Latest Samsung AR & VR news

Samsung's AR Emoji might be used for video chatting in the future
Samsung's AR Emoji might be used for video chatting in the future By Elyse Betters

It looks like Samsung had bigger plans for AR Emoji.The company recently launched AR Emoji with its latest devices. Initially, everyone figured Samsung... Read more

Is Samsung still making Galaxy Glass? New filing pops up with logo
Is Samsung still making Galaxy Glass? New filing pops up with logo By Elyse Betters

Not to be outdone by Apple's recent patent filing, Samsung has filed its own smart glasses-related trademark.Sure, the company has been rumoured to be... Read more

Samsung Windows Mixed Reality headset pictured in huge leak
Samsung Windows Mixed Reality headset pictured in huge leak By Elyse Betters

Samsung plans to dabble in Windows Mixed Reality, it seems.Microsoft is holding an event next week to showcase the future of its Windows Mixed Reality... Read more

Samsung will be streaming a live Coldplay concert in VR
Samsung will be streaming a live Coldplay concert in VR By Max Langridge

If you're a Coldplay fan, but haven't been able to get tickets to any of the concerts on the "A Head Full of Dreams" worldwide tour, then Samsung could... Read more

Samsung made a prototype of a standalone VR headset - see it here
Samsung made a prototype of a standalone VR headset - see it here By Elyse Betters

Forget about the Samsung Gear VR. Samsung is officially exploring standalone VR headsets.Samsung currently dabbles in the virtual reality headset space,... Read more

Samsung eyeing up next-gen Gear VR headset with high-resolution OLED screen
Samsung eyeing up next-gen Gear VR headset with high-resolution OLED screen By Max Langridge

Samsung could be looking to release a standalone virtual reality headset as part of its Gear VR range, or perhaps an entirely new family of products, that... Read more

New Samsung Gear VR is Galaxy S8 compatible, works with Samsung VR content
New Samsung Gear VR is Galaxy S8 compatible, works with Samsung VR content By Rik Henderson

Samsung's new Gear VR headset, as unveiled at Mobile World Congress a month ago, is compatible with the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+.The company revealed its... Read more

Samsung Odyssey is company's rival to Oculus Rift
Samsung Odyssey is company's rival to Oculus Rift By Rik Henderson

It has been thought for a while that, as well as refresh its Gear VR headset with a new USB-C model, Samsung is working on a standalone device to rival... Read more

Samsung Gear VR 2 tipped for Galaxy Note 7 launch
Samsung Gear VR 2 tipped for Galaxy Note 7 launch By Rik Henderson

It is widely believed that Samsung will unveil the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone at the beginning of next month, with 2 August the date commonly mentioned.... Read more

Samsung Gear VR getting its own gamepad? Clips into headset when not in use
Samsung Gear VR getting its own gamepad? Clips into headset when not in use By Luke Edwards

The Samsung Gear VR might be a surprisingly capable virtual reality headset, for the price, but controls are limited. This issue appears to be something... Read more

Samsung Gear VR 2 could work without needing a phone
Samsung Gear VR 2 could work without needing a phone By Rik Henderson

Samsung has confirmed that it is working on a virtual reality headset that won't need a phone to provide the screen. It could even be completely self-contained,... Read more

Samsung contact lens displays will put AR video and cameras in your eyes
Samsung contact lens displays will put AR video and cameras in your eyes By Luke Edwards

The ultimate goal of augmented reality is to seamlessly blend the real world and the virtual, which is done best without a headset. Now Samsung has won... Read more

Samsung: Gear VR is just the beginning, future virtual reality headsets planned
Samsung: Gear VR is just the beginning, future virtual reality headsets planned By Rik Henderson

Samsung has told Pocket-lint that it will continue its investment in and commitment to virtual reality as it believes that it become "the future of how... Read more

Samsung Entrim 4D VR uses nerve signals to make you feel you're really flying
Samsung Entrim 4D VR uses nerve signals to make you feel you're really flying By Luke Edwards

While 2016 is the year of virtual reality Samsung is already setting its sights higher for the future with a full 4D VR experience it calls Entrim.Coming... Read more

Get a free Gear VR with your Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 edge
Get a free Gear VR with your Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 edge By Stuart Miles

Samsung has announced that customers who order a Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge will get a free Gear VR headset worth £79.99.The offer which will... Read more

Flickr VR app for Gear VR lets you jump into 360-degree immersive photos
Flickr VR app for Gear VR lets you jump into 360-degree immersive photos By Elyse Betters

Flickr has let people upload 360-degree photos for awhile now, but now it allows anyone to totally immerse themselves in them.That's right. Starting today,... Read more

This new Gear VR headset from Samsung and Oculus will arrive in November for $99
This new Gear VR headset from Samsung and Oculus will arrive in November for $99 By Elyse Betters

In less than two months, you'll be able to buy a new and affordable virtual reality headset made by both Facebook-owned Oculus VR and Samsung.Peter Koo,... Read more

Want to try Samsung Gear VR? Best check into the London Marriott Park Lane hotel to try VRoom Service
Want to try Samsung Gear VR? Best check into the London Marriott Park Lane hotel to try VRoom Service By Mike Lowe

You know hotels: a bit of room service, maybe a choccie on the pillow case. But Marriott is a brand looking to go one better with its entertainment, now... Read more

Never feel trapped on a flight again: Quantas adds Samsung Gear VR to its planes
Never feel trapped on a flight again: Quantas adds Samsung Gear VR to its planes By Luke Edwards

One of the best places to escape the confines of reality is probably on a flight. So rather ideally Quantas flights between Australia and the US will... Read more

Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition launches in the US for $199, can buy starting today
Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition launches in the US for $199, can buy starting today By Elyse Betters

Samsung has launched its Gear VR Innovator Edition in the US.The device, which was built in partnership with Oculus, works with a Galaxy Note 4 phone to... Read more

Land's End is a new game from Monument Valley developer coming to Samsung Gear VR, watch trailer here
Land's End is a new game from Monument Valley developer coming to Samsung Gear VR, watch trailer here By Elyse Betters

The studio behind Monument Valley is working on another game, but it'll launch for the Samsung Gear VR headset rather than Apple's iPad.British studio... Read more

Samsung Gear VR headset announced at IFA 2014
Samsung Gear VR headset announced at IFA 2014 By Luke Edwards

Samsung has just announced it Gear VR headset at its Unpacked 2 event from IFA 2014. This is Samsung's version of the Oculus Rift headset or Sony's Morpheus... Read more

Here's Samsung VR headset in a leaked photo, could debut next month
Here's Samsung VR headset in a leaked photo, could debut next month By Elyse Betters

Samsung is working on a virtual reality headset codenamed Project Moonlight, and that headset has just been revealed through a newly leaked image. The... Read more

Here's a first look at Samsung Gear VR headset, and it works a lot like Cardboard
Here's a first look at Samsung Gear VR headset, and it works a lot like Cardboard By Elyse Betters

Samsung's upcoming virtual reality headset is an Oculus Rift-looking device that functions sort of like Google Cardboard, according to a newly leaked image.Reports... Read more

Samsung working with Oculus on own-brand virtual reality headset
Samsung working with Oculus on own-brand virtual reality headset By Rik Henderson

A week ago it was revealed that Samsung is working on its own virtual reality headset to rival products such as Sony's Project Morpheus and the Oculus... Read more

Samsung 'Galaxy Glass' wants to turn your hands into an augmented reality keyboard
Samsung 'Galaxy Glass' wants to turn your hands into an augmented reality keyboard By Luke Edwards

Samsung appears to be working on an augmented reality keyboard that virtually projects letters on to a user's fingers for typing. This not only reveals... Read more

Samsung ‘Galaxy Glass’ said to launch in September
Samsung ‘Galaxy Glass’ said to launch in September By Jake Smith

Samsung plans to launch "Galaxy Glass" smart glasses at the IFA trade show in September, according to Korea Times.The functionality of Galaxy Glass sounds... Read more

Samsung patent tips Google Glass competitor
Samsung patent tips Google Glass competitor By Jake Smith

Samsung may be gearing up with a rival to Google Glass, if a patent filing with Korean authorities eventually comes to market. The filing was first spotted... Read more