On HTC’s Fb web page at the moment the corporate confirmed a brand new design for the upcoming HTC Vive Cosmos.
Vive Cosmos is HTC’s subsequent shopper centered PC VR headset. It was first introduced at CES 2019 in January, however HTC nonetheless hasn’t given particulars on specs or pricing.
On the time it had 4 monitoring cameras – two on the entrance dealing with ahead and one every on the perimeters. The brand new design retains these cameras, however provides two extra to a detachable faceplate — one on the highest edge (dealing with upward) and one on the underside edge (dealing with downward).
With some inside-out tracked headsets, controller monitoring is misplaced when the person brings the controller near, and below, the headset. The underside digicam would possibly assist with this case, which might make the Cosmos extra appropriate for shooter video games with scoped rifles. Onward lately launched a ‘Digital Gunstock Mode’ to work round this limitation within the Oculus Rift S and Home windows MR headsets.
The highest digicam would additionally cowl monitoring which is perhaps misplaced above the top. A prime digicam can be used on the Oculus Rift S, and the Oculus Quest’s prime nook cameras can see upward considerably.
Through the teaser, HTC confirmed that the entrance plate with the 2 new cameras might be indifferent. We reached out to HTC for readability in regards to the new cameras and acquired the next response over electronic mail:
“The ‘mod’ proven will ship with Cosmos as default. As famous, it provides two further monitoring cameras from what we confirmed at CES this yr. Extra to return down the highway as to future ‘mods’.”
Vive Cosmos is slated to launch in Q3 of this yr.
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