What was your greatest achievement during your high school years? Unless your name happens to be Ethan Bloom, we’re going to guess it probably wasn’t designing, manufacturing the prototype and launching a Kickstarter campaign for a cheap and portable VR headset that works with almost every smartphone.
What’s Good About Flat VR?
FlatVR is completely portable, breaking down into six pieces weighing only 90 grams in total and packing down flat just over an inch thick. It straps onto almost all smartphones, and Ethan had the forethought to work with opticians to gauge both the generic width of frames and the distance between the central points of the eyes so that it can be worn with glasses, solving an oft-experienced problem for bespectacled VR fans.
What’s Bad About Flat VR?
Unfortunately at the time of writing Ethan’s Kickstarter campaign wasn’t on track to reach its $15,000 goal, the amount needed to purchase the metal mold needed to manufacture the product en masse, but here’s hoping for a last-minute influx of backers