The Display Resolution of Head-mounted Displays


What is the real, physical, display resolution of my VR headset? Those figures show display resolution, in pixels/°, along two lines (horizontal and vertical, respectively) going through the center of the right lens of my own Vive.

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.

Head-mounted Displays and Lenses


What this means is that, for most people, it would be impossible to focus on the screens of HMDs (unless the display is ridiculously large ( source )). “It can’t be comfortable or healthy to stare at a screen a few inches in front of your eyes.”

Measuring the Effective Resolution of Head-mounted Displays


So, why do current-generation head-mounted displays appear so low-resolution? It’s a good idea on paper, but the tricky bit is that it tries to measure not what a display objectively displays, but what a viewer subjectively sees.

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

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and Starbreeze AB announced earlier in the year that their respective Board of Directors had approved the establishment of a joint venture, for design, manufacturing, promotion, marketing and sales of the StarVR® Head-Mounted Display.

Oculus DK2 Lens – Characteristics


However, since the display emits moderately narrow bands red, green and blue, we perceive good chromatic aberration correction. Head Mounted Displays How-To; Teardowns; Tutorials acrylic lens Oculus DK2 Oculus DK2 lens polycarbonate lens

Virtual Reality (1991) – “Many Believe It Will Revolutionize The Way We Live”


And All That Hype Game Systems Head Mounted Displays In the Movies On TV VR Companies Where Are They Now? ABC Primetime covers the VR scene in Sept.

W-Industries Unscripted


Around the World Game Systems Head Mounted Displays How-To; Teardowns; Tutorials VR Companies 1992 Virtuality W IndustriesW-Industries (Virtuality) always seemed to have a PR person riding herd on any video material that was released about the company or products.

The 6th Stage of Grief


Head Mounted Displays Psychology VR Companies VR Now Godwin's Law Helmet HMD Oculus ParodyParody! – In under four minutes all 5100 /r/oculus posts are neatly summed up. Godwin’s law kicks in big time! The post The 6th Stage of Grief appeared first on V-Rtifacts.

The Cart Before The Horse, Once Again – Project Glass


Google has been tearing through the bandwidth over at the Patent Office in defense of Project Glass , April’s much touted announcement of Google’s entry into the world of augmented reality and head mounted displays.

Seeing the Eye in a New Light


Head Mounted Displays How-To; Teardowns; Tutorials 3D eye anatomy Helmet HMD How-To StereoscopicThere’s been an enormous resurgence of DIY HMDs in the VR hacker community recently, some quite impressive. Understanding how the eye works is the key to these inventions.

Awesome VR Optics for 1? Class Displays At Less Than Ten Dollars!


A while back I demonstrated a design for Leep On The Cheap , a proof of concept for wide field of view optics on 3″ to 4″ display panels. not bad, but not totally immersive), and I rely on somewhat smaller display panels, about 1″ to 1.5″

Why Sell Out? Oculus -> Facebook


Palmer and company produced two mainstream marketed development kit head mounted displays which became darlings of the grassroots VR/Gamer community. Oculus developed technically well conceived and implemented head mounted displays. The VR displays are/were wildly popular with a community of up to 75,000, doubtless enhanced by the ultra-low $300 price tag.

Sega VR – Mighty Barfin’ Power Rangers (we are the 40 percent)


And All That Hype Game Systems Head Mounted Displays Stereoscopic 3D VR Companies Where Are They Now? Sega (all hail Sonic!):

Digital VR Rehab


Head Mounted Displays Psychology VR Publications Addition rehab Helmet HMD SimulatorFor years, therapists would attempt to treat smokers and alcoholics using real-life triggers. Let addicts see a lighter or an empty bottle, or even a photo of something smoking or drinking related, to trigger cravings, then teach them coping strategies.

Platypus Headsets?


And All That Hype Head Mounted Displays In the Movies Stereoscopic 3D Where Are They Now? The Science Channel interviews Jaron Lanier who shows off some wide field of view headsets from the late 80’s. Jaron feels like a platypus when wearing one of these JumboTrons. The narrator’s conclusion (and Jaron’s as well): The state of the art in VR hasn’t progressed too much further. . (A

HTC Applies for ‘Vive Eclipse’ Trademark in New Zealand

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It says specifically under the explanation of goods and services provided by the Vive Eclipse that it’s a “head mounted display for computer simulated reality” and that it specifies “motion tracking sensors” and “handheld computer simulated reality controllers.”

Apple’s Latest VR Patent Describes a Compact VR Headset with Eye Tracking

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Spotted by Patently Apple , Apple’s patent titled Optical System for Head-mounted Display makes it clear up front that this particular design is aimed at creating a VR headset that’s more compact, specifically by redesigning the optical system.

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Apple smart glasses optics detailed in patent application


Apple has cooked up a new head-mounted display design that could dramatically shrink the size of a virtual reality or augmented reality headset, a newly-published patent application reveals.

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Google to Feature High-resolution VR OLED Display for Wide FOV Headsets at SID 2018

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1443-ppi 120-Hz OLED Display for Wide-Field-of-View High-Acuity Head-Mounted Displays.” ” Such a display, OLED-Info postulates, could land somewhere around a resolution of 5500 × 3000.

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Eye-Tracking Headset FOVE 0 Specs & Pre-Order Date


Pre-orders for the FOVE 0 head-mounted display begin November 2nd. While the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and upcoming PSVR are considered the ‘big three’ of modern virtual reality, the head-mounted display market is still the metaphorical wild west.

Oculus Patents VR Movement System with Phone-Based HMD


One embodiment of the method was shown with a smartphone head-mounted display which can track hand movements.

18-Megapixel Display To Be Unveiled In May From Google And LG


During the Display Week tradeshow in late May, Google and LG are reportedly set to reveal a highly-detailed 18-megapixel 4.3-inch OLED VR headset display. 1443 ppi 120 Hz OLED Display for Wide Field of View High Acuity Head Mounted Displays. The world’s highest resolution (18 megapixel, 1443 ppi) OLED-on-glass display was developed. Tagged with: Displays , google , lenses , lg Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

HTC ‘Link’ Headset Brings 6DOF To Mobile VR In Japan


Labeled the HTC Link , the head-mounted-display will allow users to move freely within a VR space utilizing an undisclosed form of ‘inside-out tracking’ capable of supporting six degrees-of-freedom, a level of tracking previously unheard of in the world of mobile VR. display.

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Silicon Valley Season 4 May Focus On Virtual Reality


“It worked, I mean the VR is rad now,” Gilfoyle tells Pied Piper founder Richard Hendricks, who is shown wearing a prototype head-mounted display in another scene.

NES Emulator Enables You To Dive Into Your Games With VR


This brings your old 2D Nintendo Entertainment System classics into a play space right in front of you so you can look in and around them using an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive head-mounted display.

Qualcomm VR HMD gets Snapdragon 835, Leap Motion hand-tracking


GDC and MWC are just around the corner, and Qualcomm is diving head-first into virtual reality with a new dev-kit and hand-tracking technology. The chipmaker may be best known for its smartphone processors, but that same silicon is just as much at home in head-mounted displays.

Apple Awarded Patent For Wireless VR Headset That Works With The.


Apple Awarded Patent For Wireless VR Headset That Works With The iPhone Today, it’s revealed that a patent has been awarded to Apple for a “Head-Mounted Display Apparatus For Retaining A Portable Electronic Device With Display.”

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How Hollywood Has Predicted VR in Movies


This technology could be in the form of a head mounted display, motion tracking, haptic systems in gloves or suits, locomotion, consoles or image capture. Head mounted display: Resembling the consumer headsets of today, life-like field of view and motion is relayed.

Adobe’s Project SonicScape Visualizes Audio For Easier 360 Editing


The tool could make it easy for creators to enhance how immersive the sound is in their 360-degree projects, so when you turn your head in different directions while wearing a head-mounted display the audio seems to come from the right spot.

NGCodec Closes $8M Series A Investment, Aiming to Make Low Latency Cloud-based VR a Reality

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Now dialing in on virtual reality, the company has created what it calls Reality Codec, a low delay H.265/HEVC encoder that aims to deliver cloud-rendered VR applications and transmit them fast enough to bring what they call “PC class performance to any head-mounted display.”

Oculus Research to Talk “Reactive Displays” for Next-gen AR/VR Visuals at DisplayWeek Keynote

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Oculus Research’s director of computational imaging, Douglas Lanman, is scheduled to give a keynote presentation at SID DisplayWeek in May which will explore the concept of “reactive displays” and their role in unlocking “next-generation” visuals in AR and VR headsets.

Valve Says New Calibration Software Makes Lower-Cost LCD Panels Viable for High-End VR

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According to the press release provided to Road to VR , Valve’s work with display manufacturers and recent advancements in LCD technology combined with VR-specific calibration “now make it a viable technology choice for high end VR systems.”.

Varjo Raises $8.2M Investment to Further Develop “Human Eye-resolution” Headsets

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Varjo Technologies, a Helsinki-based startup known for its ‘human eye-resolution’ display intended for VR headets, today announced it’s closed an $8.2M comparison showing standard VR headset display next to Varjo’s 20/20 prototype, image courtesy Varjo.

Resolution Games Working on New Title Wonderglade for Google Daydream

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The keynote for Google’s I/O conference has now drawn to a close and with it came the announcement for a brand new head-mounted display called Google Daydream.

Be the Bad Guy in Google Daydream Exclusive Underworld Overlord

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Now that Google’s big virtual reality announcement regarding a new head-mounted display has come and gone, developers are starting to reveal the projects they’re working on for the headset.

Futuristic AR eSports Tournament Coming To USA


In a VR world, you basically put on the head-mounted display and you kill zombies,” stated Jasper Tan, founder of HADO Singapore. Your chance to go pro in energy dodgeball has finally arrived.

Apple Reportedly Could Have Over 1,000 Engineers Working on AR in Israel

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an Apple patent displaying a phone-based head mounted display. According to UBS analyst Steven Milunovich , Apple could have over 1,000 engineers working on Augmented Reality technology in Israel, mostly at its major R&D centre in Herzliya.

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JDI Developing 800 Pixels Per Inch Display That Is Ideal For VR


JDI is a Japanese electronics conglomerate that combines the display enterprises of Sony, Toshiba and Hitachi. In a recent press release , the firm announced that it is actively developing new, highly advanced displays for virtual reality, head mounted displays. Acccording to JDI, the new displays will be, “3.42-inch low temperature polysilicon (LTPS) TFT LCD specifically designed for virtual reality (VR) head mount displays.”

InvenSense Announces VR/AR Sensor to Combat Discomfort


These proprietary technologies which allow faster refresh rates on video, and tighter alignment of head tracking motion with content, are essential to creating immersive experiences that avoid user discomforts such as eye stress, headache and nausea.