Sony's PlayStation VR Could Go Wireless According to a Sony Patent

Vive vibes.


A new patent filed by Sony Entertainment suggests the development of a new HTC Vive-like virtual reality tracking system. The device is described as operating like a sonar, tracking the player’s movements based on lights and mirrors (via

The current PSVR system is usually criticized for not allowing much mobility for its users. A device like the one mentioned in the patent application would provide a much more immersive experience. The new device would also make the PSVR more of an accurate system, likening it closer to the Vive and Oculus.

It’s important to remember that a company filing an app for a patent isn’t a 100% guarantee that the new tech will come to fruition. PSVR initially launched in fall 2016.

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