HP Reverb Digital Actuality Headset: A 4K HMD with 6DOF
Many corporations try to carry VR expertise into the business realm. HP unveiled the primary AR / VR headset that was designed from the bottom up for shopper and business / skilled functions this week.
The HP Reverb VR headset options two 2.89-inch screens with a decision of 2160 × 2160 per eye (mixed decision of 4320 × 2160), a refresh price of 90 Hz and a subject of view of 114 levels. The pinnacle-mounted show (HMD) has built-in six-degree-of-freedom (6DoF) place monitoring and subsequently requires no exterior sensors. It additionally has its personal spatial audio headset and two front-facing cameras to allow augmented actuality functions. The system additionally comes with Bluetooth linked movement controllers pre-synchronized with the headset to simplify setup.
To make the Reverb VR HMD much more comfy, HP has outfitted it with a novel, adjustable headband with built-in cable administration and improved ergonomics to steadiness the burden and be sure that the headset doesn’t fall off.
HP's Reverb headset requires a reasonably highly effective PC with DisplayPort 1.three connectivity to make sure correct efficiency at a decision of 4320 × 2160 and a refresh price of 90 Hz. The pinnacle-mounted show is totally appropriate with the moveable Z VR backpack PC, in keeping with HP. Be aware, nonetheless, that sure applications could require a high-end graphics card that may solely be present in gaming / workstation desktops.
HP Reverb VR headsets – each the Skilled and Shopper editions – work nicely with Home windows Blended Actuality and SteamVR functions (largely video games). The one distinction between the 2 variations is within the bundle: The Professional mannequin comes with a zero.6m cable for the HP Z VR Backpack PC and a washable face pillow.
HP will start promoting its Reverb VR headsets by the top of April. The buyer model prices $ 599, the worth of the skilled mannequin can be introduced at a later date. Each HMDs include a one-year restricted guarantee with optionally available care packs for the Professional variant.