article thumbnail

Acer and Starbreeze Announce First Shipment of StarVR Head-Mounted Displays

Cats and VR

Acer and Starbreeze AB today announced at a global press conference in Berlin that they have started to ship StarVR® Virtual Reality (VR) Head-Mounted Displays (HMD) to IMAX Corporation in preparation for the highly anticipated opening of the IMAX VR® Center in Los Angeles, expected later this year, and others in the near future.

article thumbnail

Accommodation and Vergence in Head-mounted Displays


These are another two (relates ones) of those frequently-asked questions about VR and head-mounted displays (HMDs) that I promised to address a while back. Figure 4: A pair of eyes looking at a virtual object in a head-mounted display. My vision is fine!


Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

Samsung to Acquire AR/VR Microdisplay Company eMagin for $218M

Road to VR

Founded in 2001, eMagin has created head-mounted displays to showcase its OLED technology since the release of Z800, which launched in mid-2005. The company announced in a press statement that Samsung will acquire all outstanding shares of eMagin common stock on a fully diluted basis for $2.08

Samsung 363
article thumbnail

HTC Files Trademark For ‘Vive Cosmos’


Details include a ‘head mounted display for computer simulated reality.’. While the description itself doesn’t explicitly state that the trademark is related to VR, phrases such as “head mounted display for computer simulated reality” and “optical devices,” indicate that immersive technology is more than likely involved.

HTC 287
article thumbnail

This AR Helmet Lets Helicopter Pilots ‘Own The Sky’


The platform is built around three primary components: an AR head-mounted display (HMD), an AI-powered mission computer, and an array of sensor systems, including the Xplore radar and BrightNite multispectral payload, which includes day and Infra-Red cameras for thermal vision.

AR 487
article thumbnail

Google Reportedly Working On Its Own Mixed Reality Glasses


In 2014, the company released the first iteration of Google Carboard , a cost-effective head-mounted display designed specifically for mobile VR. Image Credit: Google Inc. Google has a long history in the immersive technology industry.

Google 529
article thumbnail

Full Sail University to Create Virtual Production Studio


The earliest VR experiences predate head-mounted displays and instead used projectors to turn a room into a virtual environment without the aid of a head-mounted display. After all, a headset isn’t strictly required for viewing or even entering some immersive environments.