Product Name : MeganeX , Pebble Feel , mutalk
Estimated Price : Less than $900 , Around $200 , Around $200
Estimated Date : Spring 2022 , Spring 2022 , Summer 2022
Shiftall Inc. is pleased to announce three new products: MeganeX VR headset, Pebble Feel metaverse-linked wearable heating and cooling device, and mutalk microphone that preserves your voice for the metaverse while suppressing sound from leaking into your surroundings.
Shiftall has been selling ‘HaritoraX’, a full-body tracking system compatible with SteamVR and LUMIX virtual data, for the Japanese market for some time. We are now excited to announce development of three new VR products for the global markets in collaboration with Panasonic in order to accelerate our metaverse business in earnest into the future. The new products will be released as Shiftall products.
Ultra-Lightweight 6DoF VR Headset with 5.2K Resolution OLED Microdisplay
The MeganeX is an ultra-lightweight, ultra-high-resolution VR headset compatible with SteamVR. What the citizens of the metaverse want in a VR headset is “lightweight”. This is because they spend more than 2,000 hours per year in the metaverse. The foldable frame with built-in speakers makes it easy to carry. The world’s highest level of image representation is also attractive, with the ability to project 5.2K HDR 10-bit images at a refresh rate of 120Hz. It supports 6DoF head position detection to get the most enjoyment out of your favorite SteamVR applications.
MeganeX will be powered by Snapdragon® XR1 platform to enable an optimized, high-
quality VR experience. And we work with Kopin Corporation to develop MeganeX and use Lightning® OLED microdisplay and Pancake® lenses as optics/display components of MeganeX.
Display : 1.3inch OLED Microdisplay 5.2K(2,560×2,560 per eye) , 10bit HDR / 120Hz
Weight : Approx. 250g (8.8oz) *Without cable
Processor : Snapdragon® XR1 platform
Tracking system : 6DoF, camera based inside-out head tracking
Connection : DisplayPort Alternate Mode on USB-C or DisplayPort + USB2.0*
*Connect with the interface conversion box(included to package)
Estimated Price : Less than $900
Metaverse-Linked Wearable Body Cooling and Heating System
The Pebble Feel is a personal air conditioner that heats and cools the human body with a high-performance Peltier element that fits in the palm of your hand like a pebble. It can efficiently heat and cool the human body from the nape of the neck when combined with a special shirt or supporter belt.
By using the dedicated SteamVR add-on, you can experience cold and heat in a metaverse space like VRChat. It will also provide a mechanism that anyone can easily create a metaverse world with a specified sensible temperature using existing shaders. Of course, it can be used not only for the metaverse but also to cool down on a hot day or to warm up on a cold day.
Heat & Cool plate temperature : Min. 9°C(48°F), Max. 42°C(107°F)
*in a 25℃(77°F) environment
Use per charge : In “Medium” cooling mode: Approx. 15 hours* In “Medium” heating mode: Approx. 25 hours*
*When using a 10,000mAh portable charger.
Recommended operating temperature : 5°C to 40°C(41°F to 104°F)
Weight : Approx. 60g (2.1oz)
System Requirements : Windows(SteamVR)/iOS/iPadOS/Android
Connection : Bluetooth® v5.0 Low Energy
Estimated Price : Around $200
Microphone with Leaked Sound Suppression Function for the Metaverse
The mutalk is a Bluetooth microphone that suppresses leaked sound. “Leaked sound” includes both prevention of obtrusive ambient noise leaking into the metaverse as well as preventing your voice from intruding on your family or neighbors quiet time.
Voice chat is the primary method of communication in the metaverse and online games. However, when it heats up, it usually becomes loud and often causes complaints from family and neighbors. For heavy users, moving to a new house is one way to deal with this problem, but the ‘mutalk’ Bluetooth microphone with sound leakage protection is an inexpensive solution to this problem.
The mutalk can be secured or affixed to your face with a special band, so you can talk hands-free even when your hands are full, and you can voice chat loudly without disturbing your family or neighbors.
Even if you remove the strap, you can use it for conference calls in open spaces such as cafes without being overheard.
Battery Life : 10 hours+
Charging method : USB Type-C
System Requirements : Windows/macOS/iOS/iPadOS/Android
Connection : Bluetooth® v4.2 BR/EDR(HSP, HFP1.7)
Estimated Price : Around $200
Endorsement comment from Qualcomm Technologies
“We congratulate the Shiftall team on the development of the “MeganeX” powered by the Snapdragon XR1 platform,” said Said Bakadir, senior director of XR product management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “Shiftall and Qualcomm Technologies share a mutual vision that XR Viewers tethered to a host device will unleash a wave of use cases and we look forward to seeing “MeganeX” in consumers hands this Spring.
CES 2022 Information
Exhibition Period : 5th to 8th January 2022
CES – The Global Stage for Innovation – CES 2022
CES Unveiled Las Vegas – CES 2022
CES 2022 Panasonic Web Site
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