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AMD Is Making A VR-AR Headset Of Their Own

So we’ve got the HTC Vive. There’s the Rift-powered Samsung Gear VR. The actual Rift. PlayStation VR. And StarVR, even though we haven’t heard a great deal about that. And let’s not forget Microsoft’s HoloLens, even though that’s a different technology altogether.

As it turns out, AMD are making a headset of their own — but it’s a blend of both worlds.

According to AMD, it’s the world’s first tether-free headset for spatial computing, augmented reality and virtual reality. The claims are pretty straightforward — and lofty:

There are no confusing minimum specs to be concerned with. No tangled wires to hold you back. No external tracking systems for movement or gestures. Everything you need is on-board. Just put it on and go.

Sounds pretty good, but manufacturers have made plenty of lofty promises before.

The Sulon Q is scheduled to launch in autumn, and we’ll undoubtedly hear a lot more about its capabilities before the end of GDC. But the fun question is: how much do you think it’ll cost? Cast your vote below!



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