Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 845-powered VR development kit

March 21st, 2018   decode   Android 7.1

Earlier, Qualcomm announced a Snapdragon 845-based VR platform and today the company unveiled the developer kit. It consists of a VR headset and new software to aid developers in creating “truly immersive experiences”. It also supports HTC Vive Wave, so it can run the same apps and games as the Vive Focus.

The headset supports room-scale movement with 6 degrees of freedom. It is fully wireless too and uses “inside-out” tracking, meaning it doesn’t require external hardware (lighthouses and such). It features a boundary system that will help devs navigate users away from real-world…

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