XTAL 3 Mixed Reality

Mixed Reality Headset

The most advanced pilot dedicated mixed reality headset with the highest fidelity, market-leading 180° field of view, and 8K resolution. The mixed reality headset is 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.

Maximizing Muscle Memory Training

Pilots train in a completely immersive environment coupled with a fully functional physical cockpit replica, allowing them to improve their muscle memory while experiencing haptic feedback at the same time. 

Integrated Eye
Tracking Systems

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

Technical Specifications
Foveated profiles: up to 3840×2192 @90Hz
Uncompressed profiles: 3864×2192 @45Hz, 2232×2192 @75Hz
Horizontal FOVVertical FOVPixel per degree
High fidelity lense633860
Balance lense845343
Immersive lense1709023
3840×2160 pixel per eye, 75 Hz @ 4K per eye, 120 Hz @ QHD per eye
DISPLAYSTwo fast-switching 4K LCD displays for mixed reality
WEIGHT (without head strap)700 g / 24.69 oz
DIMENSIONS (headset only)293x123x113 mm / 11.53×4.84×4.44 in 
EYE TRACKINGGaze analyses, heat map visualization, running native 120 Hz
(up to 210 Hz)
POSITIONAL TRACKINGLighthouse (SteamVR)/ART/Optitrack/Polhemus/Vicon or custom
IPDAuto IPD range 56-74 mm
HEADSET CONNECTIVITYVirtualLink (5 m/16.4 ft) cable or DisplayPort 1.4 , USB 3.2 gen2, Power 12V, 3A (5 m/16.4 ft)
OSMicrosoft Windows
SOFTWARE SUPPORTSteam VR and OpenXR drivers
Unity, Unreal, and other game engine plugins
C++ libraries (DirectX, OpenGL, Vulkan)
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

*The values may differ depending on the software settings and hardware version and used measurement method.

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