Pimax Announces $2499 Standalone Headset With 200° FoV

Pimax simply introduced Actuality 12Ok QLED, a future $2399 standalone VR headset with 5.7K per eye decision and an astonishing 200 diploma horizontal discipline of view.

Actuality will use twin 5620×2720 200Hz HDR LCD panels with Mini LED backlighting and a quantum dot layer. Whereas conventional small LCD panels use a single backlight behind the complete show, Mini LED as an alternative makes use of 1000’s of tiny LED components, delivering distinction ranges near OLED – although with the tradeoff of some blooming. The quantum dot layer ought to ship a particularly extensive colour vary, which Pimax claims surpasses even OLED.

Pimax says Actuality will use a compound lens design combining a fresnel and aspheric ingredient to get the benefits of each. The corporate claims the geometric distortion seen within the peripheral view on its present merchandise will not be current in Actuality. The sphere of view is listed as 200 levels horizontal and 135 levels vertical – overlaying nearly all of human imaginative and prescient.

4 cameras on the entrance edges of Actuality are used for inside-out monitoring of the headset and its Oculus Contact-like controllers – or your fingers freely.

By a partnership with Tobii it would have built-in eye monitoring cameras, powering computerized lens separation adjustment and dynamic foveated rendering.

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Pimax says an array of cameras on the underside and sides of the headset additionally allow facial features monitoring and full physique monitoring. Totally standalone physique monitoring can be a primary for the business – that is one thing seen solely in analysis papers thus far.

Actuality will assist two separate PC VR modes. The usual methodology sends frames over an present Wi-Fi community just like Oculus Air Hyperlink or Digital Desktop – although it’s unclear how effectively that can actually work at this decision. The excessive constancy mode makes use of a fiber optic cable or devoted WiGig 2 (802.11ay) transmitter for a a lot greater bandwidth connection, presumably bought individually.

Should you don’t already personal a excessive finish gaming PC, Pimax plans to promote a console-like “VR Station”, a prebuilt PC with an built-in WiGig 2 adapter which solely works with Pimax Actuality headsets.

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In absolutely standalone mode, Pimax says Actuality’s decision is proscribed to under 4K per eye, the sphere of view is diminished to 150 levels horizontal, and the refresh price is capped at 120Hz. Pimax introduced two standalone video games, Ragnarok and Hyperstacks. It’s unclear what number of present VR video games might really run at Actuality’s specs given the machine makes use of the identical XR2 processor present in Oculus Quest 2 (although with two cooling followers as an alternative of 1).

Pimax says Actuality 12Ok QLED will begin delivery in This fall 2022, with preorders opening in summer time. Current Pimax homeowners will have the ability to commerce of their present headset for a preorder low cost equal to the unique buy worth.

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