VR hype focuses on displays, while VR controls differentiate devices

At Google I/O 2016 (Google's annual developer conference), Google announced Daydream, a new virtual reality (VR) platform. Compared with its predecessor, Google Cardboard, Daydream still needs a smartphone for display and head tracking, but has better operating system level software support from ...

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