Overcoming Vive’s cable problems – MSI’s VR Backpack
The MSI VR Backpack, VR One:
Those who have used Vive will know that one of the biggest issues is getting tangled up in the various cables, connecting your headset to your computer and to a power supply. MSI announced their solution to the cable problem – their VR backpack. In the Tokyo Game Show 2016, MSI and HTC will announce ” the world’s first-ever VR Backpack”. The backpack itself will “have massive impacts on the global VR market by removing the current VR experience limitations of having to stay close to the PC and the monitor due to cables connected.” MSI and HTC are overcoming virtual reality’s cable problems.
Light, Powerful and “Well Equipped”:
The MSI VR One weighs 3.6 kg, about the average weight of a new born baby. It comes with two battery and is able to power “full speed gameplay” for 1.5 hours. It is well equipped for VR gaming with an HDMI port, a Mini-DisplayPort and an ” ultra-speed” Thunderbolt3 port. MSI says “all these ports support smoother VR experience with over 90FPS for any high level VR devices.” MSI has worked at building a sufficient cooling system, with two 9cm ultra blade fans and nine heat pipes. More than that, MSI promises that the VR One will operate at a sound level of 41dBA – about the level of a quiet suburban area at nighttime.
MSI Dragon Center:
MSI have made transitioning to VR as simple as possible. “This software not only permits users to monitor the hardware status in details from your cell phone, but also allows adjustments and managements of unique MSI gaming features.”