Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 to Improve AR/VR Rendering & Reduce Power Consumption “by 30%”

Road to VR

The Snapdragon 845 also boasts the ability to provide room-scale 6 degrees-of-freedom (6 DoF) tracking with simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM), and also includes the possibility for both 6 DoF hand-tracking and 6 DoF controller support.

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Qualcomm’s New Snapdragon 845 Improves VR and AR Performance


At Qualcomm’s annual Snapdragon Summit held this year in Hawaii the company announced their latest Snapdragon chip for smartphones and mobile VR/AR. These improvements are needed for rooms-scale tracking in a standalone headset. This GPU is also capable of enabling tile-based foveation in conjunction with eye-tracking technologies to reduce the rendering workload and improve the user experience.

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Magic Leap’s LEAP Con 2018 round-up: all the major announcements in only one place

The Ghost Howls

” , that are all the member states of the USA, excluded Alaska and Hawaii. The magnetical tracking of the Magic Leap One has not had enthusiastic feedbacks, so I wonder how the two-controllers solution will perform.