Impression Pi is a computer vision enabled mobile platform with the ability...

Impression Pi is a computer vision enabled mobile platform with the ability to do VR, AR, hand tracking and more

An image with the three different models of Impression Pi offered by Usense.

Hello listeners! Welcome to the EnterVR podcast! On this episode I speak with Dr. Yue Fei, the founder of Usense, the creators of Impression Pi. Usense wants to give you AR, VR along with handtracking and positional tracking all in the same mobile computer vision enabled device. Here is a snippet of some of the things we talked about:

1:00 What is impression Pi?

2:00 Getting AR and VR from one single mobile platform.

3:10 Getting AR working on Smartphones.

4:10 Impression Pi’s hand tracking input solution.

6:20 Why is Usense going for the all in one solution? What are the challenges to this approach?

9:00 What is the field of view for Impression Pi?

11:00 How Impression Pi solved positional tracking on mobile.

14:36 What are the challenges of nailing down the lowest latency?

17:40 How will Impression Pi compete on the content front?

21:52 Will Impression Pi be compatible with WebVR?

23:00 The price and timing of the devices.

25:40 Why is VR and AR important to Dr. Fei?

28:00 Using Impression Pi to give you superpowers.

31:00 Is the HMD ushering in the development of a new era?

32:30 Closing thoughts and how to stay in touch.

Thanks again to Dr. Fei for being a true scholar and gentleman of virtual reality and thank you for listening.

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