Dusun Announces Handheld Controller for Mobile Virtual Reality

Dusun Electron Ltd. is announcing its new Virtual Reality (VR) based handheld controller for mobile phones that are uniquely designed to explore VR environments in 3D space by pointing, clicking on objects and navigating menus. This VR controller features a touchpad and a nine-axis motion sensing based gyroscope, compass and accelerometer sensors to control the VR headset via Bluetooth low energy wireless communications. This VR controller supports the latest commercially available Android-based and Apple smartphones in the market to play mobile VR applications with a wearable headset.

Dusun’s VR controller enables Beijing Baofeng Mojing Technologies, the worldwide leading VR company focused on mobile platform, to deliver high quality VR. With this VR controller and Baofeng’s App, one can use a wearable headset with a phone to easily navigate VR applications in 3D space and watch videos and play immersive games to truly embrace the VR experience. “We are pleased to use Dusun’s VR controller with our mobile VR platform to give users the best VR experience with high accuracy and stability,” said Xin Wang, New Product Development Manager of Baofeng.

Dusun’s VR controller incorporates highly accurate 9-axis sensor fusion software to deliver a high performance and quality VR motion controller.The device extracts data from gyroscope and accelerometer sensors and produce application-ready outputs to enable intuitive motion-controlled user experiences. Dusun’s VR controller consists of a limited number of key commands and a touchpad along with haptic feedback to interact with VR applications from the headset, such as select, menu viewing, return to home page, back to the previous screen, and volume control. The haptic feedback gives the user to play it as naturally as in the physical game. Additionally, a trigger button feature exists on the controller to perform select actions while viewing videos and playing games.

Dusun’s VR controller is designed with human factors and ergonomics in mind for users to intuitively interact to 3D objects and menus. Also offered is ultra-low power consumption with real-time voltage battery detection and low-voltage alarm and Over-the-Air (OTA) for software upgrades.

“According to the Sensor Tower data report, in the first quarter of 2017 alone, mobile VR software downloads across Google and Apple platforms totaled more than 85 million worldwide, a 205 percent year-over-year increase. Dusun is excited to offer an advanced and innovative VR controller highlighted with superior motion and immersive performance to support mobile VR,” said Benny Chan, Chief Executive Officer of Dusun.