The Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality seems to be a booming technology in the market. Now Qualcomm has created headsets for adopting and using to these technologies. With ease of use and in various ways, the company has developed the headsets called as Qualcomm Boundless XR for PC. The company is planning to design with a mobile processor as PC. If this happens to be real soon, there wont be need for the headsets like Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Microsoft HoloLens, or mobile VR headsets. The foundation for those brands will be replaced bu Qualcomm as happening in the mobile industry
Qualcomm Boundless XR for PC is designed and packed up in a headset with functionality which performs as mobile VR running with Android. The headset has self-contained sensors and runs both VR and AR applications. In other way the headset also functions like wireless PC VR headset. The prominent release from Qualcomm at GDC 2019 and MWC 2019 is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 VR Development Kit. The actual release will be happening later this year.
Specifications for Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 VR Development Kit
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 mobile processor
• Stereo, binatural positional audio and 3D surround sound
• Snapdragon VR SDK
• 16:9 AMOLED display with 2560×1440 resolution at 60Hz
• Eye tracking with eye tracking cameras
• multiple microphones
• Room scale 6-DoF head tracking with head tracking cameras
• Motion to photon latency <18ms • gyro, accelerometer, and magnetometer • 110 degrees field of view The headset is packed up with Qualcomm
Snapdragon 845 with eye tracking and 802.11ad wireless 60GHz connectivity. The headset functions as a PC as well along with mobile VR and AR headset capability. The processing will be happened with Snapdragon processor in mobile and Snapdragon and the PC’s processor(s) whilst in desktop mode. The connectivity with PC happens over 802.11ad Wi-Fi. The upcoming 5G technology will enhance and make the users to experience PC-level VR and AR on mobile devices.