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. Avegant claims it’s new light field display technology can do both dynamic focal plane adjustment and simultaneous focal plane display. Avegant Light Field design mockup.

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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

Royole Moon 3D Home Theater Review from CES 2017

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How does the screen compare to the Avegant Glyph? I tried the Avegant Glyph during CES 2016, and the Moon is superior in the size of the screen with far less visible pixels. 360-Degree Movies 360-Degree Video 3D VR Sound Augmented Reality Review Video Virtual Reality Virtual Reality News VR VR Movies VR NewsCES 2017 in Las Vegas and we are strapping an IMAX theater to our head.

Weekly Funding & People Roundup: TheWaveVR Raises $4M, Pluto.

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Weekly Funding & People Roundup: TheWaveVR Raises $4M, Pluto VR raises $13.9M, Avegant Raises $13.7, 2) Pluto VR , the Seattle-based virtual reality startup co-founded by PopCap Games co-founder John Vechey , has raised $13.9 The company, which is developing applications for people to communicate within virtual reality, will use the cash infusion to continue research and development, roll out its alpha test to more customers and support additional platforms.

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).

Holographic Waveguides: What You Need To Know To Understand The Smartglasses Market

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But with Dispelix already producing a printed surface relief waveguide, and with Avegant more recently demonstrating a light-field display (using an even more vintage beam-splitter technique), Magic Leap may have lost much of its novelty. Writer Christopher Grayson is an augmented reality, virtual reality and smart glasses expert market analyst represented by Gerson Lehrman Group.

A Brief History of Virtual Reality at CES

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Virtual reality has figured prominently at the event in recent years of course, quickly rising to become one of the shows hottest technologies. 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.