There was rumor that Samsung is working with Facebook under the Oculus VR cooperation in research and development of virtual reality equipment, and the SamMobile site now once again confirmed the news and said the device named “Gear VR”, will take place in 2014 at the IFA Conference launched with Galaxy Note 41.
News that Gear VR is not completely separate products, instead of using a modular design–users can Galaxy via USB 3.0 devices and Gear VR connections. Virtual reality device does not have a Samsung sensor, but through the Smartphone’s accelerometer, gyroscope, and the ability to track your head movements, virtual reality effects. In theory, this design will help Samsung slash cost of virtual reality equipment. Design of the device is similar to Google Carboard VR, but Gear VR using elastic head bands, also equipped with soft padding on both sides, therefore more comfortable to wear.
Samsung will be independently responsible for Gear VR hardware development, software development in cooperation with Oculus VR. Samsung opens full App for Gear VR zone, and Gear VR SDK will be released to developers after the device launched.