Presents a mixed-reality helmets from Acer and HP and Microsoft controllers (6 photos + video)
Promised last fall, Microsoft’s relatively low-cost helmets for platform Windows mixed reality Mixed Reality are presented at the annual Build conference 2017 in Seattle. They are headsets from companies-partners: HP and Acer. At the moment pre-sale of new products opened in the U.S. and Canada exclusively for developers.
Microsoft also introduced the controllers of its own design, resembling of its competitors Oculus Touch and HTC Vive. Rings for motion tracking similar fit on the HTC Vive, a handle with a button capture objects in a mixed reality and trigger more akin to the Oculus Touch. The Central control panel is equipped with touchpad in the form of a circle and a handle, the management of movement (analog stick).
Devices operating on the Windows platform, Mixed Reality, there is no need to have external cameras and other monitoring equipment, all operations associated with determining the position in space assigned to the built-in sensors.
Presented at the conference helmets mixed reality from HP and Acer have a very similar exterior design and similar specifications. The device has two OLED screen with a resolution of 1440х1440 pixels, a refresh rate of 90 Hz and a viewing angle of 95°. For audio provides 3.5 mm Jack, and with the computer glasses are connected via a cable with two connectors: HDMI 2.0 to transfer video and USB 3.0 for data transfer.
Currently open for pre-order hats mixed reality HP for 329 $ and the Acer for 299 USD, delivery devices in early August of this year. A set of controllers from Microsoft and Acer the helmet will be available in early winter at a price of $399.
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