There are two types of VR headsets, the ones that are PC based or console based and the other ones are smartphone-based VR headsets. These two have been the only types that we have seen so far but apparently, there is a new kid in the neighborhood!
Google along with HTC and Lenovo are going to introduce a new VR headset that is going to be a standalone and it has got almost everyone in the VR industry excited. Thinking that I would be able to experience VR without having to use any smartphones or those messy cable wires in itself is a dream come true.
The ‘Standalone’ headset was designed by the search engine giant collaborating with Qualcomm.This shows that the technology is advancing by every minute and there are chances of having a more efficient VR devices. The standalone device will not use any kind of phone or connecting cables which makes it portable and really easy to use. You even have precise tracking in the VR headsets without having to attach any cameras or external sensors as in the case of the VR headsets like
The standalone device will not use any kind of phone or connecting cables which makes it portable and really easy to use. You even have precise tracking in the VR headsets without having to attach any cameras or external sensors as in the case of the VR headsets like Rift, Vive, and the PlayStation VR.
There was a recent update in the already existing VR headset by Google which is the Google Daydream VR and that makes it now compatible with the new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 plus along with a few LG flagship phones making it one of the best choices for someone looking for a compatible VR headset which provides premium quality VR experience.
However, the standalone VR headset uses WorldSense technology which would be used for positional tracking hence there would be no involvement of any kind of sensor making this device very compact. The device also brings in the technology of feature image recognition where you could focus on the image of an animal and it would tell you its species.
Definitely, the standalone VR headset is something worth waiting for and it is releasing soon towards the end of this year. Tell us what are your thoughts on this new VR headset from Google and if this would be a hit or a miss according to you.
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