XTAL 3 Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality Headset

The XTAL is a pilot dedicated virtual reality headset with extremely high fidelity, 8K resolution, and a market-leading 180° field of view. It was designed in cooperation with an international group of Air Force pilots to fulfill professional expectations.

Crystal Clear
8K Resolution

Full RGB 8K resolution paired with patented custom-made non-fresnel VR lenses creates a realistic view with undeformed images.

Field of View

The combination of a 180° horizontal and a 90° vertical field of view offers the highest fidelity, 1:1 immersive true-to-life simulation and reduces negative training.

Headset Customization

VRgineers is capable of delivering tailor-made solutions customized to clients’ requests. The XTAL software and hardware technology can be modified to fit specific use cases perfectly.

XTAL 3 Professional Headset

Wide field of view
High resolution
Made for simulations

Consumer Headset

Limited field of view
Low resolution
Made for gaming

Integrated Eye
Tracking Systems

Eye-tracking provides foveated rendering and gathers the gaze information for debriefing and behavioral analyses visualized via heatmaps.

Technical Specifications
RESOLUTION3840×2160 per eye
DISPLAYSTwo fast-switching 4K LCD displays for virtual reality
REFRESH RATE75 Hz @ 4K per eye, 120 Hz @ QHD per eye
FIELD OF VIEW180° horizontal, 90° vertical
ADVANCED FEATURESFoveated Rendering, Timewarp
EYE TRACKINGGaze analyses, heatmap visualization, running native 120 Hz (up to 210 Hz)
POSITIONAL TRACKINGLighthouse (SteamVR)/ART/Optitrack/Polhemus/Vicon or custom
HAND TRACKINGembedded UltraLeap sensor
IPDAuto IPD – range 56-74 mm
HEADSET CONNECTIVITYVirtualLink (5m / 16.40 ft) cable or DisplayPort 1.4 , USB 3.2 gen 2, Power 12V, 3A (5m / 16.40 ft)
OSMicrosoft Windows
SOFTWARE SUPPORTSteam VR and OpenXR drivers
Unity, Unreal and other game engines plugins
C++ libraries (Direct X, OpenGL, Vulcan)
SIMULATORS SUPPORTLockheed Martin Prepar3D, DCS World, X-Plane 11, Bohemia Interactive Simulations (VBS3, VBS4), Microsoft Flight Simulator, Aero FS 2, FlyInside, and other custom integrations
WEIGHT (without headstrap)600 g / 21 oz
DIMENSIONS (headset only)293x123x113 mm / 11.53×4.84×4.44 in

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