ASUS reveals their first Windows 10 Mixed Reality headset

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ASUS reveals their first Windows 10 Mixed Reality headset

ASUS reveals their first Windows 10 Mixed Reality headset

 
VR headsets are about to become much more widely available, with Microsoft's soon to be released Windows 10 Mixed Reality headsets, delivering affordable pricing as well as high-end display specifications. 
 
ASUS has now revealed their own Windows Mixed Reality headset, which will release with a polygonal design that gives their headset a unique aesthetic. This headset will contain dual 90Hz 1440x1440 displays, offering a combined resolution of 2880x1440, which is higher than both the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive. 
 
This headset will not require any external tracking systems, with this design utilising Microsoft's own 3D tracking system, which includes support for motion controllers. The headset itself will weigh just 400 grams, with the headset being designed to rest it weight on the user's forehead, in a similar fashion to Sony's PSVR. 

  

 

At this time ASUS has not revealed the pricing or the official release date of this Windows 10 Mixed reality headset, though it is expected to become available later this year. 

 

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30-08-2017, 09:58:13

Bartacus
So VR is "mixed reality" now? That's a new one, LOL! Why oh why do marketing people need to keep coming up with new terms for old stuff? This looks like a cool toy though, in spite of the silly marketing.Quote

30-08-2017, 10:06:30

WYP
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Originally Posted by Bartacus View Post
So VR is "mixed reality" now? That's a new one, LOL! Why oh why do marketing people need to keep coming up with new terms for old stuff? This looks like a cool toy though, in spite of the silly marketing.
Mixed reality is different, as it can be used to show images of the real world and augment it. (IE a mixture or reality and Virtual reality).

Not sure how much the mixed reality thing will be used in practice, but it is interesting tech.Quote

30-08-2017, 10:14:03

Bartacus
Ahh cool, I learned something new today. Sounds like an interesting concept, assuming the execution is done well.Quote

31-08-2017, 06:23:21

Peace
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Originally Posted by WYP View Post
Mixed reality is different, as it can be used to show images of the real world and augment it. (IE a mixture or reality and Virtual reality).

Not sure how much the mixed reality thing will be used in practice, but it is interesting tech.
While you're right about Mixed Reality, these headsets are PURE VR-Headsets, so no images from the outer world will be captured and visible. The name probably only derived from MS's Hololens, which was a REAL Mixed Reality headset.

Also, all those headsets are the same on the hardware level, only the name and designs differ with offers from Acer, Asus and so on.Quote
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