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.

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, Magic Leap acquires FuzzyCube Software 1) TheWaveVR has released the beta version of its social VR music platform on the Steam Early Access on the PC. 3) Avegant, a Silicon Valley start-up that creates displays for holographic or “mixed reality” headsets, has raised $13.7M

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

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Magic Leap. For a secretive company, we can learn a lot about Magic Leap from their patent filings and acquisitions, namely that they launched without a clear path to executing their vision. Magic Leap has experimented with a variety of optical designs in order to find a feasible light-field display that can be manufactured at massive scales. At this point, it appears Magic Leap returned to the drawing board.