Lenovo has showcased its latest portfolio of VR-oriented intelligent devices at CES 2018. Men and women company has unveiled the Mirage Solo standalone VR headset and the Mirage VR180 camera. The Mirage Solo is an entirely standalone virtual reality headset that runs Google’s Daydream platform. Meanwhile, the VR180 camera captures high-resolution 3D photos and videos which might be immersive and give users to re-experience memories. Aside from the Mirage camera, Google also has announced Yi Technology’s Horizon VR180 camera. Additionally, Lenovo has paired AI and AR when using the all-new Glass C220.
Lenovo Mirage Solo
In May 2019, Google had announced at I/O 2019 that it can be dealing with partners including HTC and Lenovo to cultivate standalone VR headsets. However, later Google and HTC confirmed the cancellation of plans. The good news is Lenovo has finally revealed the standalone Daydream headset called Mirage Solo. Using the new device, users will not have in order to connect a smartphone into the headset to get involved with virtual worlds. Owing to WorldSense tracking technology, this device gets two cameras in the of your headset which tracks head together with body movements.
In a press release, Lenovo says, “Mirage Solo users is definitely the first to see all of the potential of motion-tracking technology, called WorldSense, on Google’s Daydream virtual reality platform. WorldSense helps you to move about and explore your virtual environments almost like you’re truly there – leaning, dodging or ducking through space.”
The Mirage Solo packs specifications which are usually seen in Android smartphones. It features a Snapdragon 835 processor with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of super-quick UFS storage and also a microSD option too. It sports a 5.5-inch QHD LCD screen and is also run by a 4000mAh battery which runs up to 7 hours, says Lenovo. The Mirage Solo has an controller just like wireless controller present in Google’s Daydream headset. Perhaps the headset has controls like power and volume. The headset’s display features a 110-degree field of view for immersive VR engagement.
The Lenovo Mirage Solo is required to be presented starting in the other quarter of 2018.
Lenovo Mirage Camera, Yi VR 180 camera
Meanwhile, the VR180 Lenovo Mirage Camera is often a VR camera that simplifies the processes of making VR happy with easy video or image capture. The Mirage Camera eliminates the requirement of specialised VR videography skills and professional camera gear to shoot immersive VR videos and pictures. Lenovo says users can easily ‘just point, shoot, relive and share”. The Lenovo Mirage Camera is very simple while it sports just three buttons: power, shutter, and function. Users can toggle between three modes: photo, video and live broadcasting.
The Mirage Camera sports two 13 megapixel fisheye lenses that will provide over twice the resolution within the usual 360-degree solutions, says Google. Meanwhile, the YI Horizon camera shoots 3D video in 5.7K resolution at 30 frames per second, a 9to5Google report said. The Yi camera also carries a 2.2-inch 640~CHECK~360 pixel touchscreen that could rotate for framing shots.
Meanwhile, Lenovo’s VR180 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 SoC with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of built-in storage expandable via microSD. The digital camera is supplied in Wi-Fi and LTE variants. From the camera, a 2200mAh battery gives up to two hours of usage. The digital camera may also start high-resolution 3D live streams.
The Lenovo Mirage VR180 camera format will be displayed in 3D in Daydream View, Cardboard, or and also the standalone Mirage Solo headset. Users also can view in 2D on smartphones or PCs through Google Photos and YouTube.
The Lenovo Mirage camera and Yi Technology’s Horizon VR180 camera are expected to be presented from the second quarter this season.
New Glass C220
Lenovo in addition unveiled the New Glass C220 that mixes AI learning and augmented reality. It features a Glass Unit and Pocket Unit and functions by recognising and identifying real-life objects using AI technologies. The Glass Unit operates on Android. You can experience AR through one eye whilst additional in the real world, says Lenovo. The device gathers information in the area of view, giving step by step direction for repair, identifying disabled equipment and troubleshooting issues. It features anti-noise interaction, mobile computing capacity, and custom mods.