When I tested Google’s Daydream View headset, I called it one of the best phone-based VR headsets. But the with Google and Lenovo’s collaboration on Mirage Solo, it shows a step in the right direction for the evolution of mobile VR.
Back at CES 2018, Google and Lenovo announced the first standalone Daydream headset, the Mirage Solo as well as the Mirage Camera which allows for capture of content in VR180. Now both devices are available for purchase.
Plex has announced a new way to experience their platform, with Plex VR.
Google and Lenovo announced the first details of their upcoming Daydream standalone headset, the Mirage Solo as well as a VR180 camera.
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.
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.
Google’s Daydream team has announced a new video format called VR180. It was designed to help make VR content even easier to create.
Google first introduced their VR platform Daydream back at Google I/O 2016 but it wasn’t available until the Pixel released and the Daydream View headset released last fall.
Now, Google has shared details about the upcoming Daydream 2.0 Euphrates at Google I/O 2017.
Google made a few announcements at their I/O 2017 keynote about Android, VR/AR, YouTube, Google Assistant and more.
And if you missed the keynote, here it is: