Earlier last year, there were reports that Google is working on a standalone VR headset (one that doesn't rely on a smartphone, PC, or a gaming console to function). However, later in 2016, there were rumors that the project has been scrapped.
But looks like the project is pretty much alive as a new report is suggesting the Mountain View, California-based company is likely to unveil the headset at this year's I/O conference, which is set for May 17-19.
Unlike Facebook’s Oculus Rift headset and other similar offerings by company's like Sony and HTC, Google's headset comes with on-board sensors for what's known as "inside-out positional tracking." That means there'll be no external hardware, making setup easier.
There's currently no information on what OS the device would run. It could well be Android, but earlier reports have said the headset would make use of a brand new operating system.
Android Q isn't soon, it'll happen in 2019. Secondly, What you're talking about is what Samsung did with tizen and bada or Nokia did with meego and meago. It's a hit or miss case, plus, OEMs and consumers won't jump to a newer os overnight. So the...
That seems way too soon. But I think Google will keep Fuchia and Android somewhat seperate: New phones will launch with either Fuchia or Android before we completely switch over, and apps will easily be repacked for Fuchia using Dart (which is cross ...
Google already implanted moduler system in Android O, so we can expect magenta kernel or no Linux in Android P and entire fuchsia in Android Q.