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Google's Next Daydream VR Headset: A Stand-Alone Model

Google's vice president of virtual reality has revealed the company's latest headset

But you won't be putting your smartphone in this model — it's stand-alone, which means there are no cords, no wires and no additional devices required. 

The next version of Google's Daydream headsets will also have motion tracking ability, called WorldSense. That gives the wearer the ability to move within the virtual space the headset created, rather than just looking around. 

That could compete with upcoming stand-alone headsets from industry giants like Oculus.

SEE MORE: Samsung Just Scored A Major Win In Its Patent Battle With Apple

Google's latest Daydream is projected to cost in the mid-hundreds, cheaper than existing models that use a high-powered PC in place of a smartphone. It's partnering with HTC and Lenovo.


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