Head Mounted Displays

Facebook Nails Down Retinal Resolution VR Headset Patent

When it comes to VR display resolution, the war is certainly starting to gain intensity. Although  current mobile display technology has achieved incredibly pixel densities, they still fall rather short when places just an inch or two from your eyeballs. So everyone seems to be chasing the holy grail – “retinal” VR displays. In the … Continue reading Facebook Nails Down Retinal Resolution VR Headset Patent

Holy Moley It Really IS Christmas: Magic Leap Unveils “Magic Leap One” for 2018

Do you hear that cracking sound? That, my friends, is the sound of hell solidly freezing over. The flapping you hear is simply a flock of flying pigs, decorating the sky above this now frozen hellscape. Why all this apocalyptic commotion? Mystery company Magic Leap has made an announcement. While that’s an even rare enough … Continue reading Holy Moley It Really IS Christmas: Magic Leap Unveils “Magic Leap One” for 2018

The Windows Mixed Reality Launch is the Biggest VR News of 2017

Let’s be honest, although there’s plenty of exciting stuff that in VR and AR we’re all waiting for, it’s been a while since anyone has announced something that actually feels like it’s changing the game. The boredom was roundly shattered by none other than Microsoft with its announcement of Windows Mixed Reality. No Hololens For … Continue reading The Windows Mixed Reality Launch is the Biggest VR News of 2017

Zeiss VR One Virtual Reality Headset

HMD Name: VR One Designer: Zeiss Website: http://vrone.us/ Estimated price $120 (Excl. $10 phone tray) Display type: Phone dependent Resolution: Phone dependent Field of view: 100 degrees Head tracking: Yes Eye Tracking: No Audio: Own headphones Refresh rate: Phone dependent Latency: Phone dependent Optics: Custom Zeiss optics, no IPD needed Inputs: TBA Type: Smartphone HMD … Continue reading Zeiss VR One Virtual Reality Headset

Step into the future with the HTC Vive

The virtual world is now open, and it’s worth the entry fee “This is the future!”             “It’s so real!”                         “Oh my God what just flew past me?”                                     “WOW!”                                                 “Ok, this is the real deal. This is it.”                                                             “Show me something else!”                                                                         “Hey, come look at this!” These are all … Continue reading Step into the future with the HTC Vive

Playstation VR Virtual Reality Headset

HMD Name: Playstation VR (Codename Morpheus) Designer: Sony Website: https://www.playstation.com/en-us/explore/project-morpheus/ Estimated price $300 Display type: OLED Resolution: 960*1080 per eye Field of view: 100 degrees Head tracking: 6 Degrees of freedom Eye Tracking: No Audio: None (Own headphones) Refresh rate: 120Hz Latency: TBA.Unkown Optics: TBA, can be worn with glasses Inputs: HDMI Type: Tethered to … Continue reading Playstation VR Virtual Reality Headset