Today the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that relates to Apple's future Mixed Reality Head-Mounted Device (HMD) that will use a wave guided display system with adjustable lenses.
The other patent, "Display System Having An Audio Output Device," refers to "a head-mounted display unit and a detachable speaker unit," which is far easier to understand, basically addressing the headphone component of a headset.
Google’s patent showcases an HMD, short for Head Mounted Display, with advanced wireless technology.The headsets should work with both smartphones and PCs. In related news, the 3rd generation Google Glasses have reportedly concluded their development stage, and are now in pilot production by manufacturers.
Today the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that relates to the field of head-mounted displays (HMD) used for applications that immerse a user in a virtual reality (VR) or an augmented/mixed reality (MR) environment.
Last year, JDI announced that it was working on a 803 ppi resolution, but in order to achieve smaller, more lightweight HMD (head mounted display) devices, even 803 ppi doesn't make the cut; right now 1,001 ppi is apparently the ideal.
For VLC 4.0 they want a new playlist, a redone user-interface, a new video output architecture that supports VR/3D content, and removal of old platforms.They also want support for 360 degree video, 3D audio, support for desktop VR head-mounted displays like the HTC Vive and Oculus via OpenHMD.
Yesterday the U.S. Patent Office published a patent application of Samsung's relating to a new design for a head mounted display (HMD), perhaps a next-gen Gear VR headset that overcomes some of the current negatives of current designs and adds some interesting new values that users will really appreciate.
Facebook has been awarded a patent for a head mounted display (HMD) which combines a large low resolution display and small high resolution display projected to where the user’s eye is pointed to achieve ‘retinal’ resolution.
The PhysioHMD platform introduces a software and hardware modular interface built for collecting affect and physiological data from users wearing a head-mounted display. To create a seamless experience, we have integrated several bio-signal sensors into the faceplate of an HTC VIVE VR headset and utilized the Shimmer3 sensor for emotion-sensing.
The head-mounted display of claim 9, wherein the focusing assembly further includes a first switchable half-wave plate and the compensation assembly further includes a second switchable half-wave plate, the first switchable half-wave plate and second switchable half-wave plate each having a zero-retardation state and a half-wave retardation state that affect which focal plane image light is presented, and are configured to change state in accordance with multi-focal instructions.