FOVE Launches Pre-Orders For Eye-Tracking VR Headset FOVE 0, Starting at $549

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It’s been a long road for FOVE , the creators of the eye-tracking VR headset that hit Kickstarter last summer, but today the company launches pre-orders for their first commercially available product, the FOVE 0. Display: WQHD OLED (2560 x 1440) 1280 x 1440 per eye.

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Varjo Announces AR Pass-through Capability for Its ‘Bionic Display’ Headset

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Varjo, the Finland-based headset manufacturer, today announced the company’s upcoming high resolution VR headset will have AR pass-through capabilities powered by Socionext image signal processors.

Startup Aims for Retinal Resolution VR Display With 70x “effective resolution” of Today’s Headsets

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Finland-based Varjo has announced a new display technology for AR and VR which the company is calling “the first human eye-resolution VR/AR/XR immersive display.” SEE ALSO Vive to Get Eye-tracking Add-on with Optional Corrective Lenses.

Facebook Wins Patent For Human-Eye ‘Retinal’ Resolution VR Headset

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Facebook has been awarded a patent for a head mounted display (HMD) which combines a large low resolution display and small high resolution display projected to where the user’s eye is pointed to achieve ‘retinal’ resolution. ‘Retinal’ or “retina” is a term often used to describe angular resolution which at least matches that of the center of the human eye. Two Displays Per Eye, Merged.

Hands-on: Varjo ‘Bionic Display’ Headset is a Promising Shortcut to Retina Resolution

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Until then, Finland-based VR startup Varjo is using a combination of macrodisplays and microdisplays to put high density resolution to the center of your view without giving up the wide field of view.

Varjo talks with me about its human eye resolution VR headset and its mixed reality add-on (that will be available at AWE 2019)

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If you follow the evolutions of the virtual reality ecosystem, for sure you know this name: it is a Finnish startup working on developing a headset that features human-eye resolution. Varjo makes human eye resolution VR headsets and brings those to the market this year. Varjo.

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

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In this article we provide an introduction to near-eye optics, analyze the evolution of waveguides, then narrow the field down to holographic waveguides. Near-eye Optics Basics. Essilor is the world’s largest lens manufacturer, and recently merged with Luxottica of Italy, the world’s largest eye-frames company. The waveguides used in Microsoft’s HoloLens, are of Nokia’s design, modified with the housing turned upright, with the micro-displays placed above the eye.