World News – CA – Sony is working on indoor tracking and a new controller for the future PSVR


A patent uncovered by Dutch tech publication LetsGoDigital reveals that Sony is experimenting with reverse tracking and new controllers for a future iteration of its PlayStation VR HMD

Sony is gearing up for the launch of the next PlayStation console, which is expected to launch in less than two months.The new console is said to support the company’s PSVR headset, but rumors have long been circulating about a new PlayStation headset The newly published patent gives even more fuel to this rumor

Sony filed patent WO2020189691 – Input device with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in April 2020 and WIPO issued it on September 24.The translated patent document describes a process for tracking controllers with « a plurality of electroluminescent parts » with a camera mounted on a helmet

Controller schematics look like Valve Index controllers They have a grip part for your hand, a series of inputs including buttons and a joystick, and a section that wraps around your hand and contains multiple sources of light

The patent document also mentions a mysterious « HMD2 », which includes at least an internal camera to keep up with controllers Sony is busy with the launch of a new console, so we doubt we’ll see a new PSVR headset this year. , but it’s nice to know that the company is still working on VR internally

Kevin has always been a tech enthusiast His fascination with computer technology started at a very young age when he saw a family friend install a new hard drive in the family PC After building his first computer at age 15, Kevin started selling custom computers After graduating Kevin spent ten years working in the computer industry These days he spends his time learning and writing on technology – in particular immersive technologies like augmented reality and virtual reality

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World News – CA – Sony is working on reverse tracking and a new controller for the future PSVR


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