Okularion Plans Untethered Headset

HKLA Studio, based in Los Angeles has announced a kickstarter campaign for the ‘Okularion’, a stand-alone wireless mixed reality (virtual reality and augmented reality) headset that is expected to retail at less than $300 ($200 for supporters) and $450 for the pro version. The headset is expected to be DayDream compliant and will be supplied with a Unity licence for development. The price includes two controllers that runs on bluetooth. Specifications feature:

okularion table

Both versions feature:

  • 2x Controllers with IMUs
  • 4.0 BLE
  • WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Micro USB
  • Battery: 2500mAH

Deliveries are planned to start in April.

Analyst Comment

This seems like an optimistic price and time line for the system as described. That may be what others think as the project was a long way behind the target of pledges at press time.