The Industries That Will Want Google's New Goggles Most
VR is growing up.
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.
The term virtual reality is bandied about a lot. But with the exception of a few bulky, expensive headsets, most VR devices just use your phone's screen and processor -- and they don't let you do much more than passively watch 360-degree video.
Google's Daydream View VR is different: It's the first phone-based headset to let you do stuff. The gadget wirelessly syncs with the new Google Pixel smartphone (the only compatible device for now) to a Wii-like controller to create a virtual extension of your hand. Use it to move through Google Street View, swing a simulated baseball bat and interact with virtual worlds.
Continue reading this article — and all of our other premium content with Entrepreneur+
For just $5, get access to a ton of exclusive content and resources that will help grow your entrepreneurial mindset. You’ll find:
- Exclusive content from our network of today’s leading CEOs and business strategists
- Receive our flagship Entrepreneur Magazine - free!
- No more ads, and get access to the Entrepreneur+ homepage
- Free E-books written by our staff and other industry thought leaders