HP launches VR backpack for business

HP has launched a new virtual reality backpack[1] aimed at professional applications. The HP Z VR backpack looks to reduce concept-to-production cycle times, enhance training procedures, and deliver immersive customer experiences. The Z VR backpack features a slim form factor with hot-swappable batteries and is compatible with numerous headsets – including the HTC Vive or Windows mixed reality head-mounted displays.

The PC can also be detached and used as a conventional desktop by connecting to a docking station. HP said the backpack boasts powerful hardware, which includes:

  • Nvidia Quadro P5200 GPU
  • Intel Core i7-7820HQ
  • Up to 32GB DDR4 RAM
  • Up to 1TB storage

The backpack weighs 4.65kg, measures 33.3 x 23.6 x 6.09 cm, and will be available from September 2017 – starting at £3,299. HP Z VR Backpack 2

HP Z VR Backpack 3

Now read: CNN launches virtual reality newsroom[2]


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