HP Reverb G2 Omnicept selling for $1249, ships next week

HP is now selling the Reverb G2 Omnicept Edition on its US webstore. The first units of this biometric VR headset ship next week.

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Published Tue, May 11 2021 9:31 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Jun 8 2021 8:34 PM CDT

HP is now taking orders of the upcoming Reverb G2 Omnicept Edition. The Omnicept is a VR headset that includes a handful of biometric sensors that give it advanced features best suited for business uses, but it looks like anyone can order it from HP's website.

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The Reverb G2 Omnicept comes equipped with a pair of pupil-tracking cameras to enable foveated rendering, which gives the headset image quality and performance benefits when paired with the right graphics card. The eye-tracking sensors also allow developers to infer information about the user's cognitive function during a training experience. The Reverb G2 Omnicept even has a heart rate sensor to track the user's level of excursion or anxiety while performing a training task.

The Omnicept Edition also includes a built-in face tracking sensor, which monitors your facial expressions and tracks your lips and tongue to help animate realistic avatars in collaborative VR experiences. When HP announced the Omnicept, face tracking was a novel idea. HTC recently beat HP to market with an attachment for the Vive Pro, but Omnicept has it built-in and integrated with the other sensors on the headset.

HP said the Reverb G2 Omnicept would be exclusively for businesses, but it looks like you can order one if you want to. HP currently has the headset listed on its website for $1249, with an expected shipping date of May 19.

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