FXGear Introduces New NOON VR+ Mobile VR Headset, Adds Wireless PC Streaming
FXGear Inc., an industry-leading AR and VR technology enterprise operating with headquarters in Seoul, S. Korea, announced today the release of their NOON VR+ mobile virtual reality headset. NOON VR+ is the next generation of the company's popular NOON VR headset, currently available at BestBuy and Amazon in the US and Canada.
First launched in 2015, the NOON VR headset was well received for its lightweight and compact design that also offered wide compatibility with iPhones, at a time when competitive headsets only supported Android devices. NOON VR app's advanced rendering technology, able to display up to 11k resolution VR experiences, and its intuitive tap UX also helped to differentiate it from other mobile VR headsets in the market. NOON VR+ improves on many design factors to provide users with a better VR experience including eye protection, improved fit, and increased convenience.
The new NOON VR+ headset addresses feedback from thousands of NOON VR customers to meet the demands of everyday use and the most highly requested features. We are excited to share with our community the next generation of immersive virtual reality through mobile devices.
“The new NOON VR+ headset addresses feedback from thousands of NOON VR customers to meet the demands of everyday use and the most highly requested features. We are excited to share with our community the next generation of immersive virtual reality through mobile devices,” said Kwang-Jin Choi, CEO of FXGear. “As a leading Korean AR/VR company working to advance both hardware and software, we are dedicated to spreading a superior mobile VR experience.”
NOON VR+ includes the lightweight design and 95° viewing angle of the first NOON VR, but now incorporates advanced BluTech lenses to block harmful light rays while reducing eye fatigue, along with a much more luxurious face padding experience. This new material is more breathable for extended use, easy to clean, and entirely replaceable. The outer cover has also been reconfigured from a detachable style to a fully integrated design. This change enhances the convenience of detaching and attaching the smartphone while protecting the lenses from dust and scratches when not in use.
NOON VR+ includes an activation code for the NOON VR App, the only VR app that provides an intuitive tap-based interface allowing users to change video contents and settings without removing their headset. Along with its long list of in-house produced content and user-uploaded videos, the NOON VR app enables users to watch their own 2D videos on a virtual IMAX-like, theater-sized screen.
The NOON VR app also recently launched the NOON VR REMOTE feature. After a quick installation of the NOON VR REMOTE software on a PC, users can wirelessly stream their PC screen directly to the NOON VR+ headset. With configurable settings for flat 2D, 180°, 360°, top/bottom, and left/right arranged experiences, users can define the perfect settings for whatever contents they want to experience.
FXGear's first generation NOON VR headset was recognized by BestBuy for its “superior technology and product excellence” and has earned the European CE (European Integrated Safety Certification) certification in March of 2015.
NOON VR+ will be available for purchase in-stores and online starting at the end of January 2017. For more information about NOON VR+ and the NOON VR app, please visit www.noonvr.com.
Founded in 2004, FXGear Inc. is an augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technology company founded by computer graphics experts. Based on their decade long experience of introducing cutting-edge computer graphics software solutions to the visual effects, game, and mobile industries, FXGear has produced distinguished AR/VR products and services including FXMirror, a virtual fitting solution, and NOON VR, a virtual reality headset and mobile contents platform app. FXGear has acquired more than 55 patents and has delivered technology to fashion retailers, major motion picture studios and universities.