Intel announces VR headset, Project Alloy

Intel have announced a new virtual reality reference design called Project Alloy today. The headset has the power to to create virtual images including internal battery for power, as well as 3D cameras and sensors powered by Intel’s RealSense motion tracking tech.

Intel also mentioned that they have plans to open source the Allow hardware in 2017, alongside its RealSense application programming interface (API) so 3rd party manufacturers can develop headsets of their own that run on Windows 10 and make use of the Intel tech. “Anybody can take the Alloy hardware, combine it with Windows Holographic, and build a world-class virtual reality system with any manufacturer they choose,” Krzanich said.


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