Virtual reality technology is speculated to be among the most demanded features of all future devices. In this scenario, compatibility of various devices with VR headsets is a key concern for customers. Keeping in mind the same, ASUS has announced Beyond VR Ready program which will ensure compatibility and confidence for its consumers keen to gear up for the virtual-reality (VR) gaming revolution.
ASUS has worked closely with leading industry partners, to ensure a wide range of ASUS motherboards, graphics cards, and systems work seamlessly with the new generation of fully immersive VR headsets and accessories.
The testing and configuration program involved ASUS and partner engineers cooperating on the optimization of firmware and drivers for superior VR compatibility and performance — and the creation of the ASUS Beyond VR Ready logo indicates products tested to deliver a reliable and immersive VR experience.
The Beyond VR Ready badge will be applied to ASUS products already tested for compatibility with the Oculus Rift virtual-reality (VR) headset and will include other VR headsets like the HTC Vive once they arrive in the market.
ASUS Beyond VR starts with tested components or systems and the assurance that when everything is connected, powered on and the game or application is launched that a seamless, deep immersion into virtual reality is the consistent result.
With the Beyond VR Ready initiative, ASUS has published a list of components tested for compatibility with these VR devices. This VR Ready model list will be updated regularly to account for the introduction of new ASUS products and VR gear and accessories from leading industry partners.
Consumers interested in building or buying a VR-compatible PC can visit the Beyond VR Ready website where they will find a selection of recommended components for casual to the ultimate VR experience.
Beyond VR Ready website also includes a list of ASUS PCs that are ready-made for an immersive VR experience. In addition to this, VR-capable ASUS products will also carry the Beyond VR Ready logo which will confirm their suitability for VR-based systems.