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Google Cardboard leads as VR headset shipments reach 30m

More than 30 million VR headsets shipped last year, with Google Cardboard taking a “commanding share” of shipments and installed base, according to Strategy Analytics. The research firm’s ‘VR Headset Platform Market Share Year End 2016’ report said that Google’s low-price Cardboard option took 69% of shipment volume market share last year. Samsung Gear came […]

CCS Insight: dedicated VR headset sales to grow tenfold by 2020

Global sales of smartphone VR headsets will grow fivefold and sales of dedicated VR headsets will grow tenfold by 2020, according to CCS Insight. The research firm said that sales of smartphone VR devices – including Google’s Cardboard products and more advanced devices like Samsung’s Gear VR headset – have already exceeded its earlier expectations. […]

Report: Google working on ‘all-in-one’ VR headset

Google is reportedly developing an “all-in-one virtual reality headset” that runs independent of a smartphone, games console or computer. According to the Wall Street Journal, the new VR headset will include a screen, high-power chips from startup Movidius and outward-facing cameras that track the motion of the user’s head. Citing people familiar with its plans, […]

YouTube adds 360-degree video to Google Cardboard VR initiative

YouTube has added 360-degree video support to parent company Google’s virtual reality offering, Google Cardboard. Announcing the rollout, YouTube said that all of the service’s 360-degree content is now available on Google Cardboard, providing a “truly immersive experience”. Google Cardboard is an initiative that lets viewers place their phone in a folded cardboard holder that […]