Bandwidth requirements for Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) - infographic

January 4, 2017

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As Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) starts to get traction, we look at the increasing bandwidth demands that VR and AR systems require.The bandwidth and low-latency requirements for these video-heavy technologies are at a level not reached by any other current technology and our current networks are exceedingly ill-equipped to handle even HD-quality VR streams, let alone 4k+ immersive virtual reality.

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