Wearable ‘backpack PCs’ let you experience high-end VR on the go


If you want the best VR experience, mobile VR headsets like the Gear VR and Google Cardboard won’t do at all.

High-quality VR with headsets like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive require equally powerful PCs with beefy graphics cards. And that usually means you’ll be tethered to a PC tower indoors. A couple of PC makers have a solution for that: Backpack PCs that you wear.

HP and MSI both announced backpack PCs designed for use with high-end VR headsets. Zotac also announced a similar product last month. Though they go by different names, the idea is the same: cram powerful PC guts into a backpack powered by a large battery pack.

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Via: Mashable: Gadgets

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