Laptops by Lori Grunin Aug 28, Besides gaming, headsets like this can be pretty nice to have on flights or long commutes for watching videos in privacy and virtual seclusion. Small, high-quality video displays are expensive, and it’s just not natural having them so close to your eyes. Vuzix iWear VR – head mounted display Sign in to comment Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Stereoscopic 3D is old technology, and no one has supported it since the days of those goofy pack-in glasses you used to get with your video cards.

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That may be nice for some people, but I would much rather have all of my visual focus be on the screen in front of me. You can also see above and below the display; the goggles do not block out reality completely.

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The best form of birth control I’ve ever used. I would have preferred that the glasses came with a detachable cable that could be easily replaced, and while this may seem like a small nit to pick, the devil is in the details.

Vuzix Corp has launched the iWear VR, a physically slim, yet apparently feature robust, virtual reality headset. We’ll take a virtual inch display over a real life 2. Everyone thinks they have the next big video headset, and they’re always wrong.

Monitors by Rick Broida Sep 24, When Vuzix sent me the press release for the iWear VR, a product that would include 3D, head tracking, and built-in audio, I was skeptical, but review samples were available. I found myself turning the lights off in the room whenever I used the headsets. Vuzix iWear VR – head mounted display. Also, this is a proprietary cable that doesn’t disconnect from the glasses; if your dog decides to chew through it, you’ll have to send the glasses back to have them repaired.


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Iwdar they may look like earbuds, the headphones are actually meant to rest right outside of your ears. Luckily, the headphones are removable, and if you can hook up your headphones of choice directly to the sound card or have a front-panel audio connection on your computer, you can use anything you want with the VR My first impressions with the glasses were impressive, but I did notice some rolling lines.

In fact, the first time I put the glasses on, I was impressed with iwwear fact that my desktop looked fine, and text was easily legible on the screens.

Besides gaming, headsets like this can be pretty nice to have on flights or long commutes for watching videos in privacy and virtual seclusion. The future, is it now? Laptops by Lori Grunin Aug 28, It sounds like a sexy idea, but it’s rare that a headset vr90 anything approaching tolerable.

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Laptops by Caitlin Idear Nov 25, Monitors Vuzix iWear VR – head mounted display. Luckily the headset is comfortable—even if you do look pretty ridiculous wearing it.


I don’t know if I’ve ever gone into a review with lower expectations. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. One of the features on the glasses is the ability to show a stereoscopic effect using both screens for true 3D.

Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. I told them I’d give it a look, but also that I wasn’t sure where the review would go: Cyber Monday deals you can still get: Cyber Monday deals at Costco: Inside, a pair of progressive scan LCDs offer x resolution that virtualizes a inch display viewed from 9-feet away, which Vuzix claims is the largest on the market.

Vuzix’s iweear VRs are available immediately. Head tracking components allow for a proper VR experience, and the device can automatically switch between 2D and 3D imagery. The day loaner sent a message: The glasses sport two x displays, and can scale down from x I realize that most computers have USB ports on the back of the case, but if you wanted to use a port on the v920 or front of a large case, you might have to use an extender. Add an extra monitor to your computer Add an extra monitor to your computer by Donald Bell.