Rochester, NY-based Vuzix introduced a new pair of video eyeglasses at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada. The latest addition to the company’s line of stylish video eye-wear allows users to view a virtual 67″ screen from 10′ away. The new Wrap 920AR, features a stereo camera pair that delivers a single 1504 x 480 side-by-side image that can be viewed in 3D stereoscopic video. The Wrap 920AR allows for seamless mixing of virtual and real world imagery making the 920AR an interesting piece of equipment from a gaming aspect.
The Wrap 920AR also includes a 6 Degree-of-Freedom Tracker, which allows for absolute accuracy of roll pitch and yaw and also X, Y and Z positioning in 3D space. The Wrap 920AR was selected as a 2010 CES Innovations Award winner and a semifinalist for the “Last Gadget Standing” competition and TheaterByte had an opportunity to have a hands on with the unit at the Vuzix booth at the 2010 CES. We can definitely attest to the product’s potential in the gaming market to all of our readers out their who own Playstation 3’s.
Full specs for the Vuzix Wrap 920AR:
- 1/3-inch wide VGA Digital Image Sensor
- Resolution: 752H x 480W
- Includes 6 Degree-of-Freedom Tracker
- Frame rate: 60 fps
- Dynamic range: >55dB linear; >80-100dB in HiDy mode
- Shutter efficiency: >99%
- ADC Resolution: 10-bit column parallel
- High-speed USB 2.0 PC and Mac compatible Systems requirements: Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.4.9 or higher
- MSRP: $799.99