Rumor: Leaked HP Reverb G2 Images Show Four-camera Tracking, New Controllers

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Images released by known Microsoft leaker ‘WalkingCat’ have actually disclosed a brand-new Virtual Reality headset showing off the HP logo design, which looks very comparable to the firm’s previously revelead G2 Windows Virtual Reality headset teased back in March.

First announced as a cooperation between HP, Valve, and Microsoft, the brand-new G2 is stated to be a “much more immersive, comfy and suitable VR experience,” an HP speaker told Road to VR in late March.

At the time, we hadn’t seen more than a shrouded photo of G2. If the photo listed below can be believed however, we have a bit more info on our hands as to what the G2 may in fact involve.

The apparent HP headset shows up to have four camera sensors, two front-facing, and also two on the sides, which would hypothetically permit a wider controller tracking quantity. As Microsoft is known to be a partner on the headset, we anticipate the G2 will be a Windows VR headset; it would be the first among Windows VR headsets to make use of greater than two electronic cameras for monitoring.

Image courtesy WalkingCat A physical IPD slider can likewise be seen in the reduced left-hand edge of the headset, something HP’s Reverb headset really did not have when it finally introduced in 2019. The headset additionally shows up to utilize two extremely Oculus Touch-like movement controllers, which are seemingly much more ergonomic than the ones previously bundled with Windows MR headsets; the button placement suggests its deals input parity with Touch and HTC Vive Cosmos.

Windows MR controllers were largely reviled for bad tracking and flawed ergonomics when the first collection of headsets released in late 2017, so seeing an extra refined style could be a wise step forward, must the pictures be thought.

Image politeness WalkingCat has a background of authentic leakages, consisting of a few of the first pictures of HoloLens 2 before it was disclosed. That stated, the photos may likewise be unofficial makes that can be no more than enlightened rate what HP has up their sleeves. We do not have independent verification so we’re taking this as a rumor for now.

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