Virtual reality has become a popular thing nowadays. It will only a matter of time before this technology comes its way into kids toys. As a matter of fact, it may already have arrived with the likes of the new View-Master Deluxe VR Viewer making its way into kid’s hands.
The View-Master Deluxe VR Viewer is a new and upgraded version of the classic View-Master. It no longer works as the previous one. This time, the new version makes use of your smartphone to give kids a unique virtual reality experience on its new VR Viewer.
The View-Master Deluxe VR Viewer works similar to the Google Cardboard VR viewer. This sleek new eyepiece comes with a section inside where you can place and align your smartphone that will become the viewing display for the View-Master Deluxe VR Viewer. You then need to download the View-Master app in order to make it work.
Aside from the View-Master Deluxe VR Viewer, the set also comes with a starter kit for using the toy. Shaped like the classic view master circular slides, this new one does not require users to place it inside the VR Viewer. Instead, users only need to focus the viewer on the Preview Reel and virtual objects will suddenly hovering over the reel. It is also like an augmented reality experience where kids can interact with the object with the real world as the background. There are a number of Preview Reel titles available for kids to enjoy an immersive virtual reality experience with the View-Master Deluxe VR Viewer. Users can also plug in headphones in order to add some immersive audio into their VR experience. The View-Master Deluxe VR Viewer is ideal for kids from 7 years old and above. It is available at Mattel for $40.
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