HP Inc. in India, today announced a unified approach and commercial solutions for virtual reality (VR), including the worlds first professional wearable VR PC the new HP Z VR Backpack.
Virtual reality is changing the way people learn, communicate and create," said Vickram Bedi, Senior Director, Personal Systems, HP Inc. India.
He said, "Making the most of this technology requires a collaborative relationship between customers and partners. As a leader in technology, HP is uniting powerful commercial VR solutions to reinvent the future and create a unified portfolio of commercial VR devices, thereby aiming at delivering empowering VR experiences to our customers."
The commercial VR solutions and services offer businesses help in product design, architecture, healthcare, first responder training, automotive and entertainment.
The HP Z VR Backpack solution provides the freedom to move and maintain total immersion with high-octane visual performance and docking capabilities that transform it into a manageable, powerful desktop PC experience. The HP Z VR Backpack is a catalyst for more powerful VR experiences across many enterprises and businesses including the following use case examples:
Businesses can use VR to deliver safe and effective simulated training in dangerous environments, in medical training or for heavy/large equipment operations. In all these environments costly mistakes can be avoided with effective VR training solutions using the HP Z VR Backpack, the company said.
HP "ZBook 17" mobile workstation promises power and performance and can be configured with the optimal horsepower and graphics solutions to bring VR content to life in an ultra-smooth 90-FPS VR experience.
HP "EliteDesk 800" G3 Tower -- a VR-certified PC -- has a redesigned 26 percent smaller chassis for the modern workplace.
"It is ideal for companies wanting to future-proof their technology and deliver state-of-the-art capabilities," the company said.
The HP technology not only provides commercial-grade reliability but also the complete VR ecosystem with Intel, NVIDIA, Technicolor, HTC Vive and others, the company added.
This effort solidifies HP's long-term commitment to VR and helping customers use VR to reinvigorate their business. Thirteen immersion centers will open later this year in Palo Alto, Houston, Boise, Fort Collins, Stockholm, London, Paris, Barcelona, Boeblingen, Beijing, Sydney, Tokyo and Singapore, and have been designed so customers can have an immersive experience using HP VR technology and receive consulting and learn how to best deploy VR devices within their business to streamline workflows.