During the Keynote today at IDF, Intel showed off the next play into the Virtual Reality design space. In an interesting twist, their new Project Alloy headset was demonstrated on stage and marketed as a fully untethered VR device that uses dual RealSense cameras to monitor location and position of objects around the user. The headset stills needs a PC for data transmission, such as the Skull Canyon NUC with Iris Pro graphics, but the idea to have a headset without wires is interesting but offers up a number of questions. On top of this, the Real Sense cameras will have full five-finger recognition, allowing the software to adjust the appearance of the users hands or other figures as appropriate (this is where the...

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