Oculus VR is helping Samsung build a media-focused virtual reality headset

By Shawn Knight
May 30, 2014
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  1. Rumors surfaced last week that Samsung was in the process of building a virtual reality headset designed to work alongside mobile devices. Early versions of the kit have already been seeded to select developers with Samsung hoping to beat the Oculus...

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  2. RustyTech

    RustyTech TS Guru Posts: 865   +434

    "The Rift is primarily focused on gaming while Sammy’s headset will lean heavily toward media consumption."

    I think down the road both will overlap each other; but for now, it's good to see two companies working together.
  3. Ranger12

    Ranger12 TS Guru Posts: 620   +118

    Uuuuhhhhhh....evidently I had a virtual reality headset 25 years ago...
  4. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,505   +2,055

    Beat you to it, I had one 45 years ago. :)
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  5. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,556   +2,899

    I don't remember how many years ago I had mine. I'm only 42 so say about 30/35 years ago. Viewmaster and kaleidoscope both entertained me for several hours.
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  6. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,505   +2,055

    I remember kaleidoscope (vaguely) although I never had one. My old Viewmaster which was a hand-me-down was made from bakelite, not plastic and I still have it although the discs have long since vanished.
  7. Bakelite is a plastic.
  8. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,505   +2,055

    Steve likes this.
  9. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,505   +2,055

    OK. Lets see if I can simplify it... Check out the video above.

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