Meet the VR ONE by ZEISS: a virtual reality headset for your phone. Unlike a few other virtual reality headsets that we have seen, the VR One is quite affordable at $100. It can handle smartphones (iOS or Android) with a display between 4.7 inches and 5.2 inches. VR One’s internal lenses and your phone’s camera combine to provide you with augmented reality and virtual reality experiences.
The device is capable of handling the iPhone 6 and Galaxy S5 phones. Here is what you need to know about it:
- ZEISS precision lenses
- supports phones between 4.7 and 5.2 inches
- see-through front shield for augmented reality apps
- works with your eyeglasses
- 100° field of view
- access to the smartphone audio and charging connectors
- ventilation openings to ease airflow and avoid fogging of lenses
- internal tracking by smartphone sensors
- support 3D pictures & videos
- open Source SDK for Unity 3D
- 2 Apps (VR ONE Media, VR ONE AR)
The VR One headset is available for $99 at the time of this writing.