Others, including the SamsungGear VR and Google's Daydream, are aimed at the wider audience of people who use smartphones.
Microsoft is jumpstarting its social VR effort by acquiring AltspaceVR and its remaining team.
Given its specs, this is clearly a premium headset - and quite likely the nicest one in the current mixed reality lineup.
The Korean electronics giant unveiled its Samsung HMD Odyssey at a Microsoft event in San Francisco on Tuesday. Now Microsoft has confirmed the headset indirectly before the official launch date. The Redmonder group had put the base of the new headset online, although it should have been online before the event started. It stands out because it has dual-OLED displays, each with a higher 1400 x 1400 resolution and 110-degree field-of-view. The headset also features integrated AKG headphones with support for 360-degree spatial audio, giving it another leg up on the competition.
Ex-Porsche executive arrested in Audi emissions probe
Volkswagen said on September 29 it was increasing provisions related to its Dieselgate scandal by 2.5 billion euros. VW first admitted in September 2015 that it had used illegal software to cheat USA emissions tests.
But the $3,000 device, much costlier than mainstream VR headsets that sell for less than $1,000, has been limited to niche applications.
Lenovo, HP, Dell, Acer, and ASUS already jumped on the Windows Mixed Reality hype train, but there's another big name entering the fray today: Samsung. The headsets release on October 17. This could potentially make a huge difference in the quality of the Windows Mixed Reality experience for two reasons.
If you feel like the design of this headset rings a bell - you're not alone.
The company also has its own hardware, but that hasn't been on display recently. You'll be able to download apps in the Microsoft Store to use with these MR headsets, and Microsoft is promising a number of VR games - including Minecraft - will be available. It costs $499 with bundled motion controllers.
The Los Angeles Rams suffered the worst attendance drop in the National Football League since 1993, according to FiveThirtyEight . Todd Gurley scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 53-yard catch-and-run, and Greg Zuerlein kicked a career-high seven field goals.
The coroner's report contradicts statements made by the United States student's parents in a TV interview with Fox on Tuesday. Sammarco said she agreed with UC Health system doctors who treated Warmbier and said they found no evidence of botulism.
One said refunds to those concerned about the anthem protests were only offered to subscribers with certain offers or plans. DirectTV is the host network for NFL Sunday Ticket , a service that allows customers to view each NFL game live.
Yosemite remained open after Wednesday's rock fall , and other activities throughout the park were not affected, rangers said. During the cataclysm, the mountain climber who was on the mountain of El Caftan fell down together with piece of rock.
Kelly quickly replied, "One of the things people think about you when they look at you is how awesome you look". Fonda stared at Kelly and then answered: "We really want to talk about that right now?" Kelly did not budge.
That includes new enforcement for suspicious logons and tweets, and reducing the amount of time suspect accounts remain visible. The adverts appear to be aimed at sowing political unrest and manipulate US voters during the presidential election.
Edmonton police released grainy footage of a auto ramming a crowd control barricade with a uniformed officer standing beside it. Officers say the driver intentionally swerved the van off the main road to mount the footpath, where he hit four pedestrians.
David Warner and Aaron Finch have started to their open their shoulders after being watchful in the first two overs. He was the third highest run-getter in the series for the home side and was the second-highest six-hitter overall.
The dollar met with "heavy profit-taking pressure" around ¥112.50, an official at a major Japanese bank said. This "may seem normal in Japan but from overseas , it is hard to understand", Yora told AFP .
The lack of electricity has also hugely impacted Puerto Rico's clean water supply, and many areas now have no/very limited access. John McCain , R-Ariz., in a tweet , noted that the administration "has finally waived" the Jones Act.
Simone Lee led the Nittany Lions with 22 kills, while Haleigh Washington and Ali Frantti chipped in 12 and 10 kills respectively. Until the final 96 seconds, when McSorley, Barkley and Johnson saved the day with a memorable scoring drive.
Bangladesh: Myanmar proposes Rohingya refugee return
The Rohingya, a Muslim minority, do not qualify for Myanmar citizenship even though many have lived there for generations. Border security officials in Bangladesh say they were not involved with Myanmar's decision to strengthen its border.
Thunder's Westbrook signs $205M deal
Keeping Westbrook was crucial to the Thunder's chances of remaining competitive in the Western Conference. The person spoke Friday on condition of anonymity because the team had not disclosed the deal.
The SNES Classic Launch Seems To Be Going OK
If you remember playing the SNES in your childhood, the infuriatingly short controller cords were always an issue. Nintendo launched the Super Nintendo Classic Edition, a complete modern-day remake of the groundbreaking system .
Cubs beat Cardinals to clinch NL Central title
Milwaukee began the day one game ahead of the Cardinals , with a Thursday afternoon game being played at home against Cincinnati. Kris Bryant leads the Cubs with 161 hits and 73 RBI while Anthony Rizzo and Javier Baez have combined for 283 hits and 184 RBI.