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

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While well-known for its Glyph head-mounted display (now called ‘Avegant Video Headset’), the company has also demoed a prototype AR headset using its display technologies, which are said to target the consumer market. Image courtesy Avegant.

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.

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. 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. CES 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 funding vr virtual reality augmented reality

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.

AR+VR Weekly: Apple AR glasses, $13 Billion VR market in China & Oculus top hardware on Steam

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Finally, Steam’s latest hardware report shows the gap between Oculus Rift and HTC Vive is widening with Oculus at 47.11% and HTC Vive at 42.58% while Windows Mixed Reality has seen slight growth accounting for 7.18%.

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.