Connect with us

News

Apple Uses Hybrid Fresnel Lens To Reduce Weight Of Its Headset Below 150g

Published

on

Apple plans to use a hybrid Fresnel lens for its mixed reality headset, which will improve optical performance, provide a wide field of view and keep the weight of the headset below 150 grams, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

Kuo notes that most virtual reality headsets use Fresnel lenses, but these headsets usually weigh 300-400 grams and are large. Apple’s mixed reality headset will get a thinner and lighter body. Apple is working to optimize the field of view, size and weight of the device.

The company is going to use a hybrid Fresnel lens, consisting of three stacked Fresnel lenses, to achieve a thin and light design with improved optical performance. According to Kuo, the headset uses six Fresnel lenses (three lenses for each eye). Apple will use lightweight plastic lenses with custom materials and coatings to match the optical performance of the glass.

The source adds that the lightweight lenses are mainly supplied by Young Optics and Genius Electronic Optical, but they won’t be cheap and will contribute to the headset’s high rumored $ 3,000 total price tag.

This headset is due to debut next year.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Latest News

Phones5 hours ago

OnePlus 9R gaming smartphone went on sale

OnePlus is launching the OnePlus 9R gaming smartphone, which is offered in India in a version with 8GB of RAM...

Wearables5 hours ago

The first Huawei fitness bracelet with continuous monitoring of blood oxygenation, heart rate, sleep, blood pressure and risk of apnea. Huawei Band 6 sales start in China

Today in China, sales of the best Huawei fitness bracelet, as determined by the source, start. The novelty is called...

Phones6 hours ago

TrendForce predicts over 5 billion smartphone camera modules to be shipped this year

In response to the growing consumer focus on camera performance when choosing a smartphone, manufacturers are ramping up the release...

Electric Cars6 hours ago

To the delight of car enthusiasts: Spotify unveiled its first gadget and is temporarily giving it away for free

Spotify, the company behind the streaming music service of the same name, has unveiled its first device. It was a...

Components9 hours ago

MSI Optix MAG342CQ monitor is based on 34 ” concave panel

MSI has announced the release of the Optix MAG342CQ monitor. It is based on a 34-inch VA concave panel. Its...

News9 hours ago

Huawei blames US for chip shortage

Huawei Technologies yesterday blamed the US for the crisis that shook the global tech industry. According to the Chinese manufacturer...

Gaming9 hours ago

Sony Unveils First Major PlayStation 5 Update With Many New Features

Sony has announced the imminent release of the first major system software update for the PlayStation 5. The update will...

News10 hours ago

Sony Xperia 1 III was shown right before the announcement. Official images of the flagship released

Sony will be unveiling the new Xperia phones at a special event this week. Right before the announcement, AndroidNext published...

Most Popular