As well as announcing their new Lenovo mini PC range prototype folding PC, Lenovo has also announced the availability of their new Lenovo ThinkReality A6 AR and VR headset. Businesses can now purchase the augmented and virtual reality headset which is a direct competitor to Microsoft’s HoloLens headset.
The Lenovo ThinkReality A6 headset connects to an SSD-sized compute box that contains a Snapdragon 845 CPU running an Android-based (Android Oreo) platform. Untethered the headset can be used for up to 4 hours on a single charge thanks to its 6,800mAh battery, and the headset can being used during charging and when plugged in if required.
The lightweight headset weighs 380g and offers a 40-degree diagonal field of view with 1080p resolution per eye and is powered by a Snapdragon 845 SoC and Intel Movidius chipset for vision processing, with Lumus Waveguide optics. Design for industrial uses applications for the VR headset include employee training, healthcare interactions, architectural and engineering design, and remote collaboration.
Lenovo explained a little more about the new enterprise platform. “The ThinkReality platform enables users to pin, interact and collaborate with 3D digital information in the real world, improving their contextual awareness and efficiency. The platform is device and cloud agnostic, making it easy for enterprise customers to adopt and manage AR and VR software applications across multiple operating systems, cloud services, and devices.”
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