Press Release: fit-Headless GS enables effective game-streaming and VR

Official CompuLab Press Release: 2016-05-19


Yokneam, Israel 19-May-2016 – Compulab is introducing fit-Headless GS – a miniature HDMI 2.0 display emulator for game-streaming and virtual-reality setups. fit-Headless GS supports high refresh rates of up to 120 Hz, up to 4K resolution and 7.1 channels HDMI audio.

“The fit-Headless GS solved my problem of NVIDIA audio support in STEAM In-Home Streaming effortlessly” said Linus Sebastian, founder of Linus TechTips. “Definitely worth the price!”

The need for display emulator in game-streaming

Game-streaming and VR heavily depend on the capabilities of graphics card in the gaming PC, while the user plays the game on a remote display or using a head-mounted-display. Usually the graphics card requires a display to work properly. fit-Headless GS saves the need for that extra display. It plugs into the HDMI port of the graphics card and identifies as an extremely capable display device, unleashing the full capabilities of the graphics card.

fit-Headless GS resolutions, refresh rates and HDMI audio

fit-Headless GS supports some of the highest resolutions and refresh rates available with HDMI 2.0. Among the supported resolutions are:
60 Hz: 4096×2160 / 3840×2160
90 Hz: 2160×1200
120 Hz: 3440×1440 / 2560×1440 / 1920×1080
Streaming games at 4K and seamless transition from desktop to HMD VR depends only on the capabilities of the graphics card.
fit-Headless GS supports HDMI audio. With fit-Headless GS your graphics card identifies a fully capable HDMI audio device. Audio can be processed and streamed at the best quality with up to 7.1 channels, with Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD support.

fit-Headless GS is a true plug-and-play device

fit-Headless GS requires no software installation nor configuration and does not require external power supply. Just plug it into an available HDMI port and the graphics card immediately identifies a virtual display. No reboot is required.

Pricing and availability