A report from Sam blog claims, Samsung is working on a new feature for their Gear VR headset. One of them is reportedly called to be Kid’s mode. As for now, nothing is known further about the features. But the name itself suggests this new feature targets the kids.
New kid’s mode in Gear VR:
We speculate this kids mode enhance the VR experience for kids by curating the appropriate content. Also, this mode is expected to come with parental controls which allows the users restrict the usage time of their children alongside keeping an eye on the content they are watching.
We are not sure when this feature will debut to the Gear VR, perhaps only Samsung knows this. All we should do now is to wait for an Official announcement.
Gear VR is one of most sold VR headsets in the country priced at INR 7200($99). Samsung aims to make it more noticeable by focusing on the kid’s platform. Children are the central consuming source for gaming and educational content on VR. Samsung is leaving no stone unturned to grab the future VR market. It has also announced support for Google Daydream for its flagships recently.