News tagged: 'Gear VR'
The Galaxy Note 9 has been released and while it’s Gear VR-ready, Samsung didn’t announce a new virtual reality headset with the device. Given that the dimensions are slightly different compared to the Galaxy Note 8, the new flagship doesn’t exactly fit into the Gear VR with Controller that Samsung launched last year. So how […]read more »
Samsung has launched a 4D lunar gravity VR experience ‘A Moon for All Mankind’ (AMFAM) at the Samsung 837 in New York. It’s a visual and physical VR experience for consumers that uses the Galaxy S9+ and the Gear VR to recreate a fictional moon mission to experience lunar gravity. Samsung collaborated with the NASA’s team behind the […]read more »
The Gear VR has helped Samsung make significant inroads into the virtual reality market but the headset itself leaves a lot to be desired. The relatively low screen resolution leaves users wanting more even if they’re using a flagship handset like the Galaxy S9 with the headset. This is due to a phenomenon called the […]read more »
Samsung’s trademark applications for devices called Galaxy Watch and Galaxy Fit were the first indications that the company would be bringing its wearable devices under the Galaxy umbrella. Rumors about Samsung possibly readying a smartwatch running Wear OS supported that notion, and though we can’t say if such a smartwatch is in the works, we can […]read more »
In a press release, Oculus has announced the launch of the Oculus Venues app for Gear VR and Oculus Go headsets. With the Venues app, users can watch concerts, sporting events, stand-up comedy, movies, etc. live in real time in immersive virtual reality. The app was first announced at Oculus Connect 4 last year and […]read more »
While Samsung hasn’t said anything about a standalone Gear VR that would work with a built-in display instead of requiring a smartphone’s screen, the company has certainly been very active in making AMOLED displays for virtual reality. At the SID 2018 exhibition last week, Samsung unveiled its most pixel-dense VR display yet: a 2.43-inch panel […]read more »
Samsung moved into the mobile VR space back in 2014 when it launched the first Gear VR headset with the Galaxy Note 4. It has since launched new versions of the headset including one with a controller. Samsung has also been investing in virtual reality content so that those who pick up one of its […]read more »