Alleged Google Standalone AR Headset Currently Being Made

Tech giant Google is allegedly currently working on a standalone Augmented Reality headset device. According to German news website WinFuture, the Google standalone AR headset has been codenamed Google A65 by the company.

Alleged Google Standalone AR Headset Currently Being Made

The report claims that Mountain View firm and Quanta are working with Google on the headset. Moreover, Quanta was earlier involved in the production of the Pixel C tablet, which was launched in 2015.

Google Standalone AR Headset

The Google standalone AR headset is predicted to sport camera sensors and microphones. It will facilitate users to control the headset using Google Assistant.

It is speculated to be powered by Qualcomm’s custom quad-core IoT chip, the QSC603 which supports resolutions up to 2,560×1,440 resolution other than 1080p and 1030p video capture, 3D overlays, Open CL, Open GL, Vulcan rendering interfaces support, Bluetooth 5.1, Gigabit wireless, GPS connectivity, and API neural networks. Moreover, the headset is being predicted that another chipset is also being used. It is codenamed SXR1 allegedly.

The company already sells an AR headset called Google Glass. It is equipped with a camera and heads-up display. The device was first launched in 2013. Moreover, it is currently offered to enterprises.

Moreover, the Google standalone AR headset is expected to similar to Microsoft’s HoloLens in its chipset and operating style. Information regarding the release date is not known yet.

Other Google AR Developments

Google has revealed an Augmented Reality-powered microscope prototype, that is capable of detecting cancer in human tissues in real time. During the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research in Chicago on 16th April 2018, the company showcased the prototype, developed by a team of researchers. According to Google, it can save millions of lives across the world, as it can help accelerate and democratize the adoption of deep learning tools for pathologists around the world. The prototype is a modified light microscope. Moreover, it processes real-time image analysis and presents the results of ML algorithms directly into the field of view.

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Tech giant Google is allegedly currently working on a standalone Augmented Reality headset device. According to German news website WinFuture, the Google standalone AR headset has been codenamed Google A65 by the company.
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