Vuzix Introduces New "Virtual Reality" Personal Media Glasses

Posted Wed Sep 21, 2011 at 11:00 AM PDT by Dick Ward

They offer a 16:9 resolution, head tracking capabilities and 3D video.

Sick of giant TV screens and nice crisp monitors that don't require any sort of accessories to enjoy?  Well Vuzix has the perfect setup for you.  The new Wrap 1200VR glasses provide a 16:9 screen right in front of your eyes.

If you're the 3D kind of person, you'll be happy to know that that's entirely possible with the Wrap 1200VR. There's no apparent requirement when it comes to video cards and Vuzix says you can use them with the Xbox 360 and PS3 as well, so you should be good to go no matter what you hook up to.

The 1200VR also handles head tracking, which is actually pretty boss.  Since you've got them on your head anyway, head tracking makes a lot more sense than it does with traditional monitors.  Not all games are compatible, of course.

If you're thinking that this sounds like a pretty sweet setup, you may reconsider when you hop on Amazon and see the $600 price tag.

Source: eCoustics

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Tags: Virtual Reality, Personal Media Viewers, Vuzix (all tags)