Virtual and Mixed Reality is believed to be the future of entertainment. However, in the last few years, this industry is still having a trouble taking off in the mainstream market. A problem that Samsung would try to address with their new mixed reality headset.
The new Samsung HMD Odyssey+ will bring a slew of improvement over its predecessor from last year. With this new one, Samsung has developed a new Anti-Screen Door Effect technology, which eliminates the visible pixels by blurring them.
This new technology will help using the HMD Odyssey+ less nauseating as it removes the pixelation in the graphics that your seeing. Speaking of which, this new device comes with a 3.5-inch AMOLED screen on each eyepiece, which can also provide good colors and deep contrasts.
Each eye boxes are now much wider at 146mm and comes with an anti-fog padding to make it more comfortable to wear.
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As for the audio, the Samsung HMD Odyssey+ still uses the 360-degree surround sound AKG speakers with two built-in microphones. There’s also an HDMI 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports for you to connect with your gaming PC.
The Samsung HMD Odyssey+ will ship with two motion controllers for a price of USD499.99 (~Php26,800). As of the moment, the device is only available in the United States via Samsung’s official website and the Microsoft store. Samsung said that it will be available in other markets very soon.