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HP, Valve, and Microsoft Removing Distance Barriers with Next-Gen Virtual Reality Headset


Developing a New, Better VR Experience

The VR landscape is changing, and how people interact with technology, and each other, is evolving. This past April, SteamVR saw nearly one million additional monthly-connected headsets, tripling the previous largest monthly gain, and by 2021, 25-30{c4cf6ba696bcdcdf86b604b720875a2a98cda9c220bbcc2ba24070e6e282b06f} of the workforce will be working-from-home multiple days a week2 and searching for new ways to collaborate. Technology must evolve to meet the changing needs of the customer with flexibility across a variety of industries and platforms.

HP worked closely with Valve and Microsoft to bring customers cutting-edge viewing, audio, and gesture technology, along with seamless

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HP Reverb G2 VR Headset


1. According to a MASiE 2017 Report (January 2017, by Bobby Carlton): in a study carried out by the National Training Laboratory.


2. Based on HP’s internal analysis of companies that have shipped greater than 50,000 VR tethered headsets. Resolution based on panel pixel count as of May 2020.


3. Based on HP’s internal analysis of total pixels as of April 2020.


4. Windows Mixed Reality requires Windows 10 May 2019 Update installed on the workstation or PC. Features may require software or other 3rd-party applications to provide the described functionality. To minimize the possibility of experiencing discomfort using a

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HP is teasing a new VR headset in partnership with Valve and Microsoft

HP is teasing a followup to its Reverb virtual reality headset made in collaboration with Microsoft and Valve. The announcement coincides with Valve’s release of Half-Life: Alyx, the year’s most anticipated VR game. There’s little detail, but HP’s website calls its new headset “a more immersive, comfortable, and compatible experience” than the Reverb, and an email from the company calls it a “no-compromise VR headset.”

The $599 Reverb was part of Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality lineup, known for its high-resolution screen. HP’s reference to a “new standard in VR” suggests it’s not competing with the cheapest VR devices, like

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