Vive to Build Premium Standalone Headset for the Daydream Platform

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At the recently held Google I/O conference, Google announced that the Daydream platform is expanding to support a new category of VR devices; standalone headsets. They don’t need a phone or PC to power them, and they’re easy to use, comfortable, and immersive. Everything you need for the best portable VR is built right into the headset.

Moreover, Vive will now be building one of the first standalone headsets for the Daydream platform, to come later this year.  Vive has been working closely with developers and consumers to define the best VR experiences over the past few years, and are perfectly positioned to deliver the most premium standalone headset and user experience.

“At VIVE, we believe Virtual Reality has the power to change lives. From storytellers and manufacturers to doctors and teachers, VR is impacting every part of society and sparking imagination like never before. Vive represents the best in VR experiences with our industry-leading PC-based solution, and we’re only at the very beginning of the journey,”

Vive’s standalone VR headset will provide a deeper and more immersive portable VR experience than ever before. More information on Vive’s standalone VR headset will be made available soon, but rest assured it will be simple, easy-to-use and with no cables to connect. Just pick it up, put it on and be fully immersed in your new reality.

If you’re a developer looking to get involved with Vive’s standalone headset or want the latest invites and updates on developer events, please register at


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