I had my doubts when China’s Dlodlo (pronounced “dwaw dwaw”) announced the V One, the world’s thinnest and lightest VR headset back in April.
It sounded too good to be true. At a press event in New York on Monday, I got a chance to try the V One headset on and I have to say it’s impressive. Magical, even.
Looking more like an odd pair of shades, the V One is an ultra-light headset when you compare it to the distinctively bulky shape that’s become the norm for VR headsets like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive and Samsung Gear VR. It’s a standalone headset, meaning you don’t need a separate device — a PC or a phone — to use it (the “brains” of the gadget are in an accompanying “processing unit” that’s about the size of an iPod touch). Read more…
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