Samsung’s next VR headset will have inside-out tracking

November 22nd, 2017   decode   Android 7.1

The future of VR is inside-out. This means that the headset needs no external assistance similar to mobile solutions like the Gear VR. Samsung is working on a more capable headset that will offer 6 degrees of freedom (DoF), compared to the 3 DoF that the current Gear offers.

This will allow room-scale tracking and a more immersive experience. The company is also working to reduce motion sickness and bring a more intuitive UI. This next step will build on experience from Samsung’s Gear VR and the HMD Odyssey.

Currently, there are over 1,000 titles that support Gear VR. The…

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