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Forte VFX1

Forte VFX1

263x230
Per-eye resolution
35.5°
Horizontal FoV
PC Powered
Forte VFX1
Info
Manufacturer Forte
Website No
Device Type PC powered
Platform MS-DOS
Announced 1994-01-01
Release Date 1995-01-01
Retail Price $695 with controllers
Display
Display Type 2 x LCD
Subpixel Layout RGB stripe
Resolution (per eye) 263x230
Refresh Rate 60 Hz
Field of View 35.5° horizontal, 26.4° vertical, 44° diagonal
Passthrough No
Device
IPD Range 50-80 mm hardware adjustable
Dimensions
(excluding headstrap)
Weight
Material Plastic
Headstrap Hard padded plastic strap with flip-up visor
Colors Black
Tracking
Tracking Type 3 DoF Non-positional
Base Stations No
Eye Tracking No
Face Tracking No
Hand Tracking No
Body Tracking No
Controllers
Controllers 1 x CyberPuck (3 DoF)
Weight
Input Methods Side buttons
Finger Tracking No
Haptics No
Controller Batteries No
Battery Life No
Sound
Speakers Integrated stereo headphones
Microphone Yes
3.5mm Audio Jack No
Connectivity
Ports No
Video Connection VGA, ISA
WiFi No
Bluetooth No
Other No

About

The Forte VFX1 is a virtual reality headset manufactured by Forte. It was released in January 1995, following an announcement in January 1994. It is the company's first VR headset release.

- This headset is discontinued.

- This headset requires a connection to a PC in order to be used.

- This headset has a low per-eye resolution. 263x230

- This headset has a low refresh rate. 60 Hz

- This headset has a low horizontal field of view. 35.5°

- This headset has non-positional 3DoF tracking.

- This headset can only be purchased with a single 3DoF controller.

controllers CyberPuck, sold alongside the headset