Samsung HMD Odyssey Goes Official: A Premium Windows Mixed Reality Headset

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Samsung HMD Odyssey Goes Official: A Premium Windows Mixed Reality Headset

If the listing is anything to go by, Samsung's Odyssey Mixed Reality headset will cost $500 and will be released on November 6th. Microsoft is banking heavily on the idea that Mixed Reality represents the next big paradigm shift in computing, in a world where Microsoft utterly failed to capitalize on the shift to mobile. "But most of all, we can't wait for you to take the Samsung HMD Odyssey out for a spin, and see it for yourself".

The VR suite is just like being in your own home, blanks walls ready to decorate and you can decorate as you wish.

An October 17 Microsoft event in San Francisco marks the release of a new version of Windows 10 that supports new virtual and augmented reality capabilities.

All that should mean you simply need to plug the headset in and you're ready to start enjoying a mixed reality experience, without the need to setup sensors in the room.

But the $3,000 device, much costlier than mainstream VR headsets that sell for less than $1,000, has been limited to niche applications. We've already seen similar products that the likes of Acer, Dell, Lenovo, ASUS, and others have been working on. Rs 33,000) and it will be available later this year in the US, China, Korea, Brazil and Hong Kong, with pre-orders beginning in the US only on October 3rd.

Microsoft are currently the only large tech company to fully embrace both VR and AR, this is great for the every day Windows user as they can now benefit from headsets specifically designed with Windows 10 in mind.

Most of the people raised a doubt whether it is of Virtual reality. In August, Redmond said, that in addition to games built for the Windows Mixed Reality APIs, games built for SteamVR would also be supported.

Touching on philosophy briefly, he proclaimed that, "Computers will empower us to renegotiate our very contract with reality", going on to reiterate the point by saying, "Our very sense of reality is set to be transformed". Halo Recruit isn't a game, it's just a short experience.

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