Microsoft to start shipping dev kits for their Mixed Reality headgear
The first batch will come from one of Microsoft’s partners for their MR project, Acer.
After toying with it for quite some time, Microsoft’s Mixed Reality headgear will soon be reaching the public, by way of software developers as they plan to ship development kits within this month.
Having announced their plans for VR and AR during the latter months of 2016, Microsoft has employed numerous partners such as ASUS, Acer, Dell, HP, and Lenovo in order to come up with affordable and attainable solutions for Virtual Reality gear, one that included Microsoft’s very own USD 299 VR headset.
The first batch of headsets will be coming from computer hardware manufacturer Acer, and will be equipped with 2 1440×1440 liquid crystal displays, 90Hz native refresh rate, built-in audio 3.5mm jack for both audio out and microphone, and as well as HDMI 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports.
Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality headgear will be compatible with MR ready Windows 10 PCs and the Xbox One with interested developers invited to sign-up through ID@XBox.