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    Samsung teams up with Google, HTC, Oculus, Sony, and Acer to form the Global Virtual Reality Association

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    Last updated: December 8th, 2016 at 10:32 UTC+01:00

    Virtual reality is booming. Ever since Oculus started working on its VR headset, many companies, big and small, have jumped onto the VR bandwagon. VR has the potential to be the next big computing and entertainment platform. Now, these companies joining hands to form a focus group to promote VR.

    Samsung has announced on its official blog that it has joined hands with Acer Starbreeze, Facebook’s Oculus, Google, HTC VIVE, and Sony Interactive Entertainment to form the Global Virtual Reality Association. The GVRA will develop hardware as well as software standards and will promote the VR industry as a whole. It will also support responsible development and adoption of VR globally.

    The group will be a resource for consumers, policymakers, and industries interested in VR.

    The founding companies of the Global Virtual Reality Association hope to unlock and maximize VR's potential by focusing on conducting research, international engagement, and development of best practices.

    Source Virtual Reality AcerFacebookGoogleGVRAHTCOculusSonyVirtual Reality

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