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Microsoft's mixed reality venture is an attempt to "democratize virtual reality" and make it available to everyone. The tech pioneer and 343 Industries have revealed that they're working on Halo mixed reality experiences.

With Microsoft's emphasis on mixed reality, the Dell Visor looks well-placed to integrate with Windows particularly well in this regard.

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They also completely occluded your vision and were used for experiences that have been traditionally been referred to as virtual reality. This summer, a promotion brought the price down to $399, including the hand controllers. The first ever headset by Dell for Microsoft's mixed reality platform will be available this October for a price of $350 and will come bundled with two controllers for $449.99. Microsoft announced the two levels of VR Microsoft Mixed Reality support in a blog post on Monday. Customers can choose the PC that's right for them i.e. Windows Mixed Reality PCs and Windows Mixed Reality Ultra PCs. Microsoft writes, "A little over ten months ago our mixed reality journey took a leap forward when we announced that the world's largest PC makers were working with us to democratize virtual reality this holiday with Windows Mixed Reality headsets".

On the topic of clear wins, the platform's overall tracking is indeed a game-changer without qualification and an evolution that will undoubtedly be coming other headsets soon.

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NanoEdge 4K UHD or Full HD touchscreen display has 178° wide-view technology and precision-stylus support, ideal for drawing on and highlighting web pages in Microsoft Edge or using with Windows Ink. "Along with our partners, we are committed to making mixed reality affordable". More interestingly, the regular spec Windows MR platform is capable of running on a cheap computer running integrated graphics, which I also tried. For customers, we are creating the best, most affordable mixed reality headsets and bringing you immersive experiences that you will love. At its Build conference in May, Acer announced a $399 bundle of headset plus a set of motion controllers. Users will be required to have a compatible PC that supports the Mixed Reality portal app on Windows 10 and it is connected through a single USB Type-C connector. With such similar pricing, Microsoft and Dell will need a good pitch to get people to chose their headsets over the competition's.

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