While some might have been expecting or hoping for a standalone Daydream headset to be priced somewhere in the middle of the already available Daydream View and more expensive PC-based virtual reality offerings, it seems that won't be the case. Most notably, Daydream, Google's VR platform, will soon support a new category of standalone VR headsets with partners HTC and Lenovo. That means it can track headset movements in space, without the need for an external sensor. Qualcomm is working on a "reference design" for the generalized platform, while HTC and Lenovo will have the first consumer units ready for later in 2017. The tracking system, called WorldSense, has 6 degrees-of-freedom so users can move about freely instead of more limited platforms like Cardboard and Daydream which only allow users to look around from a fixed point. The company will have an even tougher time with standalone headsets, given that Oculus and Vive have big game developers behind them, which Google will have to win over if its VR strategy is to succeed.
To improve the user interface, Google is adding a new dashboard in virtual reality that adds quick access to settings (like switching Wi-Fi networks) and notifications. Unlike its Daydream headsets, which are powered by a phone, this devices is all self-contained. This is enabled by sensors on the outside of the device, aiming to help you feel like you're actually in the virtual world. Google also shared a small tidbit: Developers have built "more than 150 apps" for Daydream so far. At Google I/O 2017, which is now happening in Mountain View, California, the company said it is working with HTC and Lenovo on a standalone VR headset, complete with position tracking.
This time past year, Google introduced Daydream, a VR platform for Android devices that was built right into Android Nougat and supported by Google's own viewer hardware, the Daydream View.
The first three major systems all launched for the first time past year - HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR.
The Google I/O 2017 is now happening in Mountain View, California and has already racked up more than its fair share of eyebrows.
The requests by USA intelligence officials cast doubt on the assertion by the president's aides that the sharing was appropriate. President Donald Trump meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington .
Ms Blumin owned the plane through a consulting company, according to New York State and aviation records. Also on board were Blumin's 3 and 4 year-old sons, as well as Nathan Ulrich , a New Hampshire inventor.
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And for Indiana's Paul George and Utah's Gordon Hayward, a chance at signing contracts exceeding $200 million this summer is gone. I mean, they definitely showed a few bodies that was aggressive on me, but that's nothing I haven't seen this whole year.
He said employers now had a significant amount of bargaining power over prospective and existing staff when it came to pay rises. That was less than half the wage growth rate workers enjoyed a decade ago when a mining boom boosted pay across Australia.
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But in between came a properly enjoyable race which highlighted how much better F1 is with a resurgent Ferrari. He blocked me, in the end I managed to get past, but by then I had lost an terrible lot of time.
Leicester, who won the title last season, are now 11th with two games left and end their season at home to Bournemouth, in tenth. Simon Mignolet has kept three clean sheets in a row, and I think he'll add another on Sunday. "Now it is better".
Peter Salama, the WHO Executive Director for Health and Emergencies Programmes, speaking to the press in Geneva . The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States is also sending a renowned Ebola expert, Dr.
Horgan holds hope he will be BC premier
Horgan was asked for his response to the Vancouver Sun and other major publications' endorsements for the B.C. An erroneous story appeared on a TV station website that described Weaver as preferring to work with the B.C.
Union chief Len McCluskey sets low bar for Labour
Kezia Dugdale has rejected the view of union boss Len McCluskey, who said he can not see Labour winning the General Election . If Labour were to win 200 seats, that would represent its worst result since 1935.
Wisconsin and Oklahoma governors to tour damage
The storm also knocked out telephone service into and out of the city, while school officials have canceled classes for Wednesday. Also, a tornado struck a rural area in western Oklahoma, leaving damage in its wake but no immediate reports of injuries.