Google announces latest virtual reality (VR) headset

Tinuku ~ Google announces the latest VR headset in I/O 2017. In addition to Android, Google also announces the latest virtual reality (VR) headset and its unique device is developed as a standalone VR headset to ensure the usage does not require smartphone or computer support.

Tinuku Google announces latest virtual reality (VR) headset

Google inaugurated the VR headset supported by Lenovo and HTC hardware, this headset will run the Google-made platform is Daydream and content is available therein.

Unlike HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, this new headset also does not need a camera to recognize the area around. All sensors will be embedded directly in the device. Unfortunately, Google did not provide price details.

But in comparison, headsets that require smartphone operations around US$79 like Google Daydream VR and devices that run it via a PC about US$500 like Oculus Rift.

Google I/O is an annual event held by Google. Events attended by developers and technology lovers from around the world were held at Shoreline Amphitheater, Mountain View, California, United States.

Not only the latest VR devices, Google also announced a number of other products and services in this event. One is information about the launch of Android O, Android Go, Gmail updates, artificial intelligence projects, machine learning and more.