VR and AR experiences are coming soon to Chrome for Android

VR and AR experiences are coming soon to Chrome for Android

Google has announced during Google I/O that it will be supporting standalone VR headsets for the Daydream platform which will not require a PC or phone in order to use. By creating standalone headsets, Google and its manufacturing partners will be able to customize device's displays, optics, and sensors to work better with VR.

These new standalone headsets now come equipped with the all-new WorldSense positional tracking, which is an option that will let the headset track the user's movements in space, without the need to install any external sensors whatsoever.

Google has revealed more details about Lens, an app that uses state-of-the art machine learning and artificial intelligence to make sense of what it "sees", at its annual Google I/O developer conference in California.

The fruits of this multi-year effort with Google now offers users a growing ecosystem of Daydream headsets - from smartphone VR to standalone VR.

Google's decided it's removing the phone part of the equation entirely, announcing at Google I/O 2017 today that it's building bespoke headsets that incorporate all its VR tech into one portable device.

Google's virtual reality platform, Daydream VR, will get its first major software update. It's goal is to make VR experiences easier to share with both those around you and others with their own headsets, bringing some intriguing new features to the platform.

Existing virtual reality initiatives require the headset to be physically connected to its host device. The company says it's also adding "proactive assistance" to Home, which means notifying you ahead of time if you need to leave early to beat traffic. These are expected to launch later this year.

Tango is also one of the core technologies behind our new Visual Positioning Service (VPS), which helps devices quickly and accurately understand their location indoors. Users pull up the dashboard and simply select the casting destination, this even works switching between apps. Not only this but another problem that exists is the fact that you can not share your VR experiences with your close friends and family members until now when Google rolled out the latest update.

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