A Socket is a device with a connector for an Alt that can transmit tracking data using a USB or a radio protocol.
Interfacing between a Socket and an Alt is carried out by a magnetic connector.
As part of its configuration, a Socket can act as a client or as an access point:
Please, read here to learn more about the configuring devices: How to configure Antilatency wireless devices.

Socket types

There are various types of Socket:

Wired USB Socket

A small and lightweight Socket that does not support Antilatency Radio Protocol. You can secure your Wired USB Socket with double-sided adhesive tape, but we highly recommend using the mounting holes for a tighter fit. In this case you will need the following types of screws: M2x10 DIN 912, M2x12 DIN 912.

Universal Radio Socket

It’s a small and lightweight Socket that can be used for object tracking and collecting data from other radio devices.

Pico Native Socket

A wireless Socket custom-designed to fit the shape of the Pico headsets.


A wireless ergonomic 6DoF VR controller for hand tracking.


Tag is a wireless lightweight Socket that can be attached to even a compact object because of its small size. Tag has a rechargeable battery and is fully functional while charging.

Socket Reference Design

A development board to create a custom Socket for Alt. You can design your own board using the Reference Design materials provided.
Each Socket has certain functions and application area:
Developers have an opportunity to create a custom Socket using Socket Reference Design.