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Google video shows how its new VR feature could be a game changerGoogle's virtual reality announcement Wednesday at Google I/O was a big deal. But that might not be readily apparent to those still getting their feet wet in VR, so Google made a video to help you get a better idea of what WorldSense does.
Google Announces 'WorldSense' Inside-out Tracking for Daydream VR HeadsetsGoogle today announced that standalone VR headsets are coming to Daydream, the first of which will be made by HTC and Lenovo. Supporting these new devices is an inside-out positional tracking system that the company is calling 'WorldSense', which "dramatically" improves tracking over previous Daydream devices.
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Google's WorldSense Will Free VR From The PC And Smartphone This YearGoogle's announcement yesterday that it is working with two partners on the creation of stand-alone virtual-reality headsets that require neither being connected to a smartphone nor being tethered to a PC means that the next generation of consumer VR is coming no later than year's end.
Google's first WorldSense VR headset, the Lenovo Mirage Solo, ships in Q2 for 'under $400'We got our first full look at a positionally tracked Daydream headset running Google's WorldSense technology today. Lenovo unveiled the Mirage Solo headset today, which it hopes to ship in the second quarter of this year. The standalone device will sport a Qualcomm 835 chipset, 4GB of RAM and 64 gigs of onboard memory.
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