Avegant Glyph looks like VR but is really a head-mounted movie screen
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Avegant Glyph looks like VR but is really a head-mounted movie screen

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[BLANK_AUDIO] Headphones for your face, Avegant Glyph isn't a VR headset. It's a head-mounted display. You can plug it into your phone or your game console or your tablet. You can wear it anywhere. You can watch movies on your face. Glyph is like a giant pair of good sounding headphones, but with tiny projectors inside the headband that beam images directly into your eyes. Flip them down and suddenly your watching TV. The 720P display is super bright and it looks like a tiny movie theatre, you can adjust the view with focus dials, change eye distance and you can swap the nose bridge for the best fit. A lot of knobs and a lot of dials. Even so, the Gliff is also a little hard to get a perfect fit with and it's weird to use while in motion. It made me totally sick in a cab and it's $700, basically the price of a VR headset. This is mostly good for looking at the things you'd normally be looking at while you're looking at your phone But no it's on your face instead. At least you can see around you while you're wearing them, enough to grab a drink without takin them off, so you could wear them all day. Or until the battery dies after four hours of playback. You can use Use Glyph to play three d content too, sort of. Or use head tracking to control 360 degree videos and even drones. But that stuff's not fully up to snuff yet n this early adopter version. We'll try that next time. Glyph is one more thing to wear on your face, but it's probably one thing too many for most. [BLANK_AUDIO]

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