Challenging people to imagine a new world through virtual reality (VR), Pico Technology unveiled the latest iteration of their all-in-one (AIO) fully untethered and lightweight headset designed to immerse users right out of the box – the Pico Neo CV. The Pico Neo CV marks Pico Technology’s first consumer-ready VR headset for the US, and is set to launch in 2017. Pico Technology will showcase its entire VR hardware lineup including the Pico Neo CV, the Pico Tracking Kit and the previously revealed Pico Neo DK at CES 2017, Jan. 5 through Jan. 8, in booth number 26932, Tech East, Ground Level S2 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
As the flagship consumer product for Pico Technology, the Pico Neo CV is a completely untethered VR experience – free from PCs, consoles and smartphones – with a sleek and lightweight ergonomic design. The Pico Neo CV brings users blazing fast performance at high picture quality and clear resolution – perfect for fully immersing users in videos and games with two high-resolution displays. Based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. Snapdragon VR SDK, the Neo CV features 6 Degrees of Freedom (6DoF), allowing for precise motion tracking and full VR immersion.
The headset’s advanced technology features:
1. Two 1.5K at 90Hz VR displays for high picture quality and clear resolution;
2. Six degrees of freedom (6DOF) for a deeply immersive VR experience;
3. True untethered portability, for viewing 360 degree videos and gaming on the go;
4. Built in Hi-Fi Speaker with world best AM3D 3D spatial rendering engine;
5. A stylish and comfortable ergonomic AIO VR headset design with built in safety battery to give users a longer, safer experience.
“Our talented Pico Technology team designed the Pico Neo CV with a consumer-first approach so that users can simply put it on and go without being tied to a computer, console or mobile phone,” said Paul Viglienzone, vice president, business development, Pico Technology. “As the premiere global center of innovation and technology, CES is the perfect place for us to debut the Pico Neo CV, as well as showcase our entire suite of Pico VR products, as the breakthrough headset prepares for launch in 2017.”
CES attendees will get the first-look, hands-on opportunity with the Pico Neo CV hardware. Pico Technology will also demonstrate the Pico Neo DK, the company’s business-to-business headset product featuring the Snapdragon 820, and the Pico Tracking Kit, showcasing the company’s full tracking technology compatible with PC based gaming and apps.
The Pico Neo CV is set to launch in 2017.