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Definition: AR/VR headset


(Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality headset) A head-worn apparatus that is used for both augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) applications. The headset must have an opening to allow the smartphone camera to view the environment. See AR headset, augmented reality and virtual reality.




Combo AR/VR Goggles
These goggles from Merge Labs work with both augmented and virtual reality applications. The opening on the left allows the camera to view the surroundings for AR but can be covered for VR. (Image courtesy of Merge Labs, Inc., www.mergevr.com)