Samsung internet for gear VR version 4.2 introduces several new features to the VR web browser, including a change Background option, a file Explorer, and improved support for webVR 1.0.
The change Background feature functions exactly as it sounds, giving users the ability to change their virtual surrounding with images provided by OTOY, a cloud graphics company.
The file Explorer follows suit, letting you browse and view pictures and videos saved to your device or USB storage, using USB OTG support.
The Samsung internet web browser also feature voice recognition support, an on-screen keyboard, and Bluetooth device incorporation.
Overall, the new improvements should provide even further engagement with the Samsung branded VR HMD when browsing the internet and screening VR content.
Samsung internet for gear VR allows users to surf the web and enjoy videos and photos on a large, practical screen, just as if users were at the theatre.
In particular, it provides seamless integration and a continuous experience with Samsung internet for Android on Galaxy Smartphone’s by synchronising data.
Bookmarks and video history lists. Once users connect the Gear VR to a Smartphone with any web page or full screen video open in Samsung internet for android, users can freely and continuously stream the content using Samsung internet for Gear VR.
Additionally, with the File Explorer feature, users can effortlessly browse and view images and videos stored on their mobile device, or on USB storage through the USB OTG support feature.
Combine that functionality with voice recognition support, and an ability to integrate Bluetooth devices such as keywords, mice and game pads, and it’s never been easier to immerse oneself in the very best of the web.