ANTVR completes successful Kickstarter

ANTVR — a Beijing-based, open source alternative to the Oculus Rift, completed a successful Kickstarter campaign this week.

(Image courtesy ANTVR.)

(Image courtesy ANTVR.)

ANTVR is a wireless virtual reality headset that comes with a clever transformable controller.

(Image courtesy ANTVR.)

(Image courtesy ANTVR.)

Kickstarter prices started at $270, and delivery is scheduled for this September. Some critics are worried that the company is over-promising, especially given the tight delivery date.

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Maria Korolov is editor and publisher of Hypergrid Business. She has been a journalist for more than twenty years and has worked for the Chicago Tribune, Reuters, and Computerworld and has reported from over a dozen countries, including Russia and China.