Alternative products to Oculus Go

8 alternative and related products to Oculus Go

Oculus Go
$199 Standalone VR headset from Oculus (no PC!)

An all-new $199 standalone headset from Oculus, not tethered to PC. Oculus Go will sit above the Gear VR headset and under the Oculus Rift. The easiest way to experience VR (available early 2018).

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Super stealthy AR startup reveals its first product

Magic Leap Creator Edition is the first product revealed from the super stealthy AR startup. The Creator Edition includes a headset, lightpack, and control.

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MIT Technology Review
Brian Ach | Getty Images Magic Leap, an augmented-reality startup that has raised close to $2 billion without even publicly demonstrating a product, is pulling back the curtains a bit-on its website, at least. The company now says it will release a headset next year for developers, though it still won't divulge how much it will cost or when, exactly, it will… See more
Business Insider
Magic Leap revealed the name and design of its smart glasses on Wednesday. The company says that the hardware will ship in 2018. Magic Leap didn't announce a price. Magic Leap updated its website on Wednesday morning, revealing its highly anticipated augmented reality smart glasses for the first time.
Rolling Stone
Magic Leap today revealed a mixed reality headset that it believes reinvents the way people will interact with computers and reality. Unlike the opaque diver's masks of virtual reality, which replace the real world with a virtual one, Magic Leap's device, called Lightwear, resembles goggles, which you can see through as if wearing a special pair of glasses.
Product Hunt
Today Magic Leap, the super stealthy startup that raised nearly $2B in funding (!!!) just revealed its 23 Alternatives to Magic Leap One

Mixed reality is ready for business

HoloLens 2 offers the most comfortable and immersive mixed reality experience available—enhanced by the reliability, security, and scalability of cloud and AI services from Microsoft. $3,500 per device.

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The Verge
Microsoft's first unveiled its HoloLens 2 headset at Mobile World Congress back in February, promising a release later this year. Reuters now reports that the HoloLens 2 headset will go on sale in September. Microsoft's head of AI and research, Harry Shum, reportedly revealed next month's release date during an onstage appearance at the World Artificial Inte… See more
The Official Microsoft Blog
This evening at a press event to kickoff MWC Barcelona, I had the pleasure of joining CEO Satya Nadella and Technical Fellow Alex Kipman onstage to talk in depth about Microsoft's worldview for the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge. As part of today's press event, we also introduced the world to HoloLens 2.
TechCrunch
Microsoft unveiled the latest version of its HoloLens 'mixed reality' headset at MWC Barcelona today. The new HoloLens 2 features a significantly larger field of view, higher resolution and a device that's more comfortable to wear. Indeed, Microsoft says the device is three times ...
Mashable
Mobile World Congress is primarily a show for new phone announcements, but Microsoft showed rolled up to Barcelona with HoloLens 2. The new headset is sleeker-looking, more comfortable, and more powerful. But most importantly, HoloLens 2 has a much wider field of view (FOV) for greater mixed reality immersion.
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Microsoft is making a new HoloLens headset, called HoloLens 2. But, it's only getting sold to companies, not consumers. Meant for professionals who work with their hands and not on computers, the new HoloLens has an improved field of view and doesn't clip as much as the original.
CNET
Comfort, better visuals, easier to use with your hands. That's the takeaway from , Microsoft's follow-up to the Space Age goggles it announced four years ago. The technology behind the $3,500 HoloLens 2 device, which Microsoft calls "mixed reality," overlays computer images on the real world.
The Verge
Compared to the HoloLens we first saw demonstrated four years ago, the second version is better in nearly every important way. It's more comfortable, has a much larger field of view, and it's better able to detect real physical objects in the room.
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Build your own advanced VR headset for $100

I’m 16 and I built my own VR headset with my best friends, Jonas Ceccon, Gabriel Combe and my math teacher. And it ended up costing us $100. Basically a VR headset consists of two things, tracking the player movements and rendering a stereoscopic view (with illusion of depth) of a 3D environment according to the player movements.

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We’re excited to usher in the next era of VR gaming with the introduction of Oculus Quest, our first all-in-one VR gaming system. Oculus Quest makes it easy to jump right into the action—with no PC, no wires, and no external sensors.

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TechCrunch
Opening up the Oculus Connect 5 keynote with a flurry of announcements, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that Oculus Quest will be released next year at a $399 price point. The standalone VR device will be the first wireless Oculus hardware to sport positional tracking, both for the headset i...
The Verge
Oculus has announced its new headset, the Oculus Quest: a $399 standalone virtual reality headset that's launching in the spring of 2019. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that "with Oculus Quest, we will complete our first generation of Oculus products."
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Azure Kinect DK is a developer kit and peripheral with artificial intelligence sensors for sophisticated computer vision and speech models. It combines a best in class depth sensor and spatial microphone array with a video camera and orientation sensor

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The Verge
Microsoft is making a tiny version of its Kinect sensor for use by businesses for computer vision and speech purposes. Dubbed the Azure Kinect DK, it will debut in the US and China for $399, and acts as a much smaller PC peripheral
TechCrunch
Today's Mobile World Congress kickoff event was all about the next Hololens, but Microsoft still had some surprises up its sleeve. One of the more interesting additions is the Azure Kinect, a new enterprise camera system that leverages the company's perennially 3D imaging technology to create a 3D ...
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A new VR headset with high resolution and built-in tracking

Take on pulse-pounding VR games with our most advanced PC-powered headset.

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TechCrunch
After years of high-profile onstage announcements, Oculus has decided to quietly deliver the successor to its flagship Rift virtual reality headset, confirming most bits of our October report with the release of the new Oculus Rift S. As we first reported, the biggest improvements to the Oculus Rif...
Ars Technica
SAN FRANCISCO-One thing was conspicuously missing from the Oculus demos at GDC 2019: cameras. You need at least two (if not three) of the company's signature webcams to run its PC headset, the Oculus Rift. Those cameras are not great. They come with funky, oversized stands.
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Experience high fidelity virtual reality with Valve Index VR. Use your existing Base Stations with the Valve Index Headset + Controllers to upgrade your experience today.

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pcgamer
Valve's new VR system has been unveiled. The Valve Index headset and Index Controllers (formerly called 'knuckles' controllers) will be available for pre-order starting tomorrow, and will begin shipping by July 1. By itself, the headset will go for $499.
The Verge
You may recall that Valve has its own virtual reality headset, the Valve Index, which it surprise-revealed one month ago. And you might even remember that Valve said preorders will begin tomorrow, May 1st, and ship this June. Now, we're learning exactly how much the Valve Index will cost: $999.
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A convenient and powerful VR headset made for comfort

Vive Cosmos is a new premium PC VR system, and a vision of the virtual future. It conforms to your wants, your needs with surprising ease and versatility. Whether you’re new to VR or familiar, a fantastic voyage awaits. VIVE Cosmos goes beyond everything you could want in one device.

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Engadget
HTC Americas General Manager Dan O'Brien revealed the Vive Cosmos at CES, but didn't announce any details about availability or price. He promised more information in the near future. VIVE COSMOS will offer absolute comfort, easy set up, & will require no external tracking; COSMOS allows you to enjoy VR at home or on-the-go.
The Verge
HTC has announced a new virtual reality headset called the Vive Cosmos. Based on a very brief appearance during the company's CES presentation, the Cosmos is HTC's bid at a relatively mainstream VR headset. It doesn't require external sensors and uses fully tracked motion controllers, and it's being pitched as a convenient device with "absolute comfort" and … See more
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