• Qualcomm Drops New Snapdragon 845 Virtual Reality SDK with Eye Tracking

    4 monthes ago - By Phone Scoop

    Qualcomm today announced a new software development kit for the Snapdragon 845 Mobile VR Platform. Qualcomm believes this new SDK will give developers the power they need to create next-generation virtual reality experiences. The new SDK does several important things. First, it supports room-scale six degrees of freedom with inside-out simultaneous localization and mapping. This will let developers more easily create worlds that give people the freedom to move around within an actual room. Second, the platform supports real-time eye tracking. Qualcomm says it worked with Tobii AM to create...
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  • Qualcomm To Support Next-Gen VR With New SD845 Dev Kit

    Qualcomm To Support Next-Gen VR With New SD845 Dev Kit

    4 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Qualcomm on Wednesday took to this year's iteration of the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco to announce a new virtual reality development kit meant to support next-generation VR experiences. The solution consists of the Snapdragon 845 Mobile VR Platform, i.e. a specifically optimized version of the company's latest and most capable chip to date, backed by a standalone head-mounted display and a new software development kit. Besides non-tethered headsets, parts of the new technology can also power VR experiences on Android devices equipped with the Snapdragon 845.
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  • Qualcomm's new headset with eye tracking ships to developers later this year

    Qualcomm's new headset with eye tracking ships to developers later this year

    4 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Qualcomm is launching a development kit based on its Snapdragon 845 VR platform in the second quarter of this year. The self-contained headset and software development kit will showcase key elements of Qualcomm's mobile chip-based VR system, including full inside-out motion tracking and a partnership with eye-tracking company Tobii. It will also support HTC's Vive Wave platform, which is designed to let VR developers build and sell software across multiple brands of headsets.
    Qualcomm has previously touted its plans for six-degree-of-freedom tracking with simultaneous localization and...
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  • Here's How Qualcomm is Evolving Mobile VR

    Here's How Qualcomm is Evolving Mobile VR

    4 monthes ago - By Tom's Guide

    Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 845 Mobile Development Kit will allow developers to create the richest mobile VR experiences yet.
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