A virtual reality headset accessory for Samsung smartphones. Introduced in 2014 initially for the Galaxy Note 4; the smartphone snaps into the headset. Developed with Oculus VR, the company that makes the Oculus Rift headset, the Gear VR provides a 96 degree panoramic view for movies and games and includes focal adjustments for nearsighted and farsighted people. It connects to the Note 4 via MicroUSB. See Oculus Rift and Galaxy Note.