Intel, the famous Chipset & hardware maker, announced wireless VR headset with the name Project Alloy today.
Till now all the VR headsets available in the market must have to connect with any phone or computer to experience the VR content. But the Project Alloy headset from Intel is completely innovative. It is wireless, and that consists of own processor and battery within the device.
Mixed Reality with Project Alloy
The VR headset can track the rooms without any other hardware support. And it tracks your finger movements to control the virtual objects displaying on the screen. The device comes with an inbuilt camera which helps you to see internal objects in your room while watching the VR content.
Intel is making efforts to combine augmented reality and virtual reality to offer better user experience, the latest headset is the part of the Intel’s project.
You may be already familiar with Microsoft HoloLens. It is also targeted at “mixed reality” concept. The Alloy hardware will work seamlessly with the Windows Holographic platform. More than that, similar to Google Cardboard, Intel Alloy specifications are open source. Any device manufacturer can build their own wireless VR headset with by implementing the Intel specifications.
Almost all the recent changes in the VR industry hints the major role VR is going to play in our day to day lives. We can expect more devices and complete immersive content in the coming days from the VR industry. Stay tuned “Computer Era” for latest updates on VR in the upcoming posts.