Avegant Raises $12M Financing to Further Develop AR Display Tech

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Avegant, the AR display company known for its Glyph head-mounted display , announced that the company has successfully closed a $12M Series AA financing, which will allow them to further develop their light field technologies and “high resolution, low latency, and high brightness” retinal displays. Image courtesy Avegant. The post Avegant Raises $12M Financing to Further Develop AR Display Tech appeared first on Road to VR.

Avegant Claims Newly Announced Display Tech is “a new method to create light fields”

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Avegant , makers of Glyph personal media HMD, are turning their attention to the AR space with what they say is a newly developed light field display for augmented reality which can display multiple objects at different focal planes simultaneously. Most of today’s AR and VR headsets have something called the vergence-accommodation conflict. Avegant Light Field design mockup. SEE ALSO 'HOLOSCOPE' Headset Claims to Solve AR Display Hurdle with True Holography.

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The AR Show: Designing AR for the Way Our Eyes Work

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This article features the latest episode of The AR Show. Based on a new collaboration, episode coverage joins AR Insider’s editorial flow including narrative insights and audio. This can be said for Avegant CEO Edward Tang. Soon after that, Avegant was born.

Charting a Path to Viable Consumer AR Glasses, Part IV

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Charting a Path to Viable Consumer AR Glasses, Part IV. W elcome back to our series on the path to viable consumer AR. For AR glasses to achieve high visual quality and device comfort (both the physical and social comfort), the right combination of display and optics are essential.

A new kind of screen could help computer glasses replace the.

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It doesn’t burn me, because it’s a computer image displayed through a new kind of headset prototype built by Avegant, a Silicon Valley-based startup. The fact that I’m instinctively reacting to a virtual object merely a few inches away from my eyes is the biggest advantage to Avegant’s new technology, founder and CTO Edward Tang told Business Insider. Avegant calls it “light field.” mixed reality virtual reality augmented reality mr vr ar immersive immersive reality tech

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

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Facebook frenzy: new 360 app + live streaming in VR + voice search, our Avegant future looks like Star Trek, ZeniMax and Oculus: the plot thickens, VR companies grew 40% in 2016, investment & funding wrapup, and more… FACEBOOK FRENZY: NEW 360 APP + LIVE STREAMING + VOICE SEARCH. Avegant’s main product is the Glyph, which looks like a pair of Beats headphones that you wear over your eyes to watch videos (any regular ol’ video).

A Brief History of Virtual Reality at CES

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The unique (and formerly Valve developed) retro-reflective-powered CastAR system gave us a glimpse at one of augmented reality’s possible futures; Avegant turned up with their bizarre yet technically impressive personal media player the Glyph ; PrioVR had their new entry-level motion tracking / VR input system to try. CES 2015 brought yet more impressive advancements from VR and AR fields, and some notable setbacks.