In March 1st, held in San Francisco the 2017 Game Developers Conference (GDC Game, Developers Conference), Microsoft announced, will be 1 this month, the first Windows Mixed Reality delivery (mixed reality) developer suite. This device is Microsoft and Acer launched.
In December last year, Microsoft announced that it will include a number of partners, including Acer, launched in MR in the first.
The Windows MR Developer Suite contains Acer's head. Head color is blue and black. Built in two high-resolution LCD display with a resolution of 1440 x 1440 HD picture quality, LCD refresh rate of 90 Hz. Built in audio output and microphone with 3.5mm jack. Interface used for HDMI 2 and USB 3.
In addition, the developer suite also includes developers technical documents, Windows 10 Insider Preview version of access and related SDK, can help developers to develop MR glasses related applications.
Acer said that this MR head this year will launch two versions of consumers and businesses. In addition to computer sales alone, will be bundled with a laptop or desktop set tying, is expected over competing products first on sale. The current pricing scheme has not been released, but the sales price will be $299 since the rumors.
Acer's hybrid reality suite uses inside-out tracking technology. In October last year, Microsoft said HP, DELL, Lenovo, ASUS and Acer will create a mixed reality with inside-out tracking technology for Microsoft.
The technology pioneered by Microsoft's HoloLens. Inside-out space positioning technology, is simply using the equipment itself, without relying on external sensors and other accessories, you can automatically scan the surrounding environment, and achieve accurate tracking user movement, spatial location in the virtual scene, and more interactive.
Windows is the only platform that can integrate the mixed reality ecosystem. It provides for the head of the display device from the inside to the outside of the track, for developers to provide a unified platform and standardized interface, and to provide users with a consistent user interface and a unified application store.
It is worth noting that the Microsoft Corp quietly Windows (Windows Holographic Windows Mixed holographic image) was renamed Reality. As for the reasons for the name change, some experts said that the name of Windows Holographic from the technical point of view is not rigorous, so Microsoft will be changed to the current name.
Compared to the delivery of Windows MR, Xbox platform will support MR content may be more exciting for gamers.
The day before, Microsoft said in June this year, Losangeles's E3 game show, will officially demonstrate its new generation codenamed Project Scorpio Xbox Scorpio 4K Ultra HD game console.
Microsoft plans to attract more independent developers.
Do not know Microsoft's MR login Xbox One and Scorpio host, will give players what kind of experience. Let's wait and see.