HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)


Apple Leaking Like a Sieve Over Mixed Reality Headset Plans

by Omid Rahmat

The vision for an Apple mixed reality headset may have its origin in its famed design department under Jon Ivey. Since then it’s been nothing but hype and leaks, with a level of uncharacteristic …

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Kopin’s OLED HMDS for the Military Hits Important Milestone

by Emory Kale

Kopin has achieved a milestone in the production qualification of its high-performance Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) display for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Helmet Mounted Display System (HMDS). Kopin claims its OLED is …

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2022 Saw a Decline in AR/VR Headset Shipments

by Emory Kale

The pendulum for AR/VR headsets swung the other way through the course of 2022 as global shipments declined 20.9% year over year to 8.8 million units, according to new data from the International Data …

Tags:Augmented Reality| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| IDC| VR

What Meta’s Price Drops Tells You About Making Headsets

by Omid Rahmat

There are three fundamental problems with making headsets for AR/VR/MR. First, which of the three is it? Second, it’s never about what you see, but how you see it. Third, you have to have …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Head Tracker| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| meta| Oculus VR

The Consistency of Apple AR/VR Headset Rumors

by Omid Rahmat

The tune hasn’t changed much, neither have the lyrics, but all indications are that Apple’s suppliers are not dancing a happy jig.

Tags:Apple| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| Luxshare| Pegatron| VR

Someone Leaked Tianma’s Tiptoeing Into VR

by Omid Rahmat

Last year, the Chinese microelectronics firm had shown its first VR display at the World Display Industry Conference in Chengdu. Now, it’s got Reddit wondering what is going on. It could all turn out …

Tags:HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| Tianma| Virtual Reality

Apple Rounds Up Luxshare, Foxconn, TSMC, and Sony to Make AR Device

by Omid Rahmat

A clearer picture is emerging of what is going into the making of Apple’s competitor to Meta’s Quest. It may be that we have to look no further than Sony’s PSVR2. Nikkei Asia is …

Tags:Apple| Augmented Reality| Foxconn| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| Luxshare| sony| TSMC

Bigscreen’s Beyond: A Bijou VR Headset

by Omid Rahmat

No less an authority than John Carmack has given a thumbs up to a company that is trying to personalize the VR headset for maximum comfort. The $999 headset is available in Q3’23 but …

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