Sony showcases new “wireless” head mounted display




Sony at IFA in Berlin a new version of its virtual reality glasses are. The Head Mounted Display HMZ-T3W solves some problems of its predecessors, but still has a number of shortcomings.

Compared to the Sony HMZ-T2 is the weight of its Personal 3D Viewer slightly reduced from 330 grams to 320 grams. The fit is adjusted again, which Sony claims to have listened to criticism users had the VR goggles that the headset was not pleasant. A demonstration at the IFA Tweakers noted that the new version is still not really comfortable.

According to Sony, the viewer wireless. The glasses must still be attached to a table with a string of ‘wireless’ use. In this table, which weighs 210 grams, is the battery and this would be the HMZ-T3W up to 7 hours on end. The box also contains hdmi mhl and provides support for connection to a smartphone, which also flow may involve.

The other specifications are virtually unchanged. Still deliver two small OLED screens with 1280×720 pixels resolution of the images, allowing the user according to Sony a virtual field of view 750 inch experiences at a distance of 20 meters. The headset supports 3D playback. The manufacturer provides a headset with but the user can also connect their own headphones. The glasses have on the bottom on volume and a physical button to take to operate the menu.

It is striking that Sony no longer called Personal 3D Viewer for the glasses, but only the indication of the Head Mounted Display HMZ-T3W links, possibly with the declining interest in 3D has to do. The gadget comes in November of 1300 euro.
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