Sony's Spatial Reality Display Will Require No Goggles to See 3D Objects

Now that might be the future of VR and 3D.
Deniz Yildiran

Say goodbye to 3D goggles enabling your eyes to feast on close to reality visuals. It has been a useful invention until now that Sony launched a 3D display and you'll no longer need to meddle with cumbersome extra objects on your face. 

Thanks to the eye-sensing technology, the display tracks your eye movement and delivers a 3D image to each of them. The micro-optical lens placed over the screen divides the image into the left and right eyes and enables you to see the object with the naked eye. 

How do you use it? "All you need is your eyes," Sony says


The 15.6-inch screen in front of you tilts as you make eye contact with the lenses on the screen from up and down, and it makes you feel like the object is not just there standing in 2D, but more like you interact with it.

A high-speed sensor tracks your eye movements within as quickly as milliseconds and senses pupil position through space on all three axes: vertical, horizontal, and depth. And this way, you get to chance to see a whole city on the display, for example, as if you're looking through the high buildings and living the experience

An algorithm run in The Spatial Reality Display allows you to perceive a natural, smooth visual of 3D on the screen, as it processes real-time content.

It doesn't seem quite possible for The Spatial Reality Display to suit everyone's fancy yet. It will be sold starting at a higher price than average, which is $5,000. However, we are close to finding out as soon as it will be out on sale this November. 

 "This isn't just a clearer screen, more pixels, or a better sound. This is something new. It starts the cogs in your brain kind of churning and your mind is trying to come up with like what we can do with this," it was explained in the promotional video.

The Spatial Reality Display has been already used by Volkswagen, and Sony Pictures Entertainment, per Engadget. For instance, it helped to previsualize scenes and preview 3D models while shooting Ghostbusters: Afterlife.

What do you think? Will you be getting in the line when it's out soon?

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