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Qualcomm announces its own virtualrealityheadset to

Qualcomm announces its own virtualrealityheadset to

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Qualcomm is working on a private virtualrealitybril. It comes to a so-called ‘referentieontwerp’, where other manufacturers to get to work.

With the design wants Qualcomm to make sure that there virtualrealitybrillen be produced with features and capabilities that are not in the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.

May provide this in the near future also virtualrealitybrillen on that without wires or volgapparatuur will work, the all-in-one products.

Kit for developers

The virtual reality ontwikkelaarskit, such as Qualcomm calls it, is a VR headset that features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835-processor. Also there is 4 GB of ram and 64 GB of internal storage space available.

The screen of unknown size, a screen resolution of 2560 by 1.140 pixels.

In addition, there are cameras on the inside and the outside of the headset. On the inside, they are used for tracking the eyes of the wearer. To the exterior to ensure the cameras make sure for example, that it is possible to walk around in the real room, allowing the wearer to also around can walk in the virtual world.

Today there are still external sensors are needed. The HTC Vive uses base stations for which the room in the picture. Therefore ‘know’ the glasses where the brildrager, so that the virtual world can lopen.NU.nl

For other manufacturers

Qualcomm is not going to referentieontwerp directly to sell to consumers. Instead, manufacturers are thus encouraged, on the basis of the design of their own glasses. Also, there is a program set up to that process to streamline it.

Also announced Qualcomm’s collaboration with Leap Motion. Leap Motion is a company that specializes in tracking hands in digital worlds.

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