Announcing the Xiaomi Mi Drone, the CEO of the Chinese company has rapidly approached the subject of virtual reality. Xiaomi would work well on a product of VR, which come out in a few months.
Yesterday, Lei Jun and Hugo Barra revealed the Mi Drone, the first quadricopter of Xiaomi. With rather high-end features and a floor price, Xiaomi hopes to overshadow the industry heavyweights, even if the product is currently available only in China. Virtual reality is an area where the Chinese company will also launch, since at the event ad the Drone Mi, Lei Jun said a product of VR would be released in August or September, without further detail.
We therefore expect a virtual reality helmet, but one wonders if he will stand alone as the HTC Vive or Oculus Rift, with its own screen, or if it will need to be connected to a smartphone, to the image of a Gear VR Samsung or Google Cardboard.
In addition to virtual reality and drones, the R & D branch of Xiaomi also working on the world of robotics, but nothing is known about it yet. In recent years, Xiaomi has become a small manufacturer of smartphone to a large company that offers products in many different worlds is because both TV as air purifiers, headsets, cameras as the action Yi 4K, surveillance cameras or a Segway connected following the acquisition of Segway.
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