IFA 2016: “revolutionary” gaming keyboard Razer Ornata and wonder camera Stargazer with my own eyes

Razer unveiled its new gaming keyboard Ornata and switches its own development Mecha-Membrane, which the company calls a fundamentally new. This hybrid switches, which combine the advantages of mechanics and membranes.

Razer unveiled its new gaming keyboard Ornata and switches its own development Mecha-Membrane, which the company calls a fundamentally new. This hybrid switches, which combine the advantages of mechanics and membranes. At the Razer booth in Berlin at the IFA exhibition in 2016 the keyboard has been presented, but standing in splendid isolation behind glass. On request “feel” helpful lady from Razer took us to a cozy room for the press where we were able to look at the keyboard alive and to get a General first impression about her. To begin to understand what the “trick”?

The switches combine a diaphragm backing cushion that adds softness and a mechanical element which creates the tactile sensations similar to the mechanics. Used caps average height, thanks to which reduces the response time.

As a result, a mild depression with a distinct click and tactile feedback, slightly lower cost than the mechanics plus unreleased membrane adjustable for each individual button backlight. It is argued that the resource of the switches is 50 million So the switch looks alive:

By itself, the keyboard has a standard layout (many thanks). There are extra functions such as media controls and disabling the Windows buttons. Any button can be remapped, you can record macros on the fly and 10-key roll over.

The keyboard is pretty high, dimensions are 463х154х31 mm, and weight is closer to the mechanics: 950 g. There is a detachable palm rest with soft leatherette padded insert in the top. It is attached to the keyboard with magnets:

On the bottom are four large rubber legs and two hinged, also with rubber inserts in order that the keyboard was stable and did not go on the table. There are holes for cable routing. The cable in a fabric braid, connect the keyboard USB:

First impressions of the keyboard positive. She truly sustainable, not riding, the wrist rest (which I usually just annoying) has a good wedge shape and it is really comfortable. A full verdict on the switches until after a detailed review, but they seemed really good. Buttons work very quickly, the course is soft, but has the necessary tactile sensations that I love the mechanics. Subjectively, they feel closer to mechanical switches. The keyboard will be available with RGB and green backlight for the 100 and 80 euros respectively. Looking forward to the review.

In addition to the keyboard with the miracle switches we were able to estimate the effect of the miracle camera Razer Stargazer, which the company calls the most loudly advanced in the world of webcam. It’s meant for streaming, although capable of much more. The camera can shoot at 1920×1080 with frame rate 30 fps or 1280×720 60 fps. There’s a couple microphones with noise cancelling function.

Design with clip allows you to secure it on any laptop or desktop monitor:

And now for the magic: the camera is equipped with two “regular” and one infrared camera and supports Intel RealSense technology, and accordingly, supported Windows Hello, face detection, 3D scanning and recognition of various gestures. The camera can remove the entire background which is for a registered user in the frame, so there is no need to buy a “green paint” Chromakey.

The camera works with all kinds of tools for streaming, including Razer Cortex: Gamecaster, Youcast, XSplit and so on. The price of camera is $150.