Report: Mobile-based headsets are first to market

According to a new KZero report covering virtual reality hardware, mobile device-based headsets have beaten integrated headsets to the market.

(Image courtesy KZero.)
(Image courtesy KZero.)

Consumer versions of the Google CardboardDurovis DiveSeebrightAltergazeVrizzmo and Samsung headsets are already available on the market, the report shows, while not a single of the integrated devices has hit the consumer market yet.

The best-known of the latter is the Oculus Rift, which has recently announced that a consumer version will be released in the first quarter of 2016. Others include the HTCImmersiON-VReliaAvegantSony’s Project Morpheus and ANTVR headsets.

Maria Korolov

Maria Korolov is a science fiction writer who covers cybersecurity, AI and extended reality as a tech journalist at her day job.
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