Pico Interactive have just announced their two new headsets this week – the Pico Neo 3 Pro and the Pico Neo 3 Pro Eye, targeting the enterprise market.
The company has begun sales of their next-gen headset, the Pico Neo 3, in China already. In China however, it is an exclusive consumer-based Pico Neo 3 model, priced equivalently at around $390/£276. They are setting a Q3 2021 release date for their Pro models in North America and Europe, and Pico say they will be made available for pre-order on the Pico Neo website soon. The Pro is $699/£499 and the Pro Eye $899/£639.
The Neo 3 Pro Eye includes sensors for eye tracking; like in their previous Neo 2 Eye model, which was released in May last year. It’s eye tracking hardware is being provided by Swedish eye-tracking specialists, Tobii. The company is known for integrating its cutting edge technology into other VR headsets too, such as the Vive Pro Eye and HP VR Reverb G2 Omnicept Edition, amongst others.
The field of view (FOV) on both models however are slightly lower compared to the previous generation, dropping to 98 degrees from 101 degrees featured in the Neo 2 headset.
Key specification on Neo 3 Pro:
- 6DoF tracking
- 4 cameras
- Up to 10 x 10m play area
- Adjustable IPD (58mm, 63.5mm, 69mm)
- Supports Wi-Fi 6
- Snapdragon XR2
- 256GB storage
- 5.5″ display
- 3664 x 1920 resolution (773PPI)
- 90Hz refresh rate
- Removeable and washable PU face cushion
- 5300mAh battery
Pico have said that all of its Neo 3 headset models will support NVIDIA CloudXR too, which allows users to wirelessly stream VR content via 5G and Wi-Fi networks.