Nreal Light AR Smart Glasses Will Be Bundled With Latest Samsung And LG Smartphones

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With a 52-degree field-of-view, users can reportedly access “dozens of screens” in real-time, allowing them to watch videos, check messages, and play games simultaneously. Nreal’s smartphone-powered consumer AR headset finally arrive this month in Korea.

Samsung Reportedly to Release “multiple AR and VR products” in Coming Months

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Samsung hasn’t really said much about VR since the release of Samsung Odyssey+, the hardware refresh to its Windows Mixed Reality headset that came to market in October 2018. In short: Samsung has more AR/VR products coming down the pipeline. Farshid Fallah, Samsung’s director of developer relations for XR and gaming, took the stage at an AWE panel talk on Thursday to talk a bit about the upcoming AR capabilities for Galaxy S10.

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Samsung Promotes Intelligent Smart Home With Family Guy AR Game

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Samsung teams up with the popular adult cartoon series for a hilarious AR tour through their smart home product line-up. Confused or intimidated by the vast array of Samsung smart home products at your disposal? Samsung has your back with a their brand new Doorway platform, a smartphone-based AR tool designed to help guide users through their smart-connected home. Harnessing AR and the wit of Family Guy gives Samsung a unique solution to a complex challenge.”.

Report: Samsung & Microsoft Boost “MR” Partnership, Samsung Builds Wireless AR/VR Headset

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Samsung appears to be making a strategic partnership with Microsoft as it produces what Korean Times reports is a “powerful cordless headset that supports both augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR).” “Samsung Electronics is working on developing cordless and high-priced headsets supporting both VR and AR,” an unnamed Samsung official told the Korean Times.

Oculus SDK Drops Support For Samsung Gear VR

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Recent versions of the Oculus Mobile SDK drop support for the Samsung Gear VR mobile headset. The Samsung Gear VR is a smartphone-based VR headset. This could present a huge problem for multiplayer games and apps which support the Gear VR. This was prompted by the news that Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 will not support VR , and speculation that the regular Galaxy S line will follow suit next year.

Samsung Reportedly Developing Their Own Wireless AR/VR Headset

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It appears as though the hybrid headset market is shaping up to be the latest trend in immersive entertainment as it’s now being reported that Samsung may be in the process of developing their own AR/VR headset similar to that of Apple’s recently announced device. Photo of Samsung Odyssey. “Samsung Electronics is working on developing cordless and high-priced headsets supporting both VR and AR,” says a reported Samsung official while speaking with KT.

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 Doesn’t Support Gear VR

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Samsung’s recently announced Galaxy Note 10 phablet does not support its Gear VR mobile VR headset. The Samsung Gear VR is a smartphone-based VR headset. We don’t know, though, if next year’s Samsung phones will continue to support VR. We reached out to Samsung, and the company told us “We remain committed to innovating in VR and AR to deliver incredible new experiences to our consumers.”

Here’s how to use the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra to stream Xbox games

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New Samsung Gear 360 Camera Coming Soon

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Is this the new Samsung Gear 360? We are two weeks out from Samsung’s March 29th Unpacked event where the company is expected to launch their new Galaxy S8 mobile device. Popping up on the FCC’s equipment authorization database Wednesday, the published documents include a slew of Samsung reports and tests required by the company when applying for certification of new hardware. Image Credit: VRScout & Samsung. News 360 Video Gear 360 Samsung

Leak Suggests Samsung is Building a Windows VR Headset

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There wasn’t any mention of Samsung getting into the Windows ‘Mixed Reality’ program when it was announced last year, which saw OEMs like Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, and Lenovo tapped to create VR headsets around the same reference design. A recent leak however, showing a rendering of a Samsung-built VR headset emblazoned with a “Windows Mixed Reality” symbol, suggests otherwise.

Samsung Reveals New Gear VR With Controller

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Today at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Samsung announced a brand-new Gear VR, powered by Oculus, and revealed the Gear VR Controller that lets you interact with VR games and experiences. While there was no shortage of new Samsung hardware revealed at the conference, including a new Gear VR headset to show off, the Gear VR Controller is the input device we’ve been eagerly waiting for as an answer to Google Daydream’s View controller.

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20 Ultra could be the first phone optimized for Xbox games

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Samsung Odyssey Bug-Eyed Patent, Quest’s Big Christmas & Win Audica! – VRecap

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Okay, let’s state the facts here: These Samsung Odyssey patents are exciting, they’re not yet confirmed to be real, and they’d make me look like Jeff Goldblum in the worst way. It’s incredible how we’ve come so far in reducing bulky designs so quickly over the years, but Samsung is ready to throw it all away. February PlayStation Plus Games Include PSVR Shooter Firewall Zero Hour.

Samsung Odyssey+ Is Just $299 This Week – 40% Off Sale

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Samsung is offering an incredible deal this week — its Odyssey+ PC VR headset is just $299. Odyssey+ is the refreshed version of the original Odyssey, which was Samsung’s first PC VR headset released in 2017. Remember, this headset can play most VR games on Steam. Tagged with: odyssey , Samsung Odyssey+ , VR sales , Windows MR Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Samsung Odyssey+ Is Just $299 This Week – 40% Off Sale appeared first on UploadVR.

Hands-on: Samsung Odyssey Windows VR Headset & Controllers

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Microsoft and Samsung formally announced the Odyssey Windows VR headset today, positioning it as the “premium” option among the Windows VR headsets, with a range of features not found on the other headsets, and the top price point. I got to go hands-on with the Samsung Odyssey headset during an event today at Microsoft’s developer hub in San Francisco. SEE ALSO 5 Windows VR Headsets Now Available for Pre-Order Including Samsung Odyssey.

Get Samsung Odyssey+ For Just $299 Starting Today – 40% Off Black Friday Sale

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Samsung is offering an incredible early Black Friday deal starting today — its Odyssey+ high end PC VR headset for just $299. The Odyssey+ is a new refreshed version of the original Odyssey, which was Samsung’s first PC VR headset released in November of last year. Remember, this headset can play most VR games on Steam. Samsung has not said when the offer will end. Samsung Odyssey+ odyssey samsung SteamVR VR sales windows VR

7 Must-Have Samsung Gear VR Apps and Experiences

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It may be hard to believe but its been four years since Samsung and Oculus first announced their smartphone-powered Gear VR headset. Samsung and Facebook/Oculus are on a mission: to bring the full-internet experience inside of your virtual reality headset. Phonecast is a Samsung-created dashboard that gives you access to a suite of intelligently designed web-apps, browsers and popular services like YouTube. It’s also the best gaming experience on the Gear VR.

Samsung’s Half-Life: Alyx Compatible VR Headset Is $230 This Week

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Samsung’s Odyssey+ PC VR headset is down to just $229 this week for Black Friday, down from last week’s sale price of $279. If you’re a PC gamer eyeing Valve’s recently announced “flagship” game Half-Life: Alyx but you don’t have $400 to drop on an Oculus Rift S or $1000 for a Valve Index, this could be the perfect way for you to get into VR. Samsung Odyssey+. VR VR Headsets Black Friday Half-Life: Alyx Samsung Odyssey+ top stories

YouTube VR Reveals Samsung Gear VR Shared Viewing

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Already a dominant application on the HTC Vive, PlayStation VR and Google Daydream platforms, Google’s immensely popular YouTube VR experience is now available on the Samsung Gear VR. By clicking on the “Watch Together” icon located beneath the play controls on both the Google Daydream View and Samsung Gear VR, users can join their friends, or complete strangers, in online, shared VR rooms. The post YouTube VR Reveals Samsung Gear VR Shared Viewing appeared first on VRScout.

Samsung Bringing Live UFC and X Games to Gear VR

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Samsung is giving us another reason to slap on a Gear VR headset next month with the introduction of VR Live Pass. Available through the Samsung VR app in early June, VR Live Pass will let you watch live entertainment events and performances from the likes of UFC, X Games and Live Nation. Other live events on the Gear VR platform we can expect in the coming months include the X Games Minneapolis July 13-16.

Samsung Unveils VR Motion Controller And New Gear 360 Camera

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One of Samsung’s biggest annual events, Samsung Unpacked , took place earlier today in NYC where live attendees and online spectators saw the debut of Samsung’s latest mobile effort, the Galaxy S8 and S8+. From cameras and controllers, to content and creativity, here are all of the virtual reality announcements from Samsung Unpacked 2017 : Gear VR Motion Controller. Samsung Gear 360 Camera 2.0. Game changer again.

Samsung Reveals Four New AR & VR In-House Projects

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Samsung’s C-Lab initiative is churning out some seriously incredible projects. However, it finally looks as though we’ll be getting a new look at a fresh batch of candidates soon, as it’s being reported that Samsung will be showcasing four of its best ongoing virtual and augmented reality projects at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week. And of course, all the items you select are purchasable without leaving the experience via Samsung Pay.

Samsung Gear VR Install Base Has Passed 5 Million Headsets

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Samsung confirms 5+ million Gear VR headsets are now in use worldwide, announced at their CES 2017 keynote. In his opening speech at CES 2017 this week, Samsung Electronics America president Tim Baxter announced that the company now has “more than 5 million” Gear VR virtual reality headsets in use. This marks the beginning of a new line of Odyssey-branded gaming products, so there is still potential for an Odyssey VR headset.

Bring the game home with these fantastic LG, Samsung, Sony 4K TV deals

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Samsung's new Galaxy Watch3 will raise your fitness game

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Samsung Suggests High-Powered, Standalone VR Headset To Compete With Rift and Vive

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Continuing to push its established mobile VR business—recently revealing its flagship Galaxy S8 smartphones support and an updated Gear VR with controller —Samsung has again confirmed it has more powerful VR hardware up its sleeve. High-end, standalone VR headsets from Samsung are still in development, according to a report by CNET. This isn’t the first time we’ve heard about a high-end VR headset from Samsung.

Samsung Galaxy S9 And S9+ Are Daydream Ready Too

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Gear VR isn’t the only VR headset Samsung’s new Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones are set to support. Samsung also confirmed to CNET this week that both devices will support Google’s Daydream mobile VR platform when they launch in March. You can expect it to handle the existing library of games and experiences with relative ease. Tagged with: Samsung Galaxy S9 Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

5 Potential Gear VR ‘Killer Apps’ Demonstrated During Samsung Contest

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The Gear VR Killer App contest hosted by Samsung at the Upload Collective earlier this month brought in a hundred-plus technophiles eager for a chance to check out the finalists — and to find out which (if any) deserved “killer app” status. “[It] Multi-user B2B software for creating and playing 360° VR presentations, the app is optimized for Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, and Cardboard. – Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post paid for by Samsung.

Samsung Trademarks ‘Perfect Reality’, ‘Odyssey Z’ Ahead Of Note 9 Reveal

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It’s that time of year again; Samsung is getting ready to reveal its next enlarged smartphone, the Galaxy Note 9, at an Unpacked event on August 9th. Though Samsung has a (very good) Windows VR headset named the Odyssey, the company also revealed the Samsung Notebook Odyssey Z earlier this year, and this trademark almost certainly refers to its European release. It does at least suggest that the gaming-focused device could support VR, though.

Samsung: New Gear VR and Controller Launching April 21st for $129

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On stage today at Samsung’s Unpacked Event in New York, the new Gear VR with motion controller finally got a launch date and price. Pre-orders for the new Gear VR and Controller combo, as well as separate Controllers, will be available on the Samsung website. Oculus say zombie shooter Drop Dead , puzzle game Rangi and SingSpace will be receiving support for Controller, including Oculus Rooms.

HTC is Giving Away 2 Free Months of Viveport Infinity to Samsung Odyssey Owners

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Oculus Rift and Valve Index owners got their own promotions recently for a few free months of Viveport Infinity, HTC’s Netflix-style VR game distribution platform. Now it’s Samsung HMD Odyssey’s turn, as Odyssey owners can get in on the deal. Infinity normally costs $13 a month, or $9 per month with a prepaid annual subscription, and includes unlimited downloads from its library of participating games and experiences.

Samsung Odyssey+ Side-by-side Shows Subtle Redesign, Hopeful Ergonomic Improvements

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The standout feature for Samsung’s new Odyssey+ headset is its so-called “anti-SDE” display, but beyond that it appears that the headset has actually seen minor adjustments in a handful of areas. Samsung says that the weight of the headset has been slightly reduced (from 820 grams to 798 grams, cable included). Samsung says that the Odyssey+ is using new foam which should allow for more airflow and reduce fogging.

Samsung’s VR Live Pass Will Let You Watch ‘X Games’ and Live Nation Events in 360

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VR Live Pass, Samsung’s 360-degree video livestream partnership for Gear VR, continues in July with live coverage of the X Games Minneapolis. Samsung is offering unique access to live events this summer free for all Gear VR users, which began with the recent UFC 212 bout in Rio de Janeiro. After the X Games, a music concert with an “international artist” promoted by Live Nation will be streamed in August from the USA, although details are yet to be confirmed. “We

30 Paralympians To Record 360 Video Blogs During 2016 Games Courtesy Of Samsung

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Samsung Hosting Developer Contest to Find VR’s First “Killer App”

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Every NES needs a Mario Brothers , every Game Boy needs a Tetris and every iPhone needs an Angry Birds (seriously, how do you beat level 3-5?). In the spirit of this glorious adventure Samsung — the co-creators of the Gear VR headset and one of VR’s most enthusiastic innovators — is hosting a contest to sniff out VR’s next big thing. Kim, Samsung director of Content & Services for Gear VR.” Events contest gear vr killer app samsung

Harmonix’s Karaoke Game SingSpace Releases Today for Gear VR

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Samsung hints at a future mixed reality headset (and at unsolvable problems for Gear VR)

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When in 2015 I had my first Samsung Gear VR, I was amazed: finally, I could enjoy high-quality tether-less virtual reality. Yes, it was a 3 DOF toy, so I couldn’t move my head in games, but it was the first time I tried a sensation of freedom in VR. Today, thanks to the fellow VR community member Eloi Gerard , I’ve found an article on lowyat.net that confirms that Samsung is not that enthusiast about Gear VR and that has probably different future plans.