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Ever wanted to look like a cyborg? Untether from reality with the HP VR backpack

Wed, 2nd Aug 2017
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HP promises to unlock the full potential of VR with the most powerful wearable VR PC ever created.

The light, comfortable backpack design and swappable batteries promise to provide unrestricted freedom within your immersive experience.

This promises that users can work, play, demonstrate, or train people with VR without getting tangled up in cords.

The device promises users they will experience high-end performance even under the most strenuous demands of complex simulations.

Equipped with tremendous processing power and the latest high-fidelity graphics card helps prevent disruptiverate drops, so users can work in VR for as long as they need.

Using streamlined production tools, the dock lets you quickly transition back and forth between high powered desktop for content design and wearable VR PC.

Windows 10 Pro is integrated into the system, which is the gold standard for commercial operating systems, it comes complete with powerful security, collaboration, and connectivity features.

The device fits a light weight 4.6 kg backpack without the need for long cords.

The device allows you to maintain total VR immersion in any situation with the latest Nvidia Quadro P5200 GPU.

Users can freely choose their preferred VR HMD, or use HP's custom integration for the HTC Vive BE or the HP Windows Mixed Reality Headset.

You can also view the virtual world from the outside in real time via Miracast connection to an external display.

HP promises that the PC will have extreme durability with 120,000 hours of testing, designed to pass MIL-STD 810G tests.

The harness is made of durable, easy-fitting mesh designed to keep you comfortable.

These types of devices could be exactly what is needed in order to push VR to the next level.

Some key issues would be battery life and weight, however, this system promises to subvert those concerns.

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