At Google I/O, the virtual reality is ready to take biggest leaps and with the Google Opening, the daydream platform makes the way for the standalone headsets, which they have finally found the solutions and it does not need the complimentary device to work with it.
The first solutions come from HTC as it is releasing the special standalone version of Vive VR headset. The headset uses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 VR platform, which has already been announced.
Can Work on its own
It is needed to connect the phone or PC with the headset unlike the VR headset, which is needed to be connected to PC. It provides the clutter free alternatives to other options in the market. Tango based tracking will be provided to track the environments for the developers. The headset is included with necessary sensors, with built in gyroscope and cameras to enhance the experience of the single purpose and specialized nature. The battery is provided to power the device and straps to fit the headset to your like.
Daydream WorldSense Technology
Vive supports the WorldSense inside out tracking of Daydream and it cannot recognize the rotation of face but the depth and other movement parameter for even more immersive experience or it is called as ‘6 degree of freedom’. When you map the environment within which the location of the user and use the built-in sensors and cameras. There are some of the specifications, which are not shared by HTC yet and we do not know the screen resolution and we also do not know much about the life of battery or the price.
More Headsets Coming Soon
Google has made the partnerships with Lenovo to bring such handsets in the market. The virtual reality might finally have what it takes to go to the mainstream and watch the space for any more developments on this device in the future.