Right now was an thrilling day for the UploadVR Editorial Staff as a result of right now we bought our fingers on some new VR hardware. Final yr it felt like a brand new piece of tech was launching each different month, however it’s really been some time since we bought some contemporary plastic to strap on our face. Fortunately, Microsoft and HP are right here to save lots of the day with the developer package of the upcoming HP “Windows Mixed Reality” VR headset.
Microsoft’s “Mixed Reality” initiative is the evolution of Windows Holographic, with the intention for the corporate to help a wide range of headsets with a single working system from AR headsets like HoloLens to VR headsets like this one from HP. The way in which Microsoft frames it, “Mixed Reality” is an umbrella time period that encompasses numerous devices, together with this VR headset.
Right here you’ll be able to see a size comparability of the HTC Vive (left), HP Home windows VR headset (center), and the Oculus Rift (proper).
We’ll have ideas on the HP Home windows VR headset quickly sufficient. A fast rundown of the specs tells us that it comes with two lenses that sport 1440×1440 resolutions every (making it 2880×1440 mixed) with an as much as 90Hz refresh charge (if paired with an HDMI 2.zero port.) The cable is four meters lengthy and the sector of view measures at 95 levels horizontally. You possibly can try the official website for extra details on the headset and really helpful hardware specs.
We cracked open the field and snapped some photos of the headset under so you will get an thought of what it appears to be like like.
Keep tuned for extra ideas from us as we test it out over the approaching days! And if you happen to’re a developer engaged on one thing for Home windows VR, you should definitely tell us at [email protected] or down within the feedback under!
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