receiver consisting of a pair of headphones
A pair of headphones or earphones, or a singular headphone or earphone, typically with an attached microphone.
On a bicycle, the system of bearings that connects the fork to the frame.
Origin: From head + set.
The headset is the set of components on a bicycle that provides a rotatable interface between the bicycle fork and the head tube of the bicycle frame itself. The short tube through which the steerer of the fork passes is called the head tube. A typical headset consists of two cups that are pressed into the top and bottom of the headtube. Inside the two cups are bearings which provide a low friction contact between the bearing cup and the steerer.
The numerical value of headset in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of headset in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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Using the 1.5-pound headset is about as awkward as sleeping on an airplane.
Sony has the Morpheus headset that should work with the Playstation 4, microsoft has the Hololens, which is very experimental, a more augmented reality and ... Oculus is the market leader. They were the first guys with workable hardware which should be available to buy early next year.
Special [as part of the exhibit] are the Apollo 11 objects, [Neil] Armstrong's headset, the lunar module film camera that recorded the first landing, and a waist tether used in the LM as well — the last two of which are on loan to us, and are promised donations, from the Armstrong family.
VR brings an absolutely unprecedented level of immersion to the horror experience of 'Resident Evil'. It's a totally new dimension as to how you experience the fear especially because in VR the headset tracks your movement and you can look around the environment using your own head and see everything around you.
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