This week a new headset was announced for the iPhone, called Bridge, it is a mixed and virtual headset that has been specifically designed for the iPhone 6/6S and the iPhone 7.
It has been designed by Occipital and uses their own “Structure Sensor” to capture a 3D representation of the real world and then transform that into data that can be used to create positionally tracked mobile VR content.
It is also compatible with already existing VR applications iOS, with support for 360-degree video playback. It also uses its own Bridge Engine software with added support for Unity to allow developers to build mixed reality apps and experiences for the headset.
And that’s still not all, Bridge also has a 120-degree wide vision lens to enhance tracking stability and allow for a wider field of view.
All of this is untethered and has been designed to show content at high frame rates at a low latency.
Occipital will be launching the first batch of headsets in their limited Explorer Edition model, which is a special edition for any developers who want to access Bridge and the Bridge Engine early, with shipping commencing in December and pricing set at $499, however, that version will be very limited.
It will later be released in a full version for the public for $399, which will begin shipping from March 2017.
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