Oculus Quest 2 still too heavy? This Steam VR headset is four times lighter

Virtual reality developer Bigscreen is expanding into hardware by revealing its self-proclaimed “world’s smallest VR headset,” the Beyond. That title isn’t totally without merit, either.

The Beyond (opens in new tab) is about 5.6 inches long, two inches wide, and clocks in at a little over four ounces barring any added accessories. For comparison’s sake, the Oculus Quest 2, another lightweight VR headset, weighs nearly four times as much at 17.7 ounces. Company CEO Darshan Shankar told TechCrunch that, as technology improved, VR headsets became bigger and bulkier. Heavier devices can lead to neck strain restricting user movement and impacting gameplay.  So Bigscreen decided to go the opposite route by creating a more comfortable, compact machine. Granted, it achieves some of this weight loss by offloading batteries and some components to the connected PC.

Source: www.techradar.com