Ahead of any official announcement, Lenovo’s upcoming Daydream standalone headset was just lately authorized by the FCC, suggesting the corporate is gearing up for launch quickly.
First found by Lets Go Digital, the FCC check report (seen beneath) reveals little concerning the headset. Besides the title ‘Lenovo Mirage Solo’ and a affirmation of its place within the Daydream app ecosystem, the one spec-related information discovered within the check report concludes the EUT (tools beneath check) accommodates a 4,000 mAh battery and assist for Bluetooth 5.0. The EUT was an similar prototype to the manufacturing mannequin nonetheless, suggesting the specs printed listed here are certainly ultimate.
Back at Google I/O 2017 in May, Google first revealed it was constructing Daydream standalone VR headsets able to wi-fi, beacon-less positional monitoring because of on-board depth sensing cameras and the corporate’s WorldSense monitoring algorithm. At the time, Google introduced it was working with HTC and Lenovo to convey the standalone VR headsets to market, though solely final month was it revealed that HTC scrapped all plans of releasing its headset within the West, as an alternative launching it beneath the title Vive Focus in China. Instead of supporting Daydream, Vive Focus hooks right into a cellular model of the Viveport app retailer and makes use of it personal positional monitoring algorithm.
Lenovo at the moment produces a Windows VR headset, referred to as Lenovo Explorer, and a smartphone-based AR headset, referred to as Lenovo Mirage AR.
With CES across the nook, we’re hoping to be taught extra concerning the standalone headset. We’ll have toes on the bottom in Las Vegas, so examine again nearer to CES’s begin on January seventh to see if we’ll lastly get a glimpse at what may very well be the primary main standalone headset launch within the West.
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