Samsung stunned us at CES 2022 when it debuted the Freestyle, a compact, moveable projector that appears like a highlight. At CES 2023, the Freestyle is again and Samsung has given it a brand new set of capabilities, together with the flexibility to pair two Freestyles to create an ultrawide show.
The 2023 Freestyle can be geared towards new use circumstances, together with “real-world metaverse” purposes, although Samsung hasn’t mentioned precisely what meaning, or offered any examples. We’re additionally a bit hazy on precisely how the dual-screen performance works, save for the corporate’s description of its Edge Mixing expertise, which allows two Freestyles to synchronize their projections, whereas mechanically performing keystone correction and adjusting the image.
With a most decision of 1080p, the $800 system received’t work as a 4K TV substitute, but it surely might develop into a enjoyable option to arrange ad-hoc big-screen gaming periods now that Samsung has added its new Gaming Hub to the Freestyle’s Tizen OS software program.
Gaming Hub lets gamers play, pause, depart and decide up the place they left off in any of the greater than 1,000 cloud-based video games that might be out there by spring 2023. Avid gamers who personal an Xbox or PlayStation can join them through the micro HDMI 2.1 port and Gaming Hub will mechanically acknowledge it and populate it on the Gaming Hub Dashboard.
Samsung says Gaming Hub will make suggestions primarily based on what customers play and lets them take heed to their favourite tunes whereas enjoying. Titles will come from publishers and providers like Xbox, Amazon Luna, Nvidia GeForce Now, and Utomik, with Antsream and Blacknut coming quickly.