Vuzix Wrap 1200VR video eyewear does 3D with head-tracking for $600, now available
If you scored yourself Vuzix’s Wrap 1200 side-by-side 3D video eyewear last month, you may want to know the company’s VR variant is now available for $600 (about 100 bones more). With the Wrap 1200VR, you’ll again be viewing a simulated 75-inch, 3D (or 2D, if you’d prefer) 16:9 display at ten feet away. The shades feature a single 852 x 480 monitor per eye and support input resolutions of up to 1280 x 720. The VR bit comes from the included Wrap Tracker 6TC with compass, which enables head-tracking with three degrees of freedom. Better yet, its coupled drift control should maintain silky smooth visuals when you’re tilting your noggin’ to scope out the on-screen action. Out of box, these specs are said to play nice with most Windows machine’s graphics cards and VGA connections, but adapters are required to rock them with your PS3 or Xbox 360. If your eyes are already tearing up with joy, you’ll find full details in the PR just past the break.
Vuzix Launches Wrap 1200VR (Virtual Reality) Video Eyewear
Supports widescreen VGA video up to 720P, the latest 3D games, and features upgraded head-tracking
Rochester, NY – September 20, 2011 – Vuzix Corporation (TSX-V: VZX, OTC:BB: VUZI, FMB: V7X), award-winning manufacturer of video eyewear,, is excited to announce the availability of the Wrap 1200VR. The sunglass-style Wrap 1200VR brings virtual worlds to life with a 16:9 widescreen, virtual display and superior head tracking for step-inside gaming. The supersized display with a 35 degree field of view is the equivalent to watching 3D content on a 75 inch display from 10 feet away.
“The Wrap 1200VR allows our customers to step into another world, creating an immersive gaming or movie watching experience”, said Paul Travers, CEO Vuzix Corporation. “With new tracking sensor technology and improved WVGA displays that support resolutions of up to 1280×720 (720p), the Wrap 1200VR provides the best consumer level VR solution available today.”
The Wrap 1200VR’s new head tracking technology, Wrap Tracker 6TC with compass, has 9 sensors that work together to create a 3 degree of freedom solution with automatic drift compensation for smooth, realistic motion tracking. The Wrap 1200VR supports the latest side-by-side 3D video format, with support from more than 100 titles for 3D video and/or head tracking. This includes popular game titles like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Fallout 3, F.E.A.R and many more.
The Wrap 1200VR connects to virtually any Windows graphic card desktop or laptop computer, regardless of make or model. Windows 7, Vista and XP (32 and 64-bit versions) are all supported which makes the Wrap 1200VR a perfect big screen interactive gaming monitor. Optional interfaces enable the Wrap 1200VR to connect to component video devices like the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 consoles.
The Wrap 1200VR is the only consumer virtual reality system featuring individual focus for each eye and has optics that allow the user to position the displays to match the user’s IPD (Interpupillary Distance or eye separation). This enables optimum display positioning in front of each eye (much like binoculars) to ensure the best user viewing experience possible. Like other Wrap models, the 1200VR fits comfortably over most prescription eyeglasses.
The Vuzix Wrap 1200VR is available now at http://www.vuzix.com for $599.99
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Pubblicato il 20/09/2011, in Hi-Tech con tag 3d, 3d display, 3d glasses, 3dDisplay, 3dGlasses, 3dof, 3dTv, 720p, 720p 3d glasses, 720p3dGlasses, hd, head tracking, HeadTracking, healthy, ps3, sunglasses, three degrees of freedom, ThreeDegreesOfFreedom, vga, Vuzix, vuzix wrap 1200 VR, VuzixWrap1200Vr, Windows, wrap 1200 vr, Wrap Tracker 6TC, Wrap1200Vr, WrapTracker6tc, Xbox 360, Xbox360. Aggiungi il permalink ai segnalibri. Lascia un commento.