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Tag: Head-mounted Display

Google VR Cardboard Toolkit: Mockulus Rift

Google VR Cardboard Toolkit: Mockulus Rift
At the 2014 Google I/O Conference, Google unveiled Cardboard, an inexpensive Android-based system for viewing and developing virtual reality and 3D content. As its name implies, it uses a cardboard base, along with other inexpensive items.…
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Using Google Glass to Help the Deaf: Signglasses

Using Google Glass to Help the Deaf: Signglasses
We’ve seen Google Glass used to help blind people. Researchers at Brigham Young University (BYU) on the other hand are using Glass as well as other head-mounted displays to help deaf students learn. They call their…
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Explore Jerry Seinfeld’s Apartment Using Oculus Rift

Explore Jerry Seinfeld’s Apartment Using Oculus Rift
Jerry’s Place is a project about nothing from programmer Greg Miller for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. And it is unlike any other. This one recreates Jerry Seinfeld’s apartment from Seinfeld with 3D models created…
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Inversion Project Lets You Go Wireless with the Oculus Rift: Kinectic

Inversion Project Lets You Go Wireless with the Oculus Rift: Kinectic
Last November we heard about VRcade, a virtual reality system that lets the user move around while wearing a VR headset, thanks to wireless wearable electronics and cameras. A company called Zero Latency is working on…
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Avegant Glyph Beta Head-Mounted Display Doubles as Headphones: Music & Graphics

Avegant Glyph Beta Head-Mounted Display Doubles as Headphones: Music & Graphics
We first heard about Avegant’s Glyph retinal display a few months ago, which uses tiny mirrors and optics to reflect images directly to the user’s eyes instead of using conventional displays. Now in beta, the Glyph…
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VRcade Combines Motion Capture with VR Headsets: The Arcade is Dead, Long Live the Arcade!

VRcade Combines Motion Capture with VR Headsets: The Arcade is Dead, Long Live the Arcade!
A new company called VRcade aims to revive the idea of a gaming arcade with the help of virtual reality. Whereas VR headsets like the Oculus Rift need to be wired to a computer to work,…
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castAR Augmented Reality Glasses: Wonderful Projections

castAR Augmented Reality Glasses: Wonderful Projections
With gadgets like the Oculus Rift and Google Glass, it’s looking like the future of displays is going to be a war for space on our faces. Here’s one more promising invention that may make you…
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Avegant Head-Mounted Display Beams Images Straight to Your Eyeballs: the Real Retina Display?

Avegant Head-Mounted Display Beams Images Straight to Your Eyeballs: the Real Retina Display?
Here’s another device that could be vying for space on your face in the near future. A company called Avegant is making what they call a Virtual Retinal Display. The thing is, it doesn’t actually have…
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VorpX Stereoscopic 3D Driver Makes Windows Games Compatible with the Oculus Rift

VorpX Stereoscopic 3D Driver Makes Windows Games Compatible with the Oculus Rift
New videogame systems all have one weakness: there are barely any games that come out at the same time as the hardware. The PS Vita and the Wii U are the most recent victims of this…
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vrAse Smartphone-powered VR Headset: Virtual Reality, Actual Savings

vrAse Smartphone-powered VR Headset: Virtual Reality, Actual Savings
A few months ago we found out about the Durovis Dive, a virtual reality gaming headset for Android smartphones. A similar device called vrAse is now looking for funding on Kickstarter. The company behind it claims…
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Zeiss Cinemizer OLED Head-Mounted Display: An Eyes-on Review

Zeiss Cinemizer OLED Head-Mounted Display: An Eyes-on Review
I’ve had the opportunity to try out a number of head-mounted displays over the years, and most of them have been pretty underwhelming, either from a display quality or comfort perspective. And while many users are…
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Durovis Dive Head-Mounted Display Uses Android Smartphone: Oculus Thrift

Durovis Dive Head-Mounted Display Uses Android Smartphone: Oculus Thrift
A few units of the much hyped Oculus Rift 3D headset are now in the hands of developers and testers. But Stefan Welker wants you to know that if you have a modern Android smartphone, you…
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Oculus Rift VR Headset: In Your Face 3D

Oculus Rift VR Headset: In Your Face 3D
While the best way to play games today is on huge monitors or HDTVs, a company called Oculus believes that future games will be better off with a much smaller display. The Oculus Rift is a…
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Epson Moverio BT-100 Video Glasses Hacked to Control Parrot AR.Drone

Epson Moverio BT-100 Video Glasses Hacked to Control Parrot AR.Drone
I bet a lot of you are like me and get a kick out of seeing the mashups geeks can whip up with a couple gadgets and some spare time. Thomas Sohmers has what might be…
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Epson Moverio BT-100 3D Head-Mounted Display: Are You Looking at My Headgear, Stan?

Epson Moverio BT-100 3D Head-Mounted Display: Are You Looking at My Headgear, Stan?
A short while back, Sony released their take on the wearable 3D display, with their futuristic HMZ-T1 3D Goggles. Now, Epson has jumped onto the 3D head-mounted display bandwagon with their decidedly more subtle Moverio BT-100…
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Sony’s HMZ-T1 3D Goggles: The Matrix Isn’t Far Behind

Sony’s HMZ-T1 3D Goggles: The Matrix Isn’t Far Behind
Sony just announced their first head-mounted display using OLED panels. The HMZ-T1 also offer full support for 3D movies and gaming. At just 0.7″, the OLED screens are tiny,but at 1280×720 each, they have plenty of…
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