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. Avegant Light Field design mockup.

The Avegant Glyph just got better with latest firmware update

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The Avegant Glyph is a $699 personal home theater that straps onto your face, and it's a great product for privacy and gaming. It's a product that fills a niche that exists between a VR headset and a standard screen. The firmware update released today makes the hardware even better

The Crazy VR Goggles in HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’ Are Not a Prop but a Real Prototype

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But what you’re looking at is actually a real prototype of an HMD called the Glyph, developed by a company called Avegant. Avegant makes a cameo at Hooli-con | Photo courtesy HBO. The prototype Glyph headset is not the last we see of Avegant on Silicon Valley.

The Crazy VR Goggles in HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’ Are Not a Prop.

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But what you’re looking at is actually a real prototype of an HMD called the Glyph, developed by a company called Avegant. VR virtual reality goggles vr goggles avegant hbo silicon valley prototype

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.”

CES 2016 Day 2

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Avegant Glyph Avegant Glyph were showing off their Founder's Edition of the Glyph device which sells for $599 directly from their site. Las Vegas goes into the second day of CES 2016. The crowds, the traffic, the people and lines all heading towards the gadgets.

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, 3) Avegant, a Silicon Valley start-up that creates displays for holographic or “mixed reality” headsets, has raised $13.7M

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.

Diving Into Light Fields – Research VR Podcast 39

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For more coverage on the development of Lightfield technology, watch the in-depth story of Avegant’s prototype Mixed Reality lightfield display.

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

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Avegant lands $12M in funding for its augmented reality displays ( Next Reality ). Catch up on the latest XR highlights, funding news and launch announcements the week of September 4. By Tom Emrich. Highlights. It’s been another busy week in AR+VR!

Experience Weightless VR With This Waterproof Headset

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These are the kinds of weightless experiences Stephen Greenwood, director of creative development at Discovery Digital Networks, and Allan Evans, cofounder of headset maker Avegant , are creating with their custom VR headset designed for underwater use.

Lytro is Positioning Its Light Field Tech as VR’s Master Capture Format

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SEE ALSO Avegant Claims Newly Announced Display Tech is "a new method to create light fields". Lytro , a leading light-field company, is positioning its light-field capture and playback technology as the ideal format for immersive content.

We Tried an Underwater VR Headset, and it Worked

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Greenwood works in digital production for Discovery and Evans is the CTO and co-founder of Avegant Glyph. In the space of just one year virtual reality has gone from a highly anticipated hobbyist kit, to a commercially available consumer product available at Best Buy.

A Brief History of Virtual Reality at CES

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The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has served as a good way-point for VR’s progress over the years.

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. In this article we provide an introduction to near-eye optics, analyze the evolution of waveguides, then narrow the field down to holographic waveguides.