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Pico Neo CV Headset Unveiled at CES 2017

There’s been plenty of virtual reality (VR) tech talk coming out of CES 2017 this week, and the latest comes from Chinese company Pico Technology. For the event Pico has unveiled its latest VR head-mounted display (HMD), the flagship Pico Neo CV.

The Pico Neo CV offers a completely untethered VR headset, not only free from cables and PC’s, but also consoles and smartphones. Based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. Snapdragon VR SDK, the Pico Neo CV features 6 Degrees of Freedom (6DoF); two 1.5K at 90Hz VR displays, built in Hi-Fi speakers using the AM3D 3D spatial rendering engine, and a built in battery (although no details on precise usage time have been announced).

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“Our talented Pico Technology team designed the Pico Neo CV with a consumer-first approach so that users can simply put it on and go without being tied to a computer, console or mobile phone,” said Paul Viglienzone, vice president, business development, Pico Technology. “As the premiere global center of innovation and technology, CES is the perfect place for us to debut the Pico Neo CV, as well as showcase our entire suite of Pico VR products, as the breakthrough headset prepares for launch in 2017.”

The Pico Neo CV is Pico Technology’s first consumer-ready VR headset for the US and is scheduled for launch in 2017. No other territories have been confirmed at present.

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