Google is developing an Android OS tailored to VR headsets etc.



While VR headsets like Oculus Rift and Morpheus came out, the Wall Street Journal reported that Google is developing "VR version of Android".

Google's Android to Take On Facebook in Virtual Reality - WSJ
http://www.wsj.com/articles/googles-android-to-take-on-facebook-in-virtual-reality-1425684553

Google is reportedly working on a virtual-reality version of Android | The Verge
http://www.theverge.com/2015/3/6/8164543/google-is-reportedly-working-on-a-virtual-reality-version-of-android


According to information the Wall Street Journal got from an anonymous person, Google constitutes a team of dozens of engineers and is working on the development of "VR version of Android".Google I / O 2014In the assembled cardboard VR headsetGoogle CardboardAfter the distribution, the application was downloaded more than one million times when it was actually sold, but the team of "VR version of Android" was the same as Mr. Clay Baver and Jeremy Deign It seems that Mr. is led.


Google does not comment on this news report, details are unknown, such as when it will be released and when it will look like VR application. However, in addition to Oculus which was bought by Facebook for about 240 billion yen, it was held from March 2 to 6, 2015Game Developers ConferenceOkay.Valve also has a newVR device has been announced,Sony's VR headset "Morpheus" latest editionSince it was also released, Google is expected to enter Google in these VR fields as well.


The "VR version of Android" is scheduled to be distributed free for smartphones, tablets and wearable devices.

in Hardware, Posted by logq_fa