samsung gear VR offers an immersive mobile virtual reality experience
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samsung and oculus collaborate to create an immersive mobile virtual reality experience with the ‘gear VR’ headset which was presented at the IFA 2014. it incorporates the 5.7 inch quad HD super AMOLED display of the galaxy note 4 by clipping the smartphone into the wearable technology. this screen offers an optical lens 96° field of view that shows engaging visuals at a high frame rate of 60 fps. gaming, films and 360° videos can be enjoyed thanks to the oculus-driven computer mechanics that has formed new ways of consuming cell content.

the display offers a 96° field of view for the users to enjoy watching videos




the 198(W) x 116(L) x 90mm (H) gadget is built with soft, flexible cushioning and lightweight materials so is comfortable for the user to wear. the device is also completely wireless meaning people can fully engage in the indirect worlds without being connected to a computer. available from 2014, the frost white ‘gear VR’ uses accelerator, gyrometer, magnetic and proximity sensors for interaction and includes a touch pad, back button and volume key.


‘the samsung gear VR goes far beyond expectations of how mobile technology can be used to consume content, and is a powerful representation of the progressive innovation of the gear series,’ said JK shin, president and CEO of IT & mobile communications division at samsung electronics. ‘we are pleased to have partnered with oculus VR to bring this incredibly immersive mobile content experience to consumers.’





‘we are thrilled to reveal the gear VR innovator edition, a state-of-the-art mobile VR experience powered by oculus,’ said john carmack, CTO of oculus. ‘the deep technical partnership with Samsung has enabled us to create a virtual reality headset with world class resolution and performance, all on a completely mobile platform.’


already formatted examples of the headset’s capabilities includes; marvel’s avengers age of ultron – offering exclusive access to tony stark’s lab, IMAX hollywood film samples, and M-GO advanced – providing a new interactive search and discovery system.

the ‘gear VR’ allows players to immersive fully into their gaming experiences




the front view of the samsung ‘gear VR’