Location primarily based VR firm Zero Latency is (slowly) eliminating backpacks.
Zero Latency’s present providing makes use of a HP Reverb headset linked to heavy backpack PCs worn by every person. The brand new providing replaces this with a Vive Focus 3 – the content material is now streamed wirelessly from on website PCs by way of Wi-Fi 6E.
Vive Focus 3 is HTC’s standalone VR headset, designed for companies, priced at $1299. Again in November HTC introduced an enormous software program replace for Focus 3 targeted on location primarily based VR, including assist for a number of headsets sharing the identical monitoring area (referred to as colocation), and dramatically rising the utmost monitoring boundary to 33×30 meters.
Wi-Fi 6E assist was added in a current Focus 3 replace. It’s the brand new 6 GHz frequency band of Wi-Fi. This greater frequency, in comparison with the prevailing 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands, permits for greater bandwidth and fewer interference from different units – although it could possibly’t journey as far or penetrate partitions as properly. 6 GHz is so new to Wi-Fi it hasn’t even been accredited by most nationwide regulators but.
A Zero Latency consultant informed us Funlab’s Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq, situated within the Docklands, Melbourne, Australia is on the market with the brand new system now, with “choose websites” in america and Europe launching this summer time.
The present Zero Latency experiences embody Far Cry VR, a zombie survival journey referred to as Undead Enviornment, an area mission referred to as Singularity, and a aggressive title referred to as Sol Raiders.
These experiences use the VR controller connected to a customized gun accent, however Zero Latency says it’s additionally exploring utilizing Focus 3’s controller-free hand monitoring for future experiences.
Article up to date shortly after publication with particulars in regards to the first location that includes the brand new system.