Samsung announces the new Gear VR with Controller
Samsung Electronics announced the new Samsung Gear VR with Controller, to provide an even richer experience in the use of virtual reality. The controller is able to offer a better interaction with the virtual environment and minimizes the movement of the head, in order to favor prolonged use.
Thanks to the ergonomic design, the controller is able to offer aexperience like a real controller. Let’s see the features a little more in detail:
- Touchpad and Finger-Trigger: with the finger trigger the activation of the games is facilitated, while thanks to the touchpad selecting and interacting with the apps will be even easier. You can perform many gestures such as pointing, dragging and dropping, tilting or shooting.
- Home, Volume and Back Buttons: thanks to the buttons, everything you need will be at your fingertips and without using the controls on the Gear VR’s side touchpad.
- Wrist strap: with the strap you can have a firm grip even in the case of rapid or intense movements.
Gear VR with Controller also offers 42mm lenses with 101 FOV (field of view) and one distortion correction technology, minimizing the discomfort caused by movement. The viewer is equipped with both a micro USB port, that of a USB Type-C with converter supplied. Gear VR will also have a strap in which to store the controller and will be available in the new “Orchid Gray” color.
The release of the Software Developer Kit for Gear VR with Controller is scheduled for March, on the website of Oculus Developer.