IT Home News Aug. 6 Millet previously worked with Facebook to develop a $200 stand-alone VR device using Oculus Go and Millet Mi VR brands. Now there is news that millet has disbanded the entire Mi VR/Go development team.
Xiaomi disbanded the entire Mi VR/Go development team, including 12 employees who were originally responsible for maintaining and developing the platform, according to the VR blog The Ghost Howls, which said the news came from a
Although Facebook did not comment on the business decisions of its partners, it said Oculus Go was still being produced and sold.
The report also said that Xiaomi disbanded Xiaomi's VR team for several reasons, including
According to foreign media, Oculus Go and MiVR could be said to have reached a dead end before the news was released. The two headsets, released last year, are a breakthrough alternative to independent VR hardware, somewhere between high-end PC headsets and low-end smartphone-dependent VR accessories. But to reach entry prices below $200, they use older smartphone components and three-degree-of-freedom (3DoF) tracking, while Facebook openly developed a more advanced platform with updated components and six-degree-of-freedom tracking. This year, the device, Oculus Quest, was launched for $400.