Samsung is working on new Gear VR, AR headset

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Samsung is working on a new Gear VR and Augmented Reality (AR) headset. Samsung vice president Sung-Hoon Hong revealed company’s plan at the Virtual Reality Summit in San Diego .

Samsung’s next gen VR headset will be called as Gear VR 2, and it “will be presented in a short time”. On the other hand the second headset is an augmented reality one which is similar to Microsoft’s HoloLens which allows users to see holograms projected on top of the real world. Currently details on the specifications of the Gear VR 2 are unclear, but it is expected that the device will come with support for USB C.

Hong stated at the event that Samsung is working on a new light field engine that is capable of producing realistic holograms which will “look really touchable”.

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