking like idiots. Dumb, uncoordinated idiots.

Oculus Rift + Raspberry Pi = lag in real life experiment [reddit]


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