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Latest VR news

Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the VR, with regular updates and all the information you need.

Samsung’s XR headset can’t succeed without powerful AR apps

Samsung’s XR headset can’t succeed without powerful AR apps

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 44 mins ago
Samsung XR headset battery spotted, hints at a stand-alone device

Samsung XR headset battery spotted, hints at a stand-alone device

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 3 days ago
Samsung is working on AR/VR headset based on Android, featuring Qualcomm chip

Samsung is working on AR/VR headset based on Android, featuring Qualcomm chip

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 5 days ago
Samsung could be late to AR headset party as Apple is launching one soon

Samsung could be late to AR headset party as Apple is launching one soon

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 4 weeks ago
Samsung could use MicroLED instead of OLED for AR displays

Samsung could use MicroLED instead of OLED for AR displays

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 4 months ago
Starting this weekend, Decentraland players can party at the House of SAM

Starting this weekend, Decentraland players can party at the House of SAM

It’s the end of the week, and if you don’t have anything going on this weekend and boredom has started setting in, Samsung has got you covered. The company has just launched a new world in the virtual reality platform Decentraland, where players can visit and have a “true Samsung experience.” House of SAM, i.e., […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 4 months ago
Apple has secured more ‘Reality’ trademarks for its upcoming VR headset

Apple has secured more ‘Reality’ trademarks for its upcoming VR headset

Samsung isn’t the only mobile tech giant to have dabbled with mixed-reality technologies. Apple is too, and the Cupertino-based tech giant might even beat Samsung to the punch despite the latter company’s head start with portable VR headsets a few years ago. Apple has been developing its own VR and AR platform, and now, the […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 5 months ago
Samsung develops artificial muscle actuators for immersive VR and AR

Samsung develops artificial muscle actuators for immersive VR and AR

Although Samsung no longer pursues VR (virtual reality) and AR (augmented reality) applications through its Gear VR mobile head-mounted displays, the company continues to do research & development and advance VR and AR technologies behind closed doors. In a recent paper, Samsung Electronics revealed an ambitious AR/VR project that leverages compact artificial muscle actuators to […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 6 months ago
Samsung-made PlayStation VR2 OLED display is miles better

Samsung-made PlayStation VR2 OLED display is miles better

Samsung Display is reportedly supplying OLED panels for Sony’s upcoming PlayStation VR2 (virtual reality) headset, just like it did for the original PSVR. Sony now spilled the beans on its PS VR2 system in an “early look” blog post and revealed more details on the OLED panel that enables the virtual reality experience. The PS […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 6 months ago
Why Samsung’s metaverse hardware efforts may misfire

Why Samsung’s metaverse hardware efforts may misfire

Samsung could be planning a return to the VR and AR headset market, and I’m not terribly excited about the company’s apparent plans for a comeback. Not much has been confirmed so far, but there’s a chance that Samsung’s next VR/AR headset could be a Metaverse device. I see this as a potential misfire. Samsung […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 8 months ago
Apple and Samsung could soon compete over the extended reality market

Apple and Samsung could soon compete over the extended reality market

Samsung and Apple could soon compete in another market segment besides smartphones, tablets, and smart wearables. Apple is showing signs of entering the VR (Virtual Reality) and AR (Augmented Reality) market, and the launch of its first VR/AR device could be around the corner. Early evidence suggests that Apple chose the “RealityOS” name for the […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 8 months ago
Samsung’s metaverse ‘My House’ is a huge hit, topping over 4 million visits

Samsung’s metaverse ‘My House’ is a huge hit, topping over 4 million visits

Samsung entered the so-called “metaverse” last month through the ZEPETO platform with the release of “My House.” The latter is a virtual space in the ZEPETO metaverse that players can decorate using various Samsung Electronics products, furniture, fabrics, and more. Samsung released the platform at CES 2022, and it turned out to be extremely popular […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 1 year ago
Samsung joins the so-called metaverse at CES with ‘My House’ virtual space

Samsung joins the so-called metaverse at CES with ‘My House’ virtual space

“Metaverse” may be the latest buzzword of the tech world, but regardless of whether or not this concept has a future, Samsung’s joining the metaverse with its own VR world called “My House” in collaboration with Naver Z’s ZEPETO platform. Metaverse, as a concept, consists of an online virtual world that incorporates internet and IoT […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 1 year ago
Samsung was the most innovative tech company of 2021 patent-wise

Samsung was the most innovative tech company of 2021 patent-wise

Capital on Tap has deemed Samsung Electronics one of this year’s most innovative companies on account of the large number of tech patents it secured. Like last year, Samsung Electronics was the 2nd most innovative tech company of 2021 behind Huawei. But combined with Samsung Display’s patents, the company, as a whole, led the charge […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 1 year ago
Next-gen PlayStation VR headset will be powered by Samsung OLED

Next-gen PlayStation VR headset will be powered by Samsung OLED

Samsung may have shelved its ambitions for its own virtual reality (VR) endeavors, but the company might play a huge role in Sony’s plans for its next-gen PlayStation VR headset, the PSVR 2. While many VR headset manufacturers are reportedly embracing LCD technology for the sake of higher resolutions, Sony reportedly wants to employ Samsung OLED […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 2 years ago
Galaxy phones running Android 10 are incompatible with Google Daydream

Galaxy phones running Android 10 are incompatible with Google Daydream

Samsung debuted its Gear VR platform in 2015, and one year later, Google introduced its own virtual reality platform named Daydream. The South Korean smartphone giant then made its high-end phones compatible with Google’s Daydream VR platform as well. However, the Android 10 update is posing incompatibility problems on Galaxy Phones. According to reports, Samsung […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 3 years ago
360 Round is a camera designed for recording and streaming 3D content

360 Round is a camera designed for recording and streaming 3D content

To assist in the recording—and consumption—of immersive VR content, Samsung has introduced a 360 Round camera that’s capable of both recording and streaming high-quality 3D content. Obviously, a device of such nature won’t be everyone’s cup of tea, which is why the firm’s marketing it towards enthusiasts and specialists who demand a “superior VR experience.” […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago
Samsung is working on a Windows Mixed Reality headset with AKG audio

Samsung is working on a Windows Mixed Reality headset with AKG audio

While brands like Facebook, HTC, Oculus, and Samsung are focusing on virtual reality and Apple is focusing on Augmented reality, Microsoft has made Mixed Reality a big part of its Windows 10 operating system. The company is holding a special Mixed Reality event next week where it could launch multiple Windows Mixed Reality headsets, and […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 5 years ago
You can now use 2D apps in VR, thanks to PhoneCast VR’s new update

You can now use 2D apps in VR, thanks to PhoneCast VR’s new update

PhoneCast VR is an app was released two months ago for the Gear VR. It makes various third-party video streaming and video player apps compatible with Samsung’s virtual reality headset, allowing users to watch videos on a 200-inch virtual screen. Now, a new version of the PhoneCast VR has been released, which makes it compatible with […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 5 years ago
Samsung plans to develop mental health diagnosis tools for hospitals using the Gear VR

Samsung plans to develop mental health diagnosis tools for hospitals using the Gear VR

Samsung is planning to develop various mental health diagnosis tools for hospitals using its mobile virtual reality technology. The South Korean electronics giant has teamed up with Gangnam Severance Hospital and VR content maker FNI for the development of such tools. The plan is to use Samsung’s Gear VR virtual reality headset, FNI’s VR content development […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 5 years ago
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