Panasonic shows VR goggles and omnidirectional camera




Panasonic has demonstrated in Japan prototypes of a VR goggles and an omnidirectional camera. The VR goggles contains a OLED screen and can be attached to the ears, making them easier to carry than a Oculus Rift, according to the makers.

The virtual reality glasses from Panasonic includes an OLED screen with viewing angles of 90 degrees, but many more specifications, the company has not yet known to the Japanese newspaper Nikkei. The glasses can be pushed to the ears and did not add the required head. This would contribute according to the group to make easier. Further, the pair of red LEDs to the side and provided with red, green, blue and yellow elements, which might be possible buttons.

The Japanese company is also working on an omnidirectional camera with seven lenses distributed over the sides and top. The camera should be able to be used in 2020 for recordings of the Olympic Games in Tokyo. In its present form, the camera can not shoot stereoscopic images since it is on both sides to single lenses. Panasonic said nothing about a possible commercial launch.

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