In order to take on its competitors such as Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Gear from Samsung Google has devised a new idea of launching a Standalone high-end VR headset.
As Google is putting emphasis towards streamlined projects, according to a report the Alphabet owned company is diverting its resources towards the mobile VR initiative. More hardware companies are pushing the emerging tech as the Virtual Reality move is picking up the heat.
As per the previous report, the VR headset is not supposed to need a PC, smartphone or any kind of console to work but this concept has changed over time. The size of the new headset is not known as of now but the new project grew out of Google X with some 50 employees. The company is creating an operating System for the virtual reality which will not depend on Android mentioned a source.
Google announced a Virtual Reality platform known as Daydream as a part of Android N at the Google I/O conference in May. Though the company has given access to the developers to initiate the coding, the product is not going to come out until fall. The specs that work the best for VR experience is included in the Daydream. Google is also putting effort to build games and apps specific to the VR environment.