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Chinese Company Announces FiresVR Contender To Samsung Gear VR

FiresVR, a Chinese organization making its own VR stage, reported for the current week that it has dispatched a cell phone based VR headset like Samsung’s Gear VR. Dev packs will transport in Quarter 1 and retail equipment is normal in Quarter 2. FiresVR said that the JiDome-1 is the first Chinese organization to dispatch an item like the Gear VR.


Other VR items accessible in China are changed renditions of Google’s Cardboard viewer. FiresVR’s JiDome-1 VR headset offers comparable characteristics with Samsung’s Gear VR HMD, for example, catches to connect with VR encounters and constructed in pivot gyrator and closeness sensors.

FiresVR said the JiDome-1 headset additionally incorporates dynamic cooling to keep your telephone from overheating. Not at all like the Gear VR, which is constrained to the four current Samsung telephones, FiresVR said the JiDome-1 acknowledges different Android telephones from distinctive producers.

FiresVR said that telephones require GPUs that backing OPENGL ES3.0 and execution in any event in the same class as Qualcomm’s Adreno 310 observed in the (Snapdragon 801) to be perfect. The organization said that around 30 percent of presently accessible Android telephones will work with the JiDome-1. The present cycle of the JiDome-1 is not intended to be a purchaser item.

FiresVR said this first discharge is implied for engineers. It’ll be accessible to designers in the first quarter of 2016 for RMB199 roughly USD$30 and will incorporate a Unity-based SDK for creating applications and diversions.

FiresVR hopes to dispatch the buyer release of the JiDome-1 in the second quarter of the year yet it has not declared retail evaluating yet. FiresVR said it has not yet finished concurrences with any cell phone makers but rather it would like to work with makes other than Samsung to offer more VR items for sale to the public.