Samsung joins the world of Mixed Reality. The South Koreans already have the Gear VR headset. Now the HMD Odyssey arrives, this high-end Mixed Reality headset works with Windows PCs, instead of your smartphone. The Samsung HMD Odyssey is the most advanced Mixed Reality headset currently available.
Samsung Odyssey headset
Samsung head mounted display delivers premium virtual reality experience. New VR headset enables superior picture quality and the highest resolution display taking consumers to entirely new virtual limits.
With two 3.5-inch AMOLED displays, the Mixed Reality headset delivers more vibrant colors, and deeper blacks, providing crisper, more lifelike images. The 110-degree field of view allows users to discover paramount virtual experiences around them.
The Samsung HMD Odyssey comes with integrated AKG headphones and array mics for voice commands, as well as two motion controllers. When it comes to sound quality, the Samsung HMD Odyssey comes with 360° Spatial Sound, providing users with complete surround sound experience. Users can also talk with other gamers, without having to remove the headset, using the fitted array mic.
The Samsung Odyssey is a high performing VR headset, which like all of our products, delivers meaningful innovation to our consumers’ lives. Designed in partnership with Microsoft, the Samsung HMD Odyssey transports consumers to the next frontier of Windows Mixed Reality, which introduces to them to a new, industry leading virtual reality experience, said YG Choi, Senior Vice President of PC Business Team, Samsung Electronics.
Windows Mixed Reality experience
The Windows-based Mixed Reality experience with the Samsung HMD Odyssey headset has been designed to give users the very best experience right out of the box. Unlike other head mounted displays, you do not need to install any extra motion sensors – simply connect to your personal computer and get started.
We’re excited to welcome the Samsung HMD Odyssey to the Windows Mixed Reality family of electronic devices. This is an amazing product and another important step for the mixed reality journey we are on at Microsoft. With the Samsung HMD Odyssey, the engineering team at Samsung Electronics has developed a Windows Mixed Reality headset that will delight our fans looking to immersive themselves in the world of mixed reality this holiday, said Alex Kipman, Technical Fellow at Microsoft.
With inside-out position tracking, users are not restricted to a limited space during their virtual reality experience. For a more immersive experience, Samsung HMD Odyssey comes with a Six Degrees of Freedom (6-DOF) high-precision sensor allowing for intuitive and natural movements.
With an adjustable control wheel, the Samsung Odyssey Mixed Reality headset is designed to provide a comfortable fit.