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News HTC announces Vive Pro Eye, Vive Cosmos

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by bit-tech, 8 Jan 2019.

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    The Vive Pro Eye is literally a Vive Pro with an eye-tracker (of unknown performance*) installed. Same panels, same lenses, etc. The Vive Cosmos is closer to a Windows MR HMD than a standalone HMD, a sit requires a tether to a not-included device (PC or otherwise) to provide an image.

    * Very likely not adequate for foveated rendering (which demands exceptionally bonkers low input latencies) or they would be shouting it from the heavens. HTC also are not providing any APIs - for foveated rendering or otherwise - so it's pure roll-your-own-solution here.
     
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