"Daydream View: Google's new VR viewer"
will start after this message from our sponsors.
CNET News Video
CNET News Video
Daydream View: Google's new VR viewer
I'd like to introduce you to Daydream View.
It's the first daydream ready VR headset.
Now if you're into VR, I'll just say that the specs are there, it has a nice field of view.
And with the Daydream phone.
Will wait and see and really accurate head dracking.
And we didn't just look at the specs we obsess over the details of the design.
We wanted to make something that's comfortable and really easy to use.
We also thought about how you can make it your own.
So first let's talk about comfort, how it feels, how it fits.
You'll notice immediately that it doesn't quite look like other VR headsets, and that's because in designing it we weren't inspired by gadgets.
We looked at what do people actually wear?
We wear stuff that's soft, stuff that's flexible and breathable.
And so we crafted our headset out of that same comfortable stuff.
Fabrics, sort microfiber and other materials that you'd find in clothing in athletic wear.
In fact we worked the clothing designers and makers to get the design just right.
And the result is something that's soft and cozy and feels great to wear so the material is really nice.
It's also light weight 30% lighter than similar devices.
Next let talk about making it easier to use.
You open the latch you drop your phone in you close the latch and youre ready to go that 's it.
The head set and phone say hello wirelessly so there is nothing to connect.
And the head set includes an auto alignment system that gets everything just right.
We wanted interacting with VR to be easy, too.
And that's where the day dream controller comes in.
It's really easy to use.
At the top is a clickable touch pad for a couple of buttons but there's more to it than meets the eye.
Hidden inside are a bunch of sensors that respond to how you move.
Okay, now what do you do with a controller after you use it.
You lose it, and we didn't want that to happen.
So the controller has a home inside the headset.
When you're done it just kind of snuggles in there like this.
These little that make th whole experience easier nad more seemless.
Virtual Reality AppsGoogle
Sonos and Roku considering becoming better friends
Go inside Facebook's election war room
Netflix proves it's still growing like crazy
Paul Allen passes away at 65
Google says it won't work with Defense Department on developing...
Google says China is important to explore -- even if it means...
Twitter CEO believes platform contributes to filter bubbles