The man behind HBO’s virtual reality bet says these new glasses could replace going to a movie theater

The man behind HBO's VR future says these new glasses could replace the movie theater

  • The man behind HBO’s virtual reality bet says these new glasses could replace going to a movie theater
  • While Urbach points out that Project Horizon will feature a higher resolution than virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift, the new glasses are best compared to upcoming augmented-reality devices like Microsoft’s Hololens glasses and the mysterious Google-backed Magic Leap.
  • Watching those in the glasses is like being in the movie theater.
  • Following the roadmap of ODG’s earlier product launches, it will likely take these glasses at least a year to hit the consumer market.
  • One limitation is the field-of-view of the glasses, which ODG describes as “over 50 degrees” (far from the 110-degree field-of-view found on the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive).

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OTOY’s Jules Urbach says he’d never tried a pair of consumer VR glasses that could effectively trick his brain until he began working ODG.


The man behind HBO’s virtual reality bet says these new glasses could replace going to a movie theater

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