Samsung has announced the launch of a new web browser for their Samsung Gear VR headset, the app is called Samsung Internet for Gear VR.
The app is designed to let you browse the web without having to download content to your smartphone, and it will work with a range of Samsung devices.
“As a pioneer in the mobile VR industry, Samsung has continually worked to provide our users with a fully immersive mobile experience in the evolving world of virtual reality,” said Chan-Woo Park, Vice President of Product Strategy Team, IT & Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics. “As the demand for 360-degree, immersive video content rapidly rises – Samsung Internet for Gear VR further enriches the VR content ecosystem for our consumers, setting an industry standard for the VR viewing experience.”
Through the Internet for VR, users can directly enjoy a variety of on-line content by browsing the web. It supports both 360-degree and 3D video streaming, as well as any HTML5 video from the web, allowing users to enjoy video content in a fully immersive environment.
The new Samsung Internet for Gear VR is compatible with the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, S6 Edge+, Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy Note 4.
The Samsung Gear VR web browser app will be available to download from the Oculus Store from today, you can find out more information at the link below.