There are going to be a lot more VR headsets soon.
Microsoft's Wednesday had a big focus on enabling mixed reality and virtual reality via an upcoming . But, there will also be more affordable and possibly more advanced VR headsets, too.
A variety of Microsoft-compatible VR devices from Acer, Lenovo, Dell, HP and Asus were teased and one was even briefly demoed onstage. According to Microsoft, these headsets will also feature inside-out tracking, a technical term for being able to track movement in space without desk- or wall-mounted sensors. Much like , you'll be able to wear these headsets and not set anything else up.
Inside-out tracking technology isn't available in the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift or PlayStation VR yet. Even more surprisingly, these accessories (or headsets) will start as low as $299 (about £250 or AU$400). The Oculus Rift, by comparison, costs $600.
This is a developing story.