Samsung announces VR eyewear at IFA


Korean giant Samsung have announced the Gear VR, an augmented reality headset based on Oculus Rift’s technology.

The Samsung Gear VR is a hardware shell that you can slot a Galaxy Note 4 into, which turns it into a VR headset.The phone clips onto the front of the Gear VR headset, providing the display that would otherwise add substantially to the cost.

We’re still waiting for more information on pricing and release date but it looks impressive.