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Google Launched Daydream View Virtual Reality Headset

Google introduced first step towards high-quality mobile VR mainstream

California: Google recently announced the launch of its daydream view Virtual reality headset. The VR headset works by holding phones in accord with Daydream standards. Google also reiterated that VR headset also possess capability to turn google Pixel phones into head mounted display.

Google has made the product with cloth to make it comfortable & breathable and set the price of the product at USD 70. The product was introduced with enhanced feature like motion-controlled wand device that empower customer to bring one hand simulation.

The company claimed the Daydream view does not have its own screen, unlike another headset, and requires that daydream complaint phones must possess required hardware. This is also one of the major reason of the headset being inexpensive and still comes with a controller.

Daydream view is an enhanced version of Google’s simple cardboard holster which was also cost-effective solution for experiencing VR on phone. The product will enable Google play market virtual reality apps and games availed on VR headset.

TechSci Research depicts that with high usage of virtual reality devices in entertainment and gaming Industry, the product will pave way to drive the virtual reality market in double digits. The market will also witness considerable growth owing to the usage of technology in head mounted display which is widely used in military aircraft and other defence sector.     

According to TechSci Research report United States Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020”, the market for augmented reality and virtual reality in the United States is projected to grow at a CAGR over 37% during 2015-2020. Growing adoption in automotive, pico-projectors, and gaming & entertainment industries, for display of information, along with facilitation of real-time human interaction with objects and digital devices, are anticipated to be the major growth drivers for United States augmented reality & virtual reality market over the next five years. The market is segmented into Head-Mounted Display (HMD) products, Head-Up Display (HUD) products, smart glasses, and handheld device applications, wherein HMD products held the largest revenue share in 2014. United States augmented reality & virtual reality market is majorly dominated by BAE Systems, Thales Defense and Security, Inc., and Rockwell Collins, Inc.

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