Google’s annual I/O conference kicks off tomorrow and we’re expecting VR to be a major part of the event. Here’s a look at everything we know and what we expect to see from Google’s virtual reality initiatives.
Android N Bakes in VR
Android was built as an operating system for more phones, not for VR headsets. The latency between input and response that’s acceptable for tapping and swiping is far removed from the sub-20ms threshold required for a great VR experience. Keeping latency low between a user’s head movement and the corresponding movement on the headset’s display is absolutely critical.