At an event held in San Francisco, Microsoft announced that its windows mixed reality headset from Samsung called Samsung HMD Odyssey, which joins the family of Windows Mixed Reality headsets will be available on October 17, the exact same day when Microsoft is releasing Windows 10 Fall Creators update.
The company also announced that AltspaceVR (leading social platform for virtual reality) is joining their team for the accomplishment of their vision on the promise of virtual reality headsets.
Microsoft promised to continue building cutting-edge devices such as HoloLens and technologies that power them as well as creating a unified platform for applications and services.
Moreover, Microsoft one goal in mind to have Samsung design and engineer the Samsung HMD Odyssey was because Samsung has high engineering build cutting-edge technology.
Features and specs of Samsung HMD Odyssey
- Incredible headset powered with dual AMOLED displays which has vivid colors with high resolutions.
- Comes with built in spatial AKG headphones
- Has inside-out tracking
- Built in microphone
- Quick, responsive motion controllers
- Immerses users with a 110° field of view as they immerse themselves discovering the new frontier of Windows Mixed Reality
The advantage of this headset is that it doesn’t need an external camera to truck six degrees of movement and they can run on lower machine specifications. It all allows you to do positional tracking without requiring you to set up cumbersome cameras since these headsets ate capable of tracking our body while in space.
Samsung Odyssey Windows Mixed Reality Headset with Motion Controllers is now availability for pre-orders for $499.00 with free shipping and free returns while we await its official release date of November 6, 2017.