VPL EyePhone Model 1

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Developer
VPL Research
Display
2.7", 2.75" or 3" B&W LCD with color filters (76,800 subpixels)
From the Sony FLD-370 ? (1990) (3" 89,505 subpixels)
Resolution
~184.7x138.6 per eye (320x240 subpixels)
Optics
LEEP optics
Tracking
Polhemus tracker
FOV
90°x60° (80°x60° monoscopic)
Weight
2.4 kg [1]
Release date
June 7, 1989
 Price
$9,400

References

http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?Location=U2&doc=GetTRDoc.pdf&AD=ADA236705
http://www.gradecki.com/joe/pcvr/issue3.pdf
http://www.science-bbs.com/199-virtual-worlds/94789d8d77b121f4.htm
http://90.146.8.18/en/archiv_files/19902/E1990b_189.pdf
http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~stage3/publications/93/conferences/IEEEsymposiumOnResearchFrontiersInVR/handVsHeadUserStudy/paper.html

VPL EyePhone LX (Model 2)

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Developer
VPL Research
Display
2.7", 2.75" or 3" LCD
Resolution
255x137 / 210x140 / 208x139 per eye (442x238 or 360x240 subpixels)
Optics
custom FMT Fresnel optics
Tracking
Polhemus tracker
FOV
108°x76° (86°x76° monoscopic)
IPD
65 mm (fixed) [2]
Weight
2.5 lbs
Release date

 Price
$9,150

Media




References

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/sci.virtual-worlds/8y1vW2GDZoU
http://www.macs.hw.ac.uk/~ruth/year4VEs/Resources/holloway93virtual.pdf
http://www.cs.unc.edu/~fuchs/publications/VirtualWorldsResearch91.pdf
http://www.science-bbs.com/199-virtual-worlds/35b614e419289237.htm
http://ip.csie.ncu.edu.tw/course/VR/VR1003p.pdf

VPL EyePhone HRX

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Developer
VPL Research
Display
2.7", 2.75" or 3" LCD TFT active matrix
Resolution
404x277 or 416x277 per eye (720x480 or 720x400 subpixels)
Optics
Custom FMT Fresnel optics
Tracking
Polhemus tracker
FOV
106°x75° (86°x75° monoscopic)
Weight

Release date
1991
 Price
$49,000

References

http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a263498.pdf
http://www.cs.unc.edu/~fuchs/publications/VirtualWorldsResearch91.pdf
http://ip.csie.ncu.edu.tw/course/VR/VR1003p.pdf

In the media


Relevant forum threads


References

  1. ^ Virtual Reality Technology, Volume 1
  2. ^ Binocular vision in a virtual world: visual deficits following the wearing of a head-mounted display

External links

[[|Official website]]
VPL EyePhone specifications
A Computational Model for the Stereoscopic Optics of a Head-Mounted Display
Virtual Environments: A Survey of the Technology
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/sci.virtual-worlds/8y1vW2GDZoU
sci.virtual-worlds USENET newsgroup
http://www.cs.unc.edu/techreports/91-009.pdf