Manus at present revealed the Manus Professional Tracker, a SteamVR monitoring puck for the enterprise market. These would be the third possibility for SteamVR monitoring puck in the marketplace this yr.
The Manus Professional Tracker is so much just like the HTC Vive Trackers, which have been in the marketplace for a number of years, however with an improved industrial design extra suited to skilled use instances.
The brand new Manus Professional Trackers are smaller than the Vive Trackers, and Manus mentioned they weigh 40% lower than Vive Trackers. The decreased weight helps to extend mounting stability, which in flip will increase monitoring accuracy.
If you must use your trackers for lengthy intervals and discover the Vive Trackers run out of energy too rapidly, the Manus Professional Trackers are a greater possibility. Manus built-in replaceable battery again into the Manus Professional Tracker, which lets you maintain spare batteries available. A charger is on the market to recharge the batteries exterior of the Trackers.
Manus constructed the Manus Professional Trackers to work seamlessly with the corporate’s lineup of VR gloves. Every tracker features a mounting level for Manus’s common mounting system. The trackers are additionally suitable with commonplace 1/4″ mounting factors discovered on tripods and different tools, in addition to a chilly shoe digital camera accent mount.
Manus did not say when the Manus Professional Trackers would ship, however the firm is accepting pre-orders. They arrive at a little bit of a premium, although. A single Manus Professional Tracker will set you again € 299, and an additional battery will add € 75 to your prices. That is about 4 occasions the price of a Vive Tracker.