Meta has officially presented its Quest Pro professional glasses, a smaller model, with better optics and applications aimed at businesses. It shows in the price.
The news virtual reality glasses for the professional market, Meta Quest Proare distinguished by their pancake glasses and in front of his camera mixed reality in full color and in 3D. They are going on sale October 25 At a price of €1,799.99.
quest-pro They are not the replacements for the Quest 2, that will be the Quest 3 coming out next year. Though some of the technologies present here will definitely be in your next gaming goggles.
This one virtual reality glasses are aimed at companiesthat’s why they have a mixed reality (passthrough) camera in full color and in 3D, so you can see your surroundings without taking off your helmet, while working in the metaverse.
Quest Pro with pancake lenses
The optical highlight is that Fresnel lenses, which have been used in virtual reality for ten years, are left behind and the new pancake glassessmaller and finer. A few weeks ago, the Pico 4 glasses were further developed with these lenses.
Pancake lenses work by redirecting light to the optical module. Eliminate halos and other aberrations And his smaller they get the glasses too. but posing FOV issuesthey tend to have a smaller field of view, and that counters immersion.
Meta claims there are 37% more pixels per inch, a 25% improvement in visual acuity, a 50% improvement in the peripheral region, and a 1.3x greater color gamut than Meta Quest 2.
The Quest Pro has QLED displays that render 1800 x 1920 pixels in each eye. Allows customization of Hardware IPDbetween 55 and 75 mm.
To be autonomous glasses they don’t need to connect to a PC or mobile. They integrate the Snapdragon XR2+ processor, 50% more powerful than that of the Quest 2, with 12 GB of memory and 256 storage space.
They can also connect to a PC, but via streaming compressed video, such as the Quest 2. It connects via a cable or wirelessly via WiFi 6E. Has 5,000mAh batterybut we don’t know the autonomy.
The controls have been improved with: haptic sensors. You can see them in the opening video of the news.
quest-pro show us a taste of what the metaverse from Meta. Several collaboration tools enable group work, both in mixed reality (seeing our environment) and in virtual reality, using avatars.
The metaverse layer allows us to do things like paint in 3D, manipulate 3D objects, create a presentation on a 300-inch virtual screen, and run all kinds of applications in virtual mode.
The virtual reality glasses and mixed MetaQuest Pro, targeting professional market, are for sale on October 25 At a price of €1,799.99. They can now be booked at their website.