Last Year at the World Wide Developer’s Conference 2017, Apple talked a lot about the Augmented Reality. The following iPhone X launch had a 15-minute segment of an Apple employee demonstrating the AR capabilities of the new iPhones with the A11 Bionic chipset. It is a known fact that Apple has invested a lot in AR/VR and by 2020, the company could launch a game-changing device. A report has claimed that Apple is working on a standalone AR/VR headset with a whopping 8K display for each eye.
The report comes from CNET and cites a single source “familiar with the matter.” The report also mentions that internally, the project is being referred as ‘T288’. This [...]
Xiaomi and Oculus have launched two new standalone VR headsets at CES 2018 taking place in Las Vegas, USA. A lot of brands take to stage during CES and unveil new and exciting products. Xiaomi, along with Oculus has decided to unveil the Oculus and Xiaomi Mi VR Standalone. The Oculus Go will be manufactured by Xiaomi and sold in the western market where Xiaomi is trying to set a foothold in. While the Xiaomi VR Standalone is a rebranded Oculus Go meant for the Chinese market. This makes sense since Xiaomi has much stronger brand value in China than Oculus does.
The Oculus GO was announced back in October 2017 at the Oculus Connect 4 developer conference. The Oculus GO is [...]
Samsung has announced a new Gear VR virtual reality headset, and this time it is teamed with a physical controller accessory. The physical controller, Samsung claims, will “provide quicker selection and interaction”.
The VR headset has a 101-degree field of view and it boasts of compatibility with both USB-C and MicroUSB Samsung devices, which would include the Galaxy Note5, S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+, S7 and S7 edge and the upcoming S8 phones. Samsung’s primary focus with this release is on the controller, which is explicitly designed for convenient one-hand use. Oculus claims that the controller features a touch-pad which comes in handy for in-app gestures, and [...]
Xiaomi at an event in its home country launched the new Mi VR Play headset. The Headset which is available to beta testers for just RMB 1 (US$0.15) already has millions pre-registered for it. So if you want one now, you have a long wait ahead.
The Mi VR Play is different because it is made out of Lycra as opposed to traditional plastics, this synthetic and starchy compound is used in clothing to give them more durability and comfort.
It supports 4.7- to 5.7-inch phones and they are held down not by clamps but by zipper. Yes, Zippers! The dual openings on the front allow for slight positioning adjustments and ventilation.You will also get the newly renamed Mi VR [...]
No console is perfect, but the right accessory can help bring it closer to perfection. And gamers need to have the absolute best of accessories if they want to beat other gamers from around the world. It’s a kind of religion that only serious gamers will understand. 2015 has produced not only some jaw dropping games, but also other equipments that provide for the ultimate gaming experience and that takes gaming to a whole new level, Let’s have a look at some of them.Logitech’S G410 Mechanical Keyboard
Logitech launched the G410 Atlas Spectrum keyboard a couple of months ago. The G410, which has a tenkeyless design (i.e no number pad or macro keys), [...]
Chinese Smartphone maker LeEco, according to reports, has plans of selling virtual reality headsets and bring to the markets smart Tv’s for its consumers in India during the next quarter.
LeEco’s VR headset which will be called the Le 3D Helmet will come equipped with a 5.5 inch, 2K resolution display with a 70 degree view. The 3D headset was launched in China and soon will make its way to India.
Virtual reality (VR)is soon becoming the next big thing in India but not too many VR headsets have made way to the Indian markets as of now, and as such there is a growing market space to be catered for VR hardware, and LeEco plans to take full advantage of [...]
Last week, OnePlus announced the OnePlus Two’s launch date, after almost a year of rumours and speculations. The company said the OnePlus Two will be revealed officially on 27th July, which was earlier speculated to be 17th April.
The company also decided to launch the handset in a not-so-common way. The live streaming of the event will take place in Virtual Reality, starting at 7 pm PDT on 27th July. For this occasion, OnePlus has engineered its own ‘cardboard’ VR headgears that allow you to slip in your mobile handset inside the little box.
Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge back in September 2014. As an icing on the cake, the Korean company in collaboration with Oculus revealed the Gear VR, a virtual reality headgear developed to work along with the Note 4. A year after, Samsung released its latest flagship devices, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge in April 2015. The company also announced that a similar VR set will accompany the handsets soon, but no such headset were up for purchase.
Today, Samsung made this device available for purchase. The device, named as Gear VR Innovator Edition for Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, is a [...]
Sony today announced a spruced up version of its virtual reality headset, codenamed Project Morpheus, and Sony is already bragging about how better it is compared to the one they showed off last year. The new VR headset was showcased at a GDC presentation in San Francisco and Sony says it’ll start shipping in the first half of 2016.
New features include an OLED display with a Full HD resolution, while Sony says it’ll be able to offer framerates at 60fps and 120 fps. The screen has a 5.7 inch display, while a total of nine LEDs support 360 degree tracking. Sony also claims it has super low latency – 50 [...]
Taiwanese smartphone maker, HTC is known as one of the premier smartphone companies. It was one of the first companies to bring out Windows and Android based devices. It’s known for its unique design elements that make its devices recognizable in the crowded smartphone market. HTC is now taking an aim at a new device segment; virtual reality(VR) headset with the new HTC Vive.
HTC has unveiled the Vive at a special event held in Barcelona, Spain. The device is made in collaboration with an entertainment software technology company called Valve. Valve will offer its Steam VR tracking and input technologies whereas [...]
Samsung had quite an eventful, launches filled day today. After facing immense amount of criticism for lack of innovation, Samsung flexed out its innovation muscle for its critics. The company released varied products that were impressive in their own strengths. One major release is the Gear VR which is a virtual reality headset that uses the Note 4 for displaying content.
Few weeks back we had heard of oculus using the Note 3 screen for its display. Guess there were bigger plans at work and Samsung working in coordination with Oculus brought out this piece of gadgetry.