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Microsoft today at the second day of the Build 2017 Developer conference announced the Windows Mixed Reality Motion controllers. These controller will offer a responsive tracking of movement using the sensors in the headset.

The company also highlighted that there is no need to install hardware on the walls to make  these controllers work. Microsoft will be defining basic spec to create a motion controller for Windows Mixed Reality headsets so that the OEMs can build on it.

Microsoft has created the controllers as a high quality and comfortable input device with same ease of set up and portability as the headsets. The PC OEMs are selling these controllers on retail shelves this holiday season. One of the OEM Acer is announcing today that they will ship their Mixed Reality Headset with the new motion controllers for $ 399 this summer.

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