At E3, Razer, a game peripheral maker known for its mice, is showing off its new Barracuda Integrated Audio System, the Tarantula game keyboard and the acid-green Diamondback mouse. The Barracuda AC-1 audio chip features 3D/720 degree positional audio for more realistic game sounds.
The Tarantula keyboard possesses "Hyperesponse" technology to reduce key latency. It also includes microphone and headphone jacks, two USB ports and 95 programmable keys. The company did not give a date when their new gear will be available.
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