Daydream VR


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Daydream VR

Google's virtual reality platform that uses a Daydream-compliant Android smartphone as the processor and display. Introduced in 2016, the first device that supported Daydream was Google's Pixel phone. See Google Cardboard, Pixel phone and virtual reality.


Daydream View Headset
Available in three colors, the headset is lightweight, and the part that touches the face is removable for hand washing. The one-handed controller supports motion, tracking and volume. (Image courtesy of Google Inc.)
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