The company has announced its first Windows Mixed Reality headset that will be available within the year in Brazil, China, Hong Kong and Korea. The other MR headsets can also be pre-ordered now and they will be available on October 17.
YG Choi, Senior Vice President of PC Business Team, Samsung Electronics stated that "The Samsung HMD Odyssey is a high performing headset created to provide the most immersive Windows Mixed Reality experience".
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Microsoft believes that mixed reality will change the modern workspace and it has brought AltspaceVR onboard to make that a reality. If the listing is anything to go by, Samsung's Odyssey Mixed Reality headset will cost $500 and will be released on November 6th. AltSpace is now officially a part of Microsoft and helps provide all sorts of content ranging from virtual reality meetups to comedy shows and more, Microsoft said.
The displays on the Odyssey use the same technology found in Samsung's crisp AMOLED smartphones. The 110-degree field of view allows users to discover paramount virtual experiences around them.
This is quite a different beast than Samsung's Gear VR, which is powered by Oculus and requires a Galaxy smartphone. But most of all, we can't wait for you to take the Samsung HMD Odyssey out for a spin, and see it for yourself. Other HMD Odyssey features include inside-out tracking, a built-in microphone and motion controls for navigating your way through merged reality. Developers are now going to get access to the Windows Mixed Reality SteamVR preview to test out their apps, with consumer access coming closer to the holiday season.