Creating content for the Virtual Reality headset users doesn’t need a high-end GPU. This is what Dell wants to prove. With new computing products the company wants to release it is planning to move the Virtual Reality content to the cloud. Clients who run applications stored in the appliance and remote servers are in the list of some of the new products planned. Powering Virtual Reality content creation on virtual desktops will be powered by GPUs in the servers.
Jeff McNaught, executive director of cloud client computing at Dell said the market for Virtual Reality is exciting and the company is going to have some products to talk about in the future. There are a few products essential to get the effort started he added. With Intel Skylake chip and an integrated GPU are present in the new Latitude E7270 to handle client-side graphics was announced by the company this Thursday.
Precision Appliance, a 2U rack server that can be crowded with Nvidia graphics cards to control content design on thin clients might also be shipped by the company for Wyse. Servers are getting demanding processing data as more data transfers into the cloud. With emerging protocol like WebVR, it will also be possible to deliver Virtual Reality content over the Web and the clients are used to create engineering data animation and application.