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At the Virtual Reality exhibit in LA Nvidia is showing a prototype of their vr-glasses in development based on lightfield technology. The company is working together with Stanford university on this project. The glasses make it possible to focus based on any angle in the displayed field.

The VR glasses should enable users to focus in a scene in a natural manner, so if you look close-by the imagery gets sharp, but if you look into the distance, that'll focus as well. The glasses make use of two layers of LCDs to create depth combined with a stereoscopic technology to project imagery to each individual eye. The result would be that the images are not flat, deducting the load on your eyes, but likely also reduces motion sickness.

The depth effect is achieved by displaying 25 images to each eye, which kinda makes it holographic now that I think of it. The VR glasses in display are protoypes from Nvidia and I would assume Stanford - they might become available to the market somewhere in the 2018 time-frame.

Source: http://www.guru3d.com/news-story/nvidia-demos-prototype-lightfield-vr-glasses.html

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This headset is an NVIDIA headset developed as a research project in conjunction with Stanford University project called the "Lightfield Stereoscope" which allows you to essentially view light field images in the headset and focus on virtually any point in the headset with your own eyes. This headset is clearly important enough to NVIDIA to show off at an event like VRLA and could be used for viewing things like Lytro's Lightfield photos that Lytro created with their light field cameras. This headset can also be used in VR to allow the entire scene to be rendered once and to let your eyes decide where to focus making the VR experience more realistic

Source 2: http://www.tweaktown.com/news/49899/nvidia-teases-prototype-vr-headset-light-field-tech-vrla/index.html
Edited by BiG StroOnZ - 1/25/16 at 11:11pm
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I'd like to know how much work Nvidia actually did on this vs. allowing Stanford to use their name to make this more popular.
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I'd like to know how much work Nvidia actually did on this vs. allowing Stanford to use their name to make this more popular.

Excellent question. My guess, maybe a bit of funding at most but no actual hands on work.
   
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I'd like to know how much work Nvidia actually did on this vs. allowing Stanford to use their name to make this more popular.

To get in the game directly? Probably more than you would think.
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Excellent question. My guess, maybe a bit of funding at most but no actual hands on work.

Actually nvidia are putting a lot of efforts (and not just money) on tech and projects with colleges. Even AMD are doing it. It helps them both because they have students with fresh minds do a lot of creative things, it also helps both in recruiting graduates later on.

Most likely students in stanford are teaming with engineers from nvidia in order to make it happen, from design to actually building and testing a product. I about they students are doing all the work on their own.
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Actually nvidia are putting a lot of efforts (and not just money) on tech and projects with colleges. Even AMD are doing it. It helps them both because they have students with fresh minds do a lot of creative things, it also helps both in recruiting graduates later on.

Most likely students in stanford are teaming with engineers from nvidia in order to make it happen, from design to actually building and testing a product. I about they students are doing all the work on their own.

sadly a lot of companies do employ graduates, then they milk them dry for ideas for a few years whilst paying a standard starting salary with the hope of more. Patent the ideas and then pretty much toss them out for the next one or pile on the pressure until they leave.
Edited by Pip Boy - 1/26/16 at 3:31am
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I'd bet we'd be seeing less skepticism and more support in this thread if it was AMD doing this instead of Nvidia.
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I'd bet we'd be seeing less skepticism and more support in this thread if it was AMD doing this instead of Nvidia.

Don't worry. I'm sure some of us will derail it just the same biggrin.gif
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sadly a lot of companies do employ graduates, then they milk them dry for ideas for a few years whilst paying a standard starting salary with the hope of more. Patent the ideas and then pretty much toss them out for the next one or pile on the pressure until they leave.

I agree. Though to the best of the bunch, it is a good opportunity to find a place where they can shine in pretty early.
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2018 and LCD? They'd better adjust the tech by then.
    
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2018 and LCD? They'd better adjust the tech by then.

Agreed. LCD has far too much motion blur.
   
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