3M Teams with Pegatron to Advance VR Headset Design and Efficiency

3M Teams with Pegatron to Advance VR Headset Design and Efficiency

3M and Pegatron have teamed up to develop a new Virtual Reality reference design headset with a folded optics lens. This new curved lens includes 3M’s proprietary reflective polarizer for high resolution, high transmission and a wide field of view enabling a thinner, lighter-weight design. The 3M lens assembly incorporates a curved glass lens with the new 3M™ High Acuity Reflective Polarizer (HARP) lens. “We are excited to bring this advanced technology to the virtual reality market,” said Susan Kent, Ph.D., 3M Virtual Reality Technical Leader. “Folded optics is a very efficient method to deliver high resolution, high contrast content in a beautiful and sleek design.” “The new lens technology allows more freedom in the design of the headset,” said Paula Chen, Pegatron VX6 Project Leader. “Our new reference design, the VX6, is streamlined and slim while sitting close to the eye.” VX6 reference design is powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ XR2 Platform. Wi-Fi 6 performance enables VX6 to achieve truly wireless VR with fast download speed. Four cameras handle mixed reality experience and head tracking. While the headset has a …
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