The year 2021 was the first year of the metaverse Era as the Covid-19 pandemic continued raging on. Life under the pandemic has meant a massive transformation in people’s modes of work and lifestyles due to strict restrictions on outdoor activities and social distancing measures. Nowadays, people spend more time at home surfing the internet. Noticing this growing trend, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) have become the latest craze and focus for leading tech companies in the entertainment industry. Additionally, another upgraded application in technology called mixed reality (MR) is already in progress. When these three kinds of realities are integrated into one experience, an extended reality (XR) is created that can make the novel metaverse world a reality, and entertainment applications would prosper in this brand-new landscape as well.
The concept of the metaverse involves the creation of a 3D virtual world that offers immersive experiences by adopting innovative designs and technology. The use of immersion technology such as XR devices allows users to connect to a virtual platform via game consoles and gaming PCs and experience a whole new reality, one that offers innovative and interactive forms of entertainment, collaboration mode, and more.
Metaverse players can jump from one platform to another to work or communicate with others while wearing lightweight XR headsets that blur the lines between reality and the virtual world. To ensure this new technology can operate as effortlessly as intended, highly effective and long-lasting thermal solutions will play an important role in creating this authentic virtual world. In reality, players experiencing highly responsive interactions in virtual social spaces without latency issues relies on the capacity of the technology to process and compute a huge amount of data in real time, and it also requires high-quality image processing. However, a massive amount of heat is generated during these processes. If the heat cannot dissipate fast enough, it is stored in the XR systems, leading to a reduction in data transmission speed. As a result, XR users could become frustrated and unsatisfied with the poor quality of interactions in the metaverse and disappointing technology performance when their headsets are crushed, broken, or not as durable as they expected.
SUNON, as one of leading thermal solution providers, knows that long-lasting heat consistency and fast heat dissipation are the two key factors to ensuring XR users have a delightful user experience and smooth access to the interactions they expect in an immersive environment. SUNON can custom design highly effective and compact thermal solutions for various sizes of XR device and system structures that can easily be used alongside SUNON’s best thermal solutions for metaverse-related entertainment applications, such as game consoles and gaming PCs. SUNON’s thermal products are a reliable, high-quality choice for all clients, offering products that will not only enhance the processing performance of XR devices but also extend their service life.