sony HMZ-T1′ head mounted display all images courtesy of sony

japanese electronics company sony releases the first head-mounted display with two organic EL panels (1280 x 720 pixels – horizontal x vertical), the ‘HMZ-T1’. the device allows users to enjoy HD content, offering an equivalent of 20m (approximately 750 inches) virtual viewing distance. it has a view angle of 45 degrees, providing an experience similar to if you were in a wide-screen movie theatre through 3D video support.

5.1ch virtual surround technology (virtualphones technology) has been developed for the headphones, and comes with four modes: standard, cinema, games and music so you can select the best surround mode for your use. convenience features of the ‘HMZ-T1’ include sensor configuration, install passwords off, autopower and HDMI CEC compatibility.

overall, the device measures W210 x H126 x D257mm (head-mounted unit), including the headband approximately W180 x H36 x D168mm minimum moving parts, including maximum projection and weighs about 420g (head mounted unit), 600g excluding cables around processor unit.

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sony HMZ T1 3D head mounted display alternative views of the ‘HMZ-T1’

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sony HMZ T1 3D head mounted display

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