- The Acer Windows Mixed Reality headset and wireless motion
controllers immerse people in the virtual world, while
simultaneously allowing them to interact with others in the
physical realm without removing the headset. All that’s required
is a simple flip up of the headset visor.
- Works right out of the box with Windows Mixed Reality-ready
PCs1; no need to set up extraneous hardware.
- The 6 Degrees of Freedom (6DoF) positional tracking and 13-foot cable provide a wide range of movement.
- Display supports high resolutions of up to 1440x1440 per eye.
- Expanding array of content available at the Windows Store.
On the forefront of the one of the most significant technology
trends to come, Acer America announced its new Acer Windows Mixed
Reality HMDs are now available for pre-order by consumers in the
United States for $399.99 (MSRP). The headsets will ship Oct.
17th, come bundled with two wireless motion controllers and pair
right out-of-the-box with Windows Mixed Reality-ready
PCs1. They deliver a thrilling and immersive virtual
experience, enabling people to virtually tour travel
destinations, get inside exciting games, view popular events and
even travel across time and space within their own home.
“Mixed reality may usher in one of the biggest transformations of
our time. Acer is thrilled to be a part of this revolution by
bringing our customers this intuitive and exciting way to
experience an alternate world with our mixed reality headsets,”
said Eric Ackerson, Acer America senior manager, product
marketing and brand management. “Mixed reality offers a plethora
of fun and engaging content that is continually evolving. It
promises to shape our lives in profound ways in the years to come
with its potential for new and more immersive means to learn,
collaborate, work and play.”
Mixed reality (MR) is the blending of physical and virtual
worlds. A hybrid of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality
(VR), MR provides significant flexibility through its ability to
easily go back and forth between the physical and virtual worlds.
To answer the phone, converse with a family member or co-worker,
all that’s required to engage is a simple flip up of Acer’s Mixed
Reality headset visor. There is no need to remove the entire
Easy Setup, 6 Degrees of Freedom
The Acer Windows Mixed Reality HMD lets customers interact with
software using gesture, gaze and voice, while also having the
option to use traditional inputs like mice, keyboards and
controllers. The bundled Acer motion controllers use Bluetooth
wireless technology, so gamers can take action and interact with
digital objects in mixed reality. They come with a Windows 10
button, touchpad, grab button and constellation lights that look
cool and serve to sync the headset with the controllers in the
virtual space. With inside-out tracking, the camera is on the
headset, so there is no need to drill holes in a wall or set up
extraneous hardware. As soon as the headset connects to a Windows
Mixed Reality-ready PC, it installs the required software, making
it possible to experience mixed reality almost anywhere. The 6-
degrees of freedom positional tracking includes forward/back,
up/down, left/right as well as pitch, yaw and roll. The headset
comes with a 13-foot cable allowing a wide range movement and
connects to a PC via HDMI 2.0, while a USB 3.0 connector
Light, Comfortable, Wide Field of View
Acer’s Windows Mixed Reality HMD is lightweight at just 1.34 lbs.
A simple adjustment of the headband ensures the perfect fit,
which is double-padded with sweat-resistant material for comfort
and durability. Two front-hinged 2.89-inch high-resolution liquid
crystal displays provide a wide 95-degree field of view and sport
a 2880 x 1440 resolution. A fast refresh rate of up to 90Hz
delivers clear and realistic images for a fantastic mixed reality
Content is available from the Windows Store. This library is
constantly expanding with limitless possibilities for content
developers to improve how people communicate, create and explore.
Acer also offers a wide variety of Windows Mixed Reality Ultra certified laptop and
desktop PCs, including the Acer Nitro 51.
The Acer Windows Mixed Reality AH101 headsets are available in
blue, can be pre-ordered from leading retailers for $399.99
(MSRP) and are scheduled to ship on Oct.17, 2017. They come
bundled with two wireless motion controllers and a limited one-
year parts and labor warranty2. Click on this link for images.
Founded in 1976, Acer is now one of the world’s top ICT companies
and has a presence in over 160 countries. As Acer looks into the
future, it is focused on enabling a world where hardware,
software and services will fuse with one another to open up new
possibilities for consumers and businesses alike. From service-
oriented technologies to the Internet of Things to gaming and
virtual reality, Acer’s 7,000+ employees are dedicated to the
research, design, marketing, sale, and support of products and
solutions that break barriers between people and technology.
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- 1Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (RS3) required
- 2Limited warranty agreement applies. For a copy,
write to Acer Customer Service, P.S. Box 6137, Temple, TX 76503.