Windows Mixed Reality Developer Headsets Now Available To Pre-Order For $299
As expected Microsoft has today made their Windows mixed reality headsets open to pre-order with prices starting from $299, with officially shipping starting throughout the summer months of 2017.
Two developer models are currently offered by Acer and HP costing $299 or $329 respectively, both of that now open to pre-order and can start shipping come july 1st.
The launch from the mixed reality headsets follows on coming from the previous launch from the developer SDK made available by Microsoft earlier in 2012. Microsoft explains a bit more about what you could expect coming from the mixed reality hardware which combines both virtual reality and augmented reality in one device.
Immersive experiences are actually in high demand. And mixed reality will probably be accessible to a lot of more users inside the near future. The upcoming Windows Mixed Reality headsets will pair out-of-box with Windows Mixed Reality-ready PCs. Create the thrilling mixed reality experiences which will reach the masses.
Windows Mixed Reality apps and games will operate on a rapid choice of PCs and headsets, expanding consumer choice and accelerating adoption. Windows Mixed Reality experiences allow a number of inputs for example advanced motion controllers, gamepads, mice, keyboards, along with the power of gaze and voice. Windows Mixed Reality headsets and motion controllers offer you the liberty to make this content you imagine with full rotational and positional tracking built straight into the headset.
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Windows Mixed Reality Headset Specifications:
- Two high-resolution liquid crystal displays at 1440 x 1440
- 2.89” diagonal display size (x2)
- Front hinged display
- 95 degrees horizontal field of view
- Display refresh rate up to 90 Hz (native)
- Built-in audio out and microphone support through 3.5mm jack
- Single cable with HDMI 2.0 (display) and USB 3.0 (data) for connectivity
- Inside-out tracking
- 4.0 meter cable
For additional info on the Windows mixed reality headsets that now open to preorder jump over towards the official Microsoft store by following the link below.