Acer Predator headset is India’s first Windows Mixed Reality Headset

While Virtual Reality headsets are good, these headsets cut you off of real world. Microsoft’s solution of Mixed Reality turned out to be the much better way forward. With mixed reality, the headset merges real world and virtual world to produce new environment where real world objects and digital objects co exist. Even with headset on, you will be able to see whats in front of you and you will also be in virutal world. Acer, this week, has released a new such headset that offers one of the best Mixed Reality experience and is the first one to launch such a headset in India. Named Acer Predator, the new headset was unveiled at Preadtor League Grand Finale event.

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Chandrahas Panigrahi, CMO and Consumer Business Head said, “We are extremely thrilled to launch India’s 1st mixed reality headset in collaboration with Microsoft. By introducing the mixed reality headset, we aim to bring best of our innovations to Indian customers. The Acer Windows Mixed Reality headset offers a plethora of exciting and engaging content that is continually evolving. It’s ergonomic design, vibrant display and motion controllers makes it the revolutionary device for those who embrace virtual reality and look for the best in technology.

Immersive Technology

Two front-hinged 2.89-inch high-resolution liquid crystal displays provide a wide 95-degree field of view. Its incredible 2880 x 1440 resolution lets you enjoy an incredibly interactive and immersive VR experience. A fast refresh rate of up to 90Hz delivers clear and realistic images for an eccentric mixed reality experience.

Lightweight and comfortable

Ergonomically designed ultra-light headset is comfortable to the core. Its double-padded sweat-resistant material offers comfort and durability and allows easy adjustments of headbands, which ensures the perfect fit.

Designed for Freedom

For greater flexibility and freedom, the Mixed Reality gives users the ability to interact directly with their environment. It enables customers to interact with software using gesture, gaze and voice, while also having the option to use traditional inputs like mice, keyboards and controllers.
With inside-out tracking, the camera is on the Acer Predator headset, so there is no need to drill holes in a wall or set up extraneous hardware. As soon as the headset connects to a Windows Mixed Reality-ready PC, it installs the required software, making it possible to experience mixed reality almost anywhere. The 6-degrees of freedom positional tracking includes forward/back, up/down, left/right as well as pitch, yaw and roll. The headset comes with a 13-foot cable allowing a wide range movement and connects to a PC via HDMI 2.0, while a USB 3.0 connector downloads data.



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