Samsung Gear VR Headset

The Samsung Gear VR is a mobile virtual reality headset developed by Samsung Electronics, in collaboration with Oculus, and manufactured by Samsung. The headset was released on 27 November 2015  and is now available in store or online to purchase.

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The Samsung Gear VR makes use of a Samsung Galaxy devices with a gyroscope like the Galaxy S6 or the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. The new Samsung Gear VR Headset works with the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones. The smartphone is inserted into the headset, and the headset uses the display on the mobile phone to allow for the Virtual Reality experience. The phone acts as the display and processor for the unit. The Samsung Smartphone connects via usb to the headset which is more accurate and well calibrated with lower latency than internal smartphone IMUs, such as those used for Google Cardboard.

The Samsung Gear VR headset also includes a touch-pad and back button on the side, as well as a proximity sensor to detect when the headset is on an in use. The touch-pad and button allow for a standard minimum input capability for users to interact with virtual environments, whereas Google Cardboard devices only feature a button. Although there is other headsets based on Google Cardboard which can be controlled by a separate remote allowing for almost similar experience than what the Samsung Gear VR does.

The Samsung Gear VR was first announced in September 2014. To allow developers to create content for the Samsung Gear VR and to allow Virtual Reality technology enthusiasts to get early access to the virtual reality technology offered by Samsung.

Samsung had released two innovator editions of the Samsung Gear VR before the consumer version was launched on the 27th of November 2015.

We specialize in creating Virtual Reality content for the Samsung Gear VR and if you are interested in using the Samsung Gear VR for your business or need content for your hotel or showcase your business to the world via VR we can assist you with that. For more information on our VR Solutions you can contact us or browse through our website.

We Develop Custom Virtual Reality Applications for Samsung Gear VR

We are one of the premium Virtual Reality application developers for the Samsung Gear VR Headsets in South Africa. If you are looking for a custom virtual reality software development specifically for the Samsung Gear VR platform talk to us today! We can build your Samsung Gear VR application for you, locally right here in South Africa!

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