Apple's Future Headset will deliver exceptional optical performance due to an adjustable lens Wave Guided display system

Apple's Future Headset will deliver exceptional optical performance due to an adjustable lens Wave Guided display system

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.

Apple Glasses may include some of these features

Apple Glasses may include some of these features

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.

New augmented reality head mounted display offers unrivaled viewing experience

New augmented reality head mounted display offers unrivaled viewing experience

Cambridge engineers have developed a new augmented reality (AR) head-mounted display (HMD) that delivers a realistic 3D viewing experience, without the commonly associated side effects of nausea or eyestrain.

Google may be working on a wireless virtual reality glass for Stadia

Google may be working on a wireless virtual reality glass for Stadia

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.

Apple advances a Mixed Reality Headset with Hand, Body, Positional and Environmental Tracking Technologies

Apple advances a Mixed Reality Headset with Hand, Body, Positional and Environmental Tracking Technologies

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.

Apple files for patent for mixed-reality headset

Apple files for patent for mixed-reality headset

Olly Curtis/Future via Getty Images Apple has filed a patent application for a mixed-reality system including a head-mounted display and a controller that combine augmented reality and virtual reality.

Japan Display built a 1,001-ppi screen for VR headsets

Japan Display built a 1,001-ppi screen for VR headsets

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.

VLC 4.0 Media Player Eyeing New User Interface, Better Wayland Support & VR/3D

VLC 4.0 Media Player Eyeing New User Interface, Better Wayland Support & VR/3D

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.

Samsung Invents Next-Gen Gear VR Headset that provides a Curved Display for a more Natural Field of View and more

Samsung Invents Next-Gen Gear VR Headset that provides a Curved Display for a more Natural Field of View and more

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 Wins Patent For Human-Eye ‘Retinal’ Resolution VR Headset

Facebook Wins Patent For Human-Eye ‘Retinal’ Resolution VR Headset

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.

Overview ‹ PhysioHMD — MIT Media Lab

Overview ‹ PhysioHMD — MIT Media Lab

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.

United States Patent: 10120193

United States Patent: 10120193

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.

Hands-on: Acer Windows Mixed Reality Dev Kit & Datascape

Hands-on: Acer Windows Mixed Reality Dev Kit & Datascape

One thing that I got more and more excited about as we got closer and closer to the Microsoft Build 2017 developers conference was finally learning about the new Acer Windows Mixed Reality head-mounted displays (HMD).