Yesterday in San Francisco, Microsoft unveiled an exciting new mixed reality headset, namely the Samsung HMD Odyssey. This is designed to bring the physical and digital world together, breaking down the barriers. This Windows Mixed Reality Headset is sure to give users a new view of the creative possibilities that mixed reality vision can bring.
The Samsung HMD Odyssey is designed to provide an immersive experience and Microsoft are aiming to deliver superior picture quality. With this device there is a 110-degree field of view and Dual AMOLED high-resolution displays. On the audio side of things, there are built-in premium AKG headphones and there’s also 6 DOF inside-out position tracking. You can pre-order this item now and it will become available on 6th November 2017.
Also unveiled was the Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset. This one has motion controllers so that when paired with controllers you can use rotational tracking in the device to play and create content. The Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset is available to pre-order now and will come onto the market on 17th October 2017.
If you wear glasses, mixed reality headsets might not have you as excited as everyone else but The Dell Visor has been designed with comfort and convenience for all in mind. The head is cushioned and it also features face padding so that even if you wear glasses, you can still enjoy the experience of this wearable device. It has high resolution 1440 x 1440 LCD panels which offer an authentic 360° panoramic experience.
You can pre-order the Dell Visor today and this also becomes available on 17th October 2017.
Also available to pre-order is the HP Windows Mixed Reality Headset which is bundled with motion controllers. This can be pre-ordered now and will be on the market on 17th October 2017.
Finally, the Lenovo Explorer is another mixed reality headset that has been optimized for comfort. With its ergonomic design, you can enjoy the immersive experience for extended periods with minimal comfort issues. The Lenovo Explorer tracks movements with superior fidelity allowing you to move around naturally in an area of 3.5 metres by 3.5 metres. This needs no external sensors and can be set up quickly by connecting the cable to your PC.
This is also available for pre-order now and will come onto the market on 17th October 2017.
Which of these impressive newcomers will you be most likely to buy?