Alternative products to Samsung Gear VR

Samsung Gear VR

Samsung VR headset for Galaxy Note 4, powered by Oculus.

13 alternative and related products to Samsung Gear VR

Magic Leap One

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.

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 11 Alternatives to Magic Leap One

Relativ

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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Samsung Galaxy S9

The new flagship with a reimagined camera

Samsung announced two new phones, the S9 and the S9 Plus with more advanced camera than ever.

The Verge
After taking a year off from announcing its latest smartphone at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Samsung has returned this year to show off the new Galaxy S9. While the phone looks mostly the same, its interior has been upgraded with all the latest specs to bring users new camera modes, updated Bixby features, and a fingerprint scanner that's placed...
Engadget
Gallery: Samsung Galaxy S9/S9 Plus hands-on | 23 Photos Like I said, there are many small changes in the Galaxy S9, but the bulk of them have to do with the camera. This should come as no surprise -- Samsung has been teasing some of the new features for a while now.
VentureBeat
Shaking off a couple of tumultuous years, Samsung has attempted a return to normalcy by debuting its new flagship phones on the eve of the telecom industry's biggest annual gathering. On a Sunday evening in Barcelona, Samsung executives officially announced the 5.8-inch Galaxy S9 and 6.2-inch Galaxy S9+ smartphones.
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Google announced the brand new version of the Daydream View, and this time, it comes in multiple colors: Charcoal, Fog and Coral. It's also available for $99, which is $20 more than last year's iteration.

The Verge
The first thing I noticed about Google's new Daydream View VR headset is the pink controller. In the original View, all plastic parts were beige or gray, even if you got the model wrapped with rich crimson fabric. Now, they're coordinated: if you buy the colorful "Coral" edition, you'll get a coral remote, too.
Engadget
Last year, Google announced the Daydream View, its first ever mobile VR headset. Not only was it powered by Android, it could also be used with a variety of different Daydream-compatible phones and it was covered in fabric. Today, the company announced the brand new version of the View, and this time, it comes in multiple colors: Charcoal, Fog and Coral.
xda-developers
Announced as part of Google's Keynote today, Google will be releasing a version 2.0 of its Daydream platform. According to Google Blog the updated Daydream View will be compatible with the recently announced Pixel 2 / Pixel 2 XL as well as any other Daydream-ready device, and will be priced at $99.
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Cinera

An immersive personal theater headset

The Verge
I'm not afraid of the future. When the robots come for me, I'm not going to cower in fear, I'm going to be chilling with my Cinera, experiencing IMAX-like immersion from the comfort of an oversized personal theater headset attached to an articulated mechanical arm.
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Meet Cinego: an immersive personal cinema housed in the lightest integrated headset ever built. Designed with twin micro M-OLED screens, an intuitive Android OS with Wi-Fi & HDMI capability for seamless connectivity across all your devices. With a 4.5 hour battery life, Cinego is the most engaging way to enjoy your favourite content.

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Oculus Venues

Experience concerts, sporting events, and more in VR.

Oculus Venues is a free app that lets you experience your favorite sporting events, concerts, comedy shows in VR. Available for the Oculus Go and Gear VR.

Fortune
Facebook debuted its Oculus Venues feature, which streams live events like Major League Baseball and concerts in virtual reality.
VentureBeat
Facebook's Oculus VR division announced that its Oculus Venues social VR app for watching events with your friends is now available on the Oculus Go and the Samsung Gear VR headsets. It's like having a front-row ticket to your favorite sporting event or concert, Oculus representatives said during a briefing.
Road to VR
Oculus Venues, the social app that allows 'thousands of users' to watch live events en masse in VR, is now available on Oculus Go and Gear VR starting today. The company has also published a full list of upcoming live events (below). Announced last year at Oculus Connect 4, Venues lets you connect with friends and ...
WIRED
Tonight, more than 9,000 people will fill Red Rocks Amphitheatre outside Denver to listen to Vance Joy, an Australian singer-songwriter with a name like a game-show host and an abiding love for ukulele. He'll be playing songs from his most recent album, gracing the same stage that hosted U2 during their now-iconic 1983 performance.
UploadVR
As it turns out, Oculus requires you to use a Facebook account to access the Venues live entertainment app on Go or Gear VR.
Mashable
When Australian artist Vance Joy performed at Colorado's Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Wednesday, there wasn't a smartphone in sight. It wasn't quite physically possible for audience members using Facebook's Oculus Venues, a live VR concert experience that saw its debut run worldwide at 7:30 p.m. PST.
SlashGear
This isn't the first time anyone's tried to use VR for a live event - but it might be the most important. This week the folks at Oculus revealed their intent to bring LIVE events to the Oculus Go and Gear VR.
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