Panasonic’s compact VR glasses see the longer term in HDR

Panasonic VR glasses @ CES 2020

One other a part of the demo confirmed a CG recreation of a temple in Japan, together with areas the place guests aren’t allowed to go. The prime quality of the scans used to create the temple mixed with the goggles to make one of many extra real-feeling digital experiences I’ve ever had. That got here regardless of the glasses’ small micro OLED viewing home windows.

It was additionally a really snug expertise because of swappable prescription lenses — whereas I have not had many points with VR headsets, as a glasses wearer I am nonetheless skeptical. It simply occurred that the final individual to strive them had a really related prescription and I might see clearly as quickly as I put them on.


Panasonic VR glasses @ CES 2020

The glasses actually look a bit extra modern than most VR gear, and do not depend on a band or something to carry them on. Whereas Panasonic and its companion the Kopin Company count on to make a model obtainable for business use subsequent yr, the working prototype I attempted out was tethered to a pc powered by an RTX 2080 GPU. They had been additionally nonetheless front-heavy sufficient that they could get uncomfortable with prolonged use, though the non-working prototype that confirmed what they’re planning to construct was a lot lighter.

Panasonic VR glasses @ CES 2020Panasonic VR glasses @ CES 2020