Samsung planning more VR headsets

"Not necessarily working with our mobile phone"

By Rachel Weber.Published Wednesday 27th April 2016, 11:42pm GMT

After finding success with the GearVR Samsung plans to extend its line of virtual reality devices, the company announced today.

"We are working on wireless and dedicated VR devices, not necessarily working with our mobile phone," head of R&D for software and services Injong Rhee told attendees to the Samsung developer conference today, as reported by Variety.

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Rhee specifically mentioned hand and gesture tracking but also neglected to mention a solid timeline for the product. "VR is amazing, but the industry is still at its infancy," he explained.

Samsung also announced that its new Gear 360 virtual reality camera would go on sale on April 29. The device can capture 3840x1920 high-resolution videos and 25.9MP photos.

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