Nowadays, Virtual Reality is immersed in our daily lives in many forms. Most of the sectors completely blend with VR, including video games, health care, PlayStations, and education. So, Virtual Reality has marked its presence in every sector and is helping us grow with technology. As we know, VR is a computer-generated virtual environment that includes objects and scenes that appear to be real. Constant modifications and advancements are going on in VR technology, resulting in the arrival of exciting and interesting Virtual Reality based devices.
The parent company of Facebook- Meta and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has officially announced the next big thing in VR technology, ‘Meta Quest Pro’, which strengthens and supports the idea of the Metaverse concept. Metaverse is a hypothetical concept of the Internet as a single and virtual world facilitated by the use of Virtual reality and Augmented reality devices which give the digital experience of the world. Metaverse is based on the concept of the virtual world. This world includes things like experiencing a space journey to buying virtual real estate from real money. Meta is looking to add eye-tracking and face-tracking cameras which will be used to create facial expressions and emotions of avatars in the Quest Pro VR Headset.
- Facts and Features of Meta’s ‘Quest Pro’ Headset
Meta’s ‘Quest Pro Headset’ is the latest innovation in the VR tech world and a new interesting gadget that will help to strengthen the Metaverse concept. Quest Pro is an upgrade of Quest Pro 2, which was launched by Meta in October 2020. Quest Pro’s launching date in the market is 25th October this year.
Next Level Hardware Features
A streamlined profile and counterbalanced design of Quest Pro combine to create more comfort and enable the users to use the VR experience for longer. The size of the latest headset is designed in such a way that “one-size-fits-all” users. This advanced Quest Pro has a facility of different authentic avatar expressions which mimic our natural facial expressions and which will also use in meetings and gatherings in the virtual world. This advanced VR headset is priced at $1,499 and is currently available in 22 countries for Pre-booking.
Quest Pro’s Processor and Lens
It was recently announced at the Conference that Meta’s Quest Pro is supported by the Snapdragon X-R2 Processor with 12GB Ram and 256GB internal storage. They have used the pancake lens and optic technology, which works by folding light inside the optic module. Meta slimmed down the optical stack by 40% compared to Quest 2.
Meta says that combining local dimming and quantum dot technology gives an amazing experience to the user that will make VR the most engaging technology.
Superpower of Multi-tasking
The advanced VR Quest Pro tool has a unique multi-tasking system quality. The pop-up screen of Quest Pro can organize tasks, work on ideas, stream podcasts, music playlists, and messaging features. Thus the unique feature of multi-tasking is quite impressive according to Meta. This multi-tasking ability can increase the success rate of this Headset in the future.
The Quest Pro comes with new features called pro controllers, which are self-tracking in function. Meta says that these controllers provide true touch haptic feedback and fine control. According to Meta, the new controllers in Quest Pro are natural extensions of your hands in VR which give a real touch experience while using headsets.
The Quest Pro nearly offers around two to three hours of battery life. The feature of a rechargeable battery gives you the freedom to use it while charging. The full charge of the headset will require two to three hours according to Meta.
While using Quest Pro, you will have full control over the apps which you want to run. The backward Compatibility system offers and allows access to the catalog of Meta Quest apps, including games, entertainment, and more apps to enjoy. Thus, this backward compatibility makes these new VR headsets interesting.
Portable Carry Case
Meta gives an attractive and useful carry case for next-level advanced headsets, which we can carry everywhere. Molded EVA external shell and nylon cover of the carry case keep your headset safe and increase the durability of the Quest Pro Headset. This carry case is priced at $119.95.
The Meta Quest Pro has come up with new multiple sensors and with outward facing camera, which gives real experience in the virtual world. The multiple sensors help to create a natural view of the 3D world. One of the interesting features which Mark Zuckerberg announced is that avatars (Illusion of facial expressions) will have legs and body movements in this advanced Quest Pro Headset. Meta also announced that they will soon launch virtual stores from where people can purchase things, houses by spending real money.