Niantic has revealed a new augmented reality headset it has created powered by the new Snapdragon AR2. Equipped with a multi-chip architecture that includes an AR processor, AR co-processor, and connectivity platform the AR2 works to “distribute the processing of latency-sensitive perception”. Watch the promo teaser below for a brief glimpse of what you can expect when sporting an AR headset.
“The hardware reference design showcases the potential for outdoor-capable AR headsets that can orient themselves using the Niantic map and render information and virtual worlds on top of the physical world,” says Niantic’s Head of AR Headsets, Maryam Sabour.
“The reference design will continue to evolve, and we are excited about the new AR2 platform that delivers ground-breaking technology to enable headset manufactures to quickly and more efficiently build sleek, commercial products based on our vision for consumers”
Source: Road To VR