Meta’s Quest Pro VR/MR headset simply grew to become official, and it is powered by the brand-new Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2+ Gen 1 chipset. Fortunately, Qualcomm itself has now revealed some extra particulars about it.
The Snapdragon XR2+ Gen 1, which we’ll name XR2+ any further for the sake of our sanity, comes with a brand new picture processing pipeline that achieves lower than 10ms latency, unlocking full-color video passthrough for blended actuality (MR).
It additionally helps 8K 60fps 360-degree video, ‘concurrent notion’ applied sciences, together with head, hand, and controller monitoring, 3D reconstruction, computerized room mapping, and excessive pixel density. The chip options 30% improved thermal efficiency and 50% increased sustained energy in comparison with the earlier era.
Curiously, the Meta Quest Contact Professional controllers are powered by the Snapdragon 662 platform, which permits them to trace by a number of embedded positional cameras and provides ultra-low latency to the headset.
Qualcomm says a number of OEMs have dedicated to launching gadgets powered by the XR2+ by the top of the 12 months. Up to now, Snapdragon XR chips energy over 60 XR (eXtended Actuality) gadgets across the globe.