Oculus jointly developed VR headset "Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition" will be released

VRLead in headset developmentSamsung tied up with OculusIs a type of VR headset that wears a smartphone "Samsung Gear VRWe released the. It is the position that it is a leading model before mass production called Innovator Edition to the last, but "Oculus RiftIt will be called marketing faster than.

Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition

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This is the VR headset "Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition"

Remove the front cover, attach the smartphone, and direct the VR space by dividing the screen of the smartphone into two right and left. In addition, Samsung Gear VR Innovator EditionGalaxy Note 4It is a dedicated model.

Goggles can create VR (virtual reality) space around 360 degrees around by projecting separate images on the left and right eyes using two kinds of lenses.

Screen resolution is 1280 × 1440 pixels higher than Oculus Rift.

As it is on the logo on the side, it is a joint development product with Oculus, so performance seems to be expected. In addition, Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition, VR software developers andEarly AdapterThe price is 199.99 dollars (about 24,000 yen) in the position that it is the preceding prototype model before the mass sales model developed for the layer.

Samsung Gear VR Innovator EditionSamsung's official websiteWhenAT & T official websiteIt is on sale now, shipping only in the United States now. Please note that it is not compatible with Verizon's Galaxy Note 4, so be careful.

It is said that 10 or more VR applications can be used with Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition including several Oculus development applications, but since Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition does not come with a game controller, It is necessary to prepare separately to enjoy.

Samsung and Oculus seems to have made an early release of Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition because "VR headset market is afraid of disappearing without breaking due to bad products being released into the world". The price of 199.99 dollars (about 24,000 yen) is "Carl Zeiss Enters VR"Of $ 99,Google cardboard VR headsetIt is more expensive, but as Senior Vice President Nick Dicarlo of Samsung virtual reality says "I'm confident in the performance", it seems that the high performance can be expected, and it seems to be a touchstone to occupy the position of the VR headset market .

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