NVIDIA's new system runs 4 x HTC Vive headsets at once

NVIDIA's proof of concept PC is capable of driving 4 x HTC Vive headsets, at once!

@anthony256
Published Tue, May 9 2017 10:31 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:55 AM CST

GTC 17 - NVIDIA is always showing off incredible new technology at its own GPU Technology Conference, and this year is no different with a new system shown off that is capable of driving multiple VR headsets at once.

NVIDIA's new system runs 4 x HTC Vive headsets at once | TweakTown.com

It's just a proof of concept right now, with the system running 4 x NVIDIA Quadro P6000 graphics cards on 4 x virtual machines, all on HTC's Lighthouse tracking system. The 4 x Quadro P6000 graphics cards feed their GPU horsepower into HTC's Vive Business Edition headsets, making it perfect for professional multi-user VR systems in amusement parks, cinemas, and arcades.

Tom Kaye, Senior Architect at NVIDIA explains: "The possibilities are endless. With the addition of remote management and reliability features, such as multiple templates, clone on boot and remote rebuilds, we could see system builders working to create a robust, ready-to-deploy multi-user VR appliance".

NEWS SOURCE:vrfocus.com

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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