Mobile VR headsets are some of the most popular vehicles for entering the virtual world. These headsets enable VR experiences powered by smartphones.
Each headset listed is compatible with IrisVR’s mobile app Scope, which comes for free with IrisVR Prospect and allows users to view and share 360° panoramas. These panoramas can be captured in Prospect or rendered with V-Ray, OctaneRender, Lumion, Corona Renderer, and other programs. Once rendered, panoramas can be uploaded into Scope and shared with others to be viewed online as well as in VR with any headset below, encouraging easy collaboration and seamless communication of your ideas. This encourages fast and easy collaboration between different teams and disciplines, including architects, engineers, and your construction team.
These are a few of our favorite mobile VR headsets:
Samsung Gear VR
The Samsung Gear VR offers easy entry into a virtual reality (VR) for anyone with a Samsung Galaxy Smartphone. Made with ease and comfort in mind, the lightweight design allows users to get lost in VR. A 101° field of view, built-in gyro-sensor, and accelerometer make for precise head tracking and smooth, stable experiences in VR.
The Google Cardboard makes virtual reality (VR) accessible to everyone. By simply mounting a smartphone into the foldable, cardboard headset, anyone can immerse themselves in virtual reality.
The Google Daydream is a comfortable, easy way to enter into virtual reality (VR) – all you need is a Google Pixel or other Daydream-ready phone. The headset comes with a controller that allows for realistic interaction in VR and is equipped with smart sensors for smooth tracking.
Google Daydream View
The Google Daydream View features a new design and improved features for an immersive VR experience. Still powered by your mobile phone, the Daydream View is light and comfortable and features several other upgrades for users.