Avegant Unveils Glyph Headset at 2015 CES

Posted on March 16, 2015

Avegant Glyph headset

Avegant unveiled its Glyph virtual reality headset at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show. The headset resembles a pair of stylish high-end headphones. Avegant says the final product will be released later this year.

The Glyph headset has a micromirror array display with a 120 Hz refresh rate. It has a WXGA (1280 x 720) per eye resolution. They have a 3-hour battery life. The connections on the headset include an HDMI connection, microUSB and Bluetooth or 3.5 mm TRRS jack for audio.

Re/code reports that Avegant has raised $10.9 million to develop its "personal theater" headset through Kickstarter and a fundraising round. The Glyph costs $499 through a pre-order. It will retail for $599 when it launches later this fall.

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