Samsung Internet for Gear VR is web browsing in virtual reality
The Gear VR’s browser gives easy access to all the tabs open by placing them on one side and takes dictation for easy navigation. It also keeps a separate record of all the 360-degree videos.tech Updated: Apr 05, 2016 15:31 IST
Samsung’s Gear VR will let you browse WebVR compliant websites in virtual reality. You put on the Gear VR headset and the browser splits int three sections -- menu, options and content at the centre.
The browser also lets you watch 360-degree videos and pictures while being completely immersed in the browser.
The interface give you easy access to all the tabs open by placing them on one side and takes dictation from your voice for easy navigation. It also keeps a separate record of all the 360-degree videos.
The browser is the result of a collaboration with Samsung. On releasing the release of the stable app, Mozilla posted, “Last week at Samsung we released our VR Browser - Samsung Internet for GearVR 1.0 (out of Beta) - with added functionality including improved VR video support and integration with our mobile browser which lets you easily transition from a mobile experience into an immersive GearVR experience.”
First Published: Apr 05, 2016 15:31 IST