Zuckerberg said the new Oculus Go is an important tool to reach his goal of including a billion users to VR given the low costs of the headset coupled. They also mention that the visual clarity is improved over other mobile-based VR headsets and that they've managed to reduce the screen door effect, but they don't give the individual ocular resolutions nor do they the maximum hertz for frame-buffering. The company also slashed the price of the Oculus Rift and touch controllers, which require a high-end personal computer, from $499 to $399 on Wednesday.
Since it bought Oculus VR in 2014, FB stock hasn't seen many positives from the acquisition. According to Facebook's VP of VR, Hugo Barra, the standalone mobile headset feels "incredibly soft to wear", although we'll have to take him up on that when we get one in for review.
"The Oculus Go untethered headset price is on-point - given the right content and quality, this could be a key driver for VR to reach the mainstream", she told MCV. It will be able to run the same VR as the Samsung Gear, leading Blau to conclude the Go will rely on the same Android operating system as the Gear and likely include similar processors as Samsung phones.
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"I am more committed than ever to the future of virtual reality", Zuckerberg told a crowd of computer programmers in San Jose, California, at Oculus' annual conference. The cheapest headset that the company so far had on offer is the Gear VR.
The headset features 3DOF, granting users three-dimensions of freedom, moving in and out of space, along with lateral and vertical tracking.
But, what else does Oculus Go offer that its fully fleshed out sibling does not? Zuckerberg also said that this new device would come with other apps that the Gear VR had integrated. Along with this, you have spatial audio built into the side head straps. These speakers play out loud though, so if you want some privacy, you can still plug in your own headphones via the 3.5mm headphone jack.