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Intel announces VR headset Project Alloy
Tuesday August 16th 2016 - 19:00 BST
Intel announces VR headset Project Alloy
Tuesday 16 August 2016 - 19:00 BST

Intel has announced that it is working on a new all-in-one virtual reality headset called Project Alloy. The headset was shown at the Intel Developer Forum.

The all-in-one virtual reality headset features sensors, a screen, a battery and RealSense camera's. The headset can be used without having to conect it to either a PC or smartphone and is said to run custom software for functionalities.
The RealSense camera's that are built into the headset can be used by developers to project virtual reality objects in the real world, which is similar to how Microsoft's HoloLens works.

The headset's camera's are also able to track the user's hand movement and maps the position of every individual finger to be able to precisely interact with virtual objects.

Intel has not yet commented on which operating system the headset uses or what resolutions the built-in screen supports.

Earlier this month an Intel employee showcased a prototype of a RealSense extension for the HTC Vive. That prototype has not been officially confirmed yet.
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About the author
Raymond Bakker
Journalist and Software Developer at Moonlight Multimedia. He covers the latest video games news from indie to virtual reality and has been actively involved in the video games industry since the early 2000s.

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