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Sony Is Considering Local Multiplayer VR Experiences

Posted On: Oct 19, 2018   |   Posted By: Android Headlines

Sony Is Considering Local Multiplayer VR Experiences

In short: Sony may be looking to bring the essence of couch co-op multiplayer to room-scale or spatially-aware VR titles at some point in the future, based on a recently spotted patent published with the World Intellectual Property Organization. More specifically, the company seems to be considering a new device that serves to process data from a configuration that includes multiple VR headsets. That would be programmed to allow multiple VR users to view the same object or objects in virtual space from different angles and at different depths. The goal of the patent, according to associated documents, is to recreate a sense of realism via real-time depth perception, positioning, and interaction with in-experience objects. The proposed solution is all-encompassing and includes a data processing device, video processing equipment, devices to reproduce the visual effects, and a way to interconnect those wirelessly.
Background: Multiplayer VR is not a new trend but has been chiefly relegated to either online...

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