Aug 16, 2022

Researchers find way to shrink a VR headset down to normal glasses size

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Ignore the ribbons, this is a very promising breakthrough for VR.

Researchers from Stanford University and Nvidia have teamed up to help develop VR glasses that look a lot more like regular spectacles. Okay, they are rather silly looking due to the ribbons extended from either eye, but they’re much, much flatter and compact than your usual goggle-like virtual reality headsets today.

“A major barrier to widespread adoption of VR technology, however, is the bulky form factor of existing VR displays and the discomfort associated with that,” the research paper published at Siggraph 2022 (opens in new tab) says.

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