Google is reportedly releasing a VR headset this yr

Google is reportedly releasing a VR headset this year

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There have been hints that Google was fascinated with making digital actuality hardware, and now a number of the first particulars of that gear appear to be trickling out. Monetary Occasions sources declare that Google’s first true VR headset is successfully a extra open rival to Samsung’s Gear VR — you fit in a telephone out of your model of selection right into a plastic housing that has its personal motion sensors. It is miles above Cardboard, in response to the tip. If the leak is correct, you’d see it arrive someday this yr… alongside software program that might be simply as (if no more) necessary to the expertise.

The identical insiders declare that Google is baking VR into Android itself, fairly than counting on third-get together apps like Cardboard does in the present day. This would not simply make help simpler, however would battle widespread VR issues like lag — the smaller the delay, the much less probably you’re to be nauseous after a protracted session. Google hasn’t confirmed both the Android VR help or the hardware, nevertheless it would not be surprising to get at the very least a sneak peek at this know-how at Google I/O in Might.

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