First Lynx VR-AR Headsets Deliberate To Ship In ‘June



The primary shipments of the Lynx standalone VR-AR hybrid headset are due in just a few months’ time.

Talking to Between Realities throughout GDC this 12 months, CEO Stan Larroque stated that provide chain points would stop the gadget from making its unique April launch date, nevertheless it ought to now be coming within the June – July timeframe. Test the top of the video beneath for the interview.

“So there’s the software program and the {hardware},” Larroque stated when requested when the gadget can be transport. “With the software program we’re fairly mature, we’re going to place the SDK out quickly. It’s going to be OpenXR runtime.

“And on the {hardware} facet we’re within the course of of producing with our Taiwanese companion. We had been presupposed to ship in April however we’re going to face some points with provide chain. There’s drama each week right here, I’m certain you’re conscious with every part occurring proper now. So I feel you possibly can anticipate the primary headsets to return between June and July. So it’s a matter of weeks, now we have some weeks of delays right here, nevertheless it’s [happening] now.”

Lynx holds lots of promise as a standalone gadget that includes Qualcomm’s XR2 platform, probably positioning it as a competitor to the Quest 2. The equipment prices $499 and likewise locations a big emphasis on passthrough shade AR performance, with a partnership with SideQuest within the works to function the equipment’s app retailer.