The battle for virtual reality: Google, Samsung, Sony and Oculus VR

By July 26, 2014March 24th, 2020Newswires

By Ben Gilbert

Back in June, Google revealed Cardboard: an open-source attempt at mobile virtual reality. Heck, even the “hardware” is open source –here are instructions to make your own, right now!

But the concept is more than a low-tech solution to mobile VR. It’s emblematic of Google’s approach to virtual reality: use the phone that’s already in your pocket. Samsung’s taking the same approach later this year with Gear VR, only it’s also partnering with Oculus VR on the software side.

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