Pico Interactive says it raised $37.5 million from buyers to develop its consumer-oriented enterprise in Asia in addition to improve efforts to attraction to companies in western markets.
The corporate additionally says it’s creating “an up to date mannequin of the Neo 2 headset – the Neo three” to be launched later this 12 months. Pico says its whole funding up to now quantities to $67.23 million with the newest funding spherical “collectively accomplished by Co-Stone Asset Administration Co., Ltd., Shenzhen Yidun Media Funding Fund, Jianyin Worldwide Capital Administration (Tianjin) Co., Ltd., and CCBI Tech Enterprise (Suzhou) Mixed Debt & Fairness Non-public Fairness Fund LLP.”
Pico’s Neo 2 and Neo 2 Eye are standalone headsets “accessible for companies solely” with 6DoF controllers which use a distinct form of monitoring know-how as in contrast with Oculus Quest. The monitoring know-how permits them to be held in uncommon and occluded positions and nonetheless present an correct place. Right here’s a video we made at CES in Las Vegas final 12 months displaying how the know-how works:[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03TuWOQfWWo?feature=oembed&showinfo=0&rel=0&modestbranding=1&iv_load_policy=3&playsinline=1&enablejsapi=1&w=1170&h=658]
The Neo 2 Eye is an eye-tracking variant powered by Tobii. Pico additionally makes the G2 line of headsets as a 3DoF answer additionally accessible for buy solely to enterprises.
Pico and HTC are more and more specializing in enterprise prospects and markets in Asia as Fb doesn’t provide its merchandise in that area and aggressive pricing by Fb in western markets makes it tough to compete for shoppers there. We’ll convey you the newest details about Neo three as quickly as we now have the main points.
Featured picture on the high of this submit is the Pico Neo 2.
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