THE Goal announced this Tuesday (11), during the event Connect 2022O Meta Quest Pro, its new goggles for virtual reality (VR). With a focus on the high-end segment, the product hopes to outperform its competitors thanks to its functionality of also integrating augmented reality technologies. However, this “2-in-1 product” doesn’t come cheap: the Quest Pro will cost US$1,499 (R$7,800 in direct conversion).
Meta’s new virtual reality headset is equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 processor, chip aimed at VR glasses. like the Meta Quest Pro It also has augmented reality technology, its lens allows the user to see the environment around them.
Mark Zuckerberg reinforces VR speech being the future of everything
The big star of the Connect 2022 event, which started at 2 pm, was only presented after half an hour. before showing the Meta Quest ProMark Zuckerberg did what was expected: sold the virtual reality like the future of everything. The creator of Facebook talked about how the metaverse will be the meeting place for people for work and play.
Made the sale of how “we will meet in the metaverse”, Zuckerberg introduced the Meta Quest Pro. To bring more reality to avatars, the company has improved sensors, cameras and introduced eye tracking to capture more expressions from users. After all, communication is not only done by voice, but also by body language.
With these innovations, the Goal aims at a more fluid and realistic communication between virtual work spaces and also between friends. The virtual spaces created in the headset will also integrate with users on webcams. And speaking of webcam, Zuckerberg announced that Meta and Microsoft have worked together to improve headset usage with Teams, Office and Xbox VR.
The company’s new VR glasses will have a screen with 37% more pixels per inch than the Oculus Quest 2, in addition to a display capable of delivering 75% more contrast than its predecessor. In Connect 2022, the Goal revealed plans for headsets to become users’ only monitors — but you’ll be able to use multiple monitors with Meta Quest Pro.
the joystick of Meta Quest Pro will have support for accessories, such as an extension that turns the control into a pencil, allowing the user to make more accurate drawings. The device charger will allow the headset and both joysticks to be charged at the same time.
The hefty price was justified — indirectly — by Mark Zuckerberg by the fact that the headset caters to the public looking for a device to work and interact with friends. The user who just wants to play with a VR headset, to have more immersive experiences, will look for more accessible devices, such as the VR itself. Oculus Quest 2 and competitors.