castAR workforce ships out first pair of AR glasses, extra to comply with quickly
The castAR workforce has simply shipped its first pair of augmented actuality glasses, a yr after it raised $1 million on Kickstarter. This headset, developed by a gaggle headed by ex-Valve engineers Jeri Ellsworth and Rick Johnson, options lively shutter glasses, a digital camera for enter and a projector that shows 3D pictures onto a floor. Its builders name the gadget “probably the most versatile AR and VR system,” however its power lies in augmented actuality (digital show superimposed towards the actual phrase) — you possibly can’t even use its VR features until you additionally get the optionally available clip-on. Once we interviewed the builders and tried out the newest prototype, we observed quite a lot of enhancements from earlier variations, together with brighter and crisper pictures and a lighter design.
Within the video under, you will see the corporate founders packing the primary set to exit, together with its equipment, freebies and even candies. They’re delivery out extra models to different early Kickstarter backers within the subsequent few weeks, with peripherals just like the magic wand popping out sooner or later.
We’re delivery glasses! Pleased with our tiny staff who labored all yr, day, nights and weekends to make this occur. https://t.co/T5Kz1GJThX
– Jeri Ellsworth (@jeriellsworth) November 22, 2014