According to Clay Bavor, VP of VR at Google, the technology will require amazing mobile phones to run effectively. “We’ve actually worked with smartphone manufacturers to really understand what censors and displays and processors you need to have to make a smartphone amazing for virtual reality,” he says. The first phone which will embrace the technology looks to be the upcoming Android M, for which Google and Android have been working together to build ‘VR mode’. Daydream will also employ a purpose-built headset, which is paired with a controller, that is “really powerful, really expressive, but also really intuitive so that any normal person can pick it up and immediately get how to use it,” says Bavor. Get the full story at The Wall Street Journal and Forbes