-News Direct- Zero Latency, a global leader in immersive entertainment, is announcing the expansion of its next generation technology to the U.S., beginning with Las Vegas and brand new locations in Seattle, Houston, Dallas, Cincinnati, and Orlando opening later this year. Since Zero Latency first introduced the concept of free-roam virtual reality to the world in Melbourne, Australia in 2015, the company has continued to push the progression of the industry forward. Today, its next generation virtual reality entertainment platform release allows Zero Latency to once again provide customers with the most effortless, immersive experience available anywhere.
In partnership with HTC, Zero Latency is able to bring up to eight players together to experience the same amazing content game library, but now with more freedom of movement and agency than ever before. Now, with the ability to remove backpacks and extra wires, Zero Latency customers will experience the most distraction-free, immersive experience available to them in the world. The new platform uses an exclusive remote rendering stack, the latest 6E wireless technology to seamlessly stream 5K VR to all players simultaneously, and the HTC VIVE Focus 3 to deliver an increased performance that is up to 16 times greater than that of traditional all-in-one headsets.
"The new Zero Latency platform offers the closest experience yet to simply stepping inside another world. We intentionally provide effortlessly immersive experiences that we think people will enjoy, and we can't wait to share that with more customers around the world," said Tim Ruse, Chief Executive Officer at Zero Latency. "By removing equipment, like backpacks, we're actually able to provide a heightened player experience to our customers in the United States and across the world. Our existing titles feel better than ever, and we can't wait to blow people away with what we have coming next."
Customers can now discover Zero Latency's award-winning library of game titles without wires through its seven premium game environments, including Ubisoft-exclusive "Far Cry VR," "Sol Raiders," "Undead Arena," "Singularity," "Outbreak Origins," "Engineerium," and "Zombie Survival." The HTC VIVE Focus 3, customized to enhance the experience offered at Zero Latency, provides awe-inspiring 5K visual fidelity with a 90Hz refresh rate and 120 degree field of view, immersing players and up to seven of their friends in mind-bending worlds that sound just as real as they look. Its range of hardware and software features are game changing for location based entertainment, improving player experience and operational efficiency.
"Our customers often tell us Zero Latency is the best VR experience they've ever had," said Scott Vandonkelaar, Chief Technology Officer at Zero Latency. "Delivering experiences as deep and interactive as ours has never been possible with an all-in-one headset, so we built our own solution. Remote rendering and 6E wireless streaming means we can deliver our experiences at previously impossible performance levels, with less technology and fewer player distractions than ever. We're thrilled by the results and can't wait for customers to experience it for themselves."
Zero Latency's latest platform doesn't just improve the experience for customers; it changes the game for owners and operators globally too. With a decrease in entry costs for new owners, hardware management, equipment maintenance, and a simplified player onboarding experience, it's the most affordable and easy-to-use iteration of the Zero Latency platform yet.
Customers can experience the new Zero Latency platform now in the United States at Zero Latency Las Vegas located in the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino or in one of over 20 additional venues launching worldwide in the coming months.
For more information about Zero Latency, go to https://zerolatencyvr.com/.
ABOUT ZERO LATENCY:
Zero Latency is a global leader in immersive entertainment, working at the cutting edge of VR and location-based experiences. With more than 55 venues across over 20 countries, Zero Latency is the largest free-roam VR network in the world. Since opening the world's first free-roam VR venue in 2015, Zero Latency has thrilled more than 2 million players worldwide. Over the past year alone, the company has seen a 124% jump in games played within the U.S. and 288% growth globally. Zero Latency is continuously innovating to raise the bar for customers, owners, and operators. Other firsts include:
Partnering with Microsoft in 2019 to develop "inside out" tracking technology
Launching Sol Raiders in 2019, the world's first free-roam eSports game
Releasing the AAA-exclusive Far Cry VR experience alongside Ubisoft in 2021
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