Intel had a couple of announcements to make at CES 2018 which focused on autonomous driving, artificial intelligence and of course, computing.
Google and Lenovo announced the first details of their upcoming Daydream standalone headset, the Mirage Solo as well as a VR180 camera.
Oculus has announced that their upcoming Oculus Go headset will be manufacturer by Xiaomi as part of a partnership.
HTC has unveiled their latest VR headset, with the Vive Pro along with some new accessories.
When I reviewed the original Daydream View headset, I called one of the “best phone-based VR systems I’ve used” and the same is mostly true about the updated 2017 version of the Daydream View apart from a few things.
Even though HTC may have cancelled their standalone Daydream headset, Lenovo appears to be is still working on theirs.
The Oculus Rift is not the only VR headset that’s being discounted, the HTC Vive has also been discounted by $100, to $699 CAD but only at the Microsoft Store.
Oculus has announced that the Rift and Touch combo is now $499 CAD ($379 USD) for a limited time.
Last week, I was invited to a preview of the new IMAX VR Centre at the Scotiabank Theatre in Toronto. The new centre is the first IMAX VR location to open in Canada.
Back in May, Google announced that it was working with HTC and Lenovo on standalone headsets for their Daydream VR platform. The headsets would use Google’s WorldSense technology which allows positional tracking without any wires.