Google strongly to enter the virtual reality market through the establishment of a new section of its own

Jan

14

2016

Established the company Google on Wednesday a new section specializing in the field of “virtual reality”, what appears to be a new push them to enter strongly to the market has become attracts many, so that they may assume Clay Baffour, who is responsible for the operation of product management team the company, the responsibility of the new arm of management.

The spokesman for Google, which has become a major company called “Olfabt” Alphabet, Joshua Cruz receipt Baffour new virtual reality department management, without providing further details in this regard.

It seems own personal overview Bklei Baffour on the micro-blogging site Twitter that Vice-President of VR department at Google.

Since Baffour vice president of product management, he oversees many of Google’s mission applications, including e-mail “Gmail” service, cloud storage “Google Drive”, and the service of documents “Google Docs”, according to Profile shows him on LinkedIn, the social network for business.

Google did not pay the utmost importance to the field of virtual reality during the last period, but it seems that things began to change.

The company had announced in May / May last for a partnership with the “GoPro”, a company that specializes in sports cameras industry, so as to develop display technology in 360-degree virtual reality, using a new technique developed by Google.

In November last, Google said that the participation of the famous site YouTube videos has become a virtual reality video support, allowing users to experience this technique by using their smart phones or glasses VR simple “card board” Cardboard developed by the company itself.

It is noteworthy that this step comes a few days after the declaration of virtual reality company “Ookolos”, which acquired by Facebook in 2014 in exchange for two billion dollars US, open pre demand for glasses “Rift” Rift door to be raised during the April / April next year at a price of 599 dollars.

The HTC company, which seeks to compensate for the decline in the smartphone market entry through strongly in VR promising market, has announced on Monday that it would open the door of the prior demand for glasses “Five” Vive on February 29 next, without specifying the price scheduled.

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