AMD shows off wireless all-in-one VR headset

AMD shows off wireless all-in-one VR headset
Ben Parfitt

By Ben Parfitt

March 15th 2016 at 12:28PM

Newcomer to increasingly popular sector puts the processing power inside the headset, doing away with two of VR’s main gripes

There’s a new virtual reality headset on the block that looks to address two of the key problems with most VR headsets.

The AMD Sulon Q is an all-in-one solution that is not only wire-free, but also does not require users to plus it into a PC or console. There’s also no need for external tracking units.

All the electronics are built into the headset, and AMD reckons the visuals will be console-quality. It’s powered by an AMD FX-8800P processor and an R7 graphics chip – that’s four compute cores and eight GPU cores.

It’s DirectX 12 compatible, too, has a 2560x1440 OLED display and integrated surround sound.

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