Available now on Oculus VR Share is virtual reality (VR) video player Kaleido. This is experimental, but the video player creates an immersive 2D or 3D experience for videos. The software is compatible with the second development kit (DK2) of the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD).
Kaleido video player aims to change the way users watch video as the screen will adapt to the DK2’s lens. Also, it includes a blue mask filter appears when the video is reshaped. The user is also capable of importing OBJ formats which is usually used for 3D object renders. Using the video player is intended to be easy by being able to control it without taking off your HMD. To use the controls viewers can simply use a mouse or a gamepad. The user-interface is easy enough so that people are able to move over to the file browser which can use many different video formats, including: AVI, MP4, MKV, WMV and more.
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