Google needs Glass-like headsets with holographic shows

Google wants Glass-like headsets with holographic displays

Google Glass (aka Undertaking Aura), as cool as it’s, is not very immersive: you are still taking a look at flat footage superimposed on a 3D world. You may even see some added depth sooner or later, although. Google has filed for a patent on a “head wearable show” that may present holograms. The hope is that this might create an augmented actuality expertise that is extra involving than what you get at present, together with a wider area of view a extra environment friendly, simpler-to-put on headset.

There is no certainty that Google will do one thing with the know-how, assuming the patent is granted. Microsoft’s HoloLens might not get recent competitors any time quickly. Nevertheless, it is no secret that Google shouldn’t be solely engaged on the subsequent model of Glass, however has poured masses of cash into augmented actuality efforts like Magic Leap’s nonetheless-mysterious venture. Do not be stunned in case you’re at some point enjoying video games towards opponents who appear to be they’re within the room, or driving a automotive the place visitors alerts float above the street itself.

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