Back at the I/O developers conference, Google officially announced its new virtual reality (VR) platform, Daydream, which will see a huge focus on the technology moving forward. Since then, we’ve learned that Google plans on launching its own Daydream-ready VR headset, which will put it in direct competition to other companies looking to ... Read More »
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The virtual reality competition is just beginning, and the two major players are Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. HTC has today announced an app store for its VR headset, and it’s called Viveport.
Viveport, which is coming later this fall (and in a developer beta even sooner), will feature content compatible with the ... Read More »
Virtual reality is all the rage, so when a company announces a VR headset, it’s not at all surprising anymore. Even when Xiaomi does it.
Xiaomi has officially unveiled the Mi VR Play headset, which a few very unique qualities that should help differentiate it from the competition. Xiaomi’s VR headset supports smartphones that range in ... Read More »
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Google has been placing a big focus on virtual reality lately, with its existing Cardboard offerings, its upcoming Daydream platform, and a rumored standalone headset. According to a new report, though, Google is streamlining its VR plans.
Google has cancelled its ... Read More »
Virtual reality is the place to be and Samsung is diving in headfirst. The company has already created its first VR headset and is now working to bolster the ecosystem. Samsung has previously supported programs to aid the development of virtual reality software, but the company is beginning a new program called Samsung ... Read More »
360-degree photos are nothing new. Google introduced Photo Spheres quite a long time ago, though the stitching method was never great. However, we’re seeing the proliferation of dedicated 360-degree cameras lately, and 360-degree photos are getting more popular.
Starting tomorrow, Facebook is adding support for 360-degree photos. Though many users will ... Read More »
Yes, Samsung has just unveiled a new 5.5-inch 4K display that will be destined for use in VR systems as a phone display. The display is currently being shown ... Read More »
This month saw Google announce Daydream, the company’s big push into the virtual reality (VR) market. The company has grand plans for the platform as a whole, including launching its own headset, plenty of apps, and support for a variety of phones.
However, it sounds like the support department for devices to enjoy ... Read More »
To bolster last year’s launch of OnePlus 2, the company sent out 30,000 OnePlus Cardboard viewers to interested fans. The result was a VR launch for the OnePlus 2, allowing viewers from all over the world to feel like they were sitting in right there as the new phone was announced.
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Yesterday at the Google I/O keynote speech, Google officially took the wraps off its big virtual reality (VR) initiative called Daydream. Considering it’s a developer conference, a lot of the talk was about how devs will be able to grow the platform, build hardware and software, and basically just make the whole ... Read More »