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January 22, 2018

New Metalens Technology May Revolutionize VR And AR

  • Science
  • Nanotechnology

Nano Magazine – Both virtual reality and augmented reality have been around more than a couple of years at this point, but the technology is largely still in its infancy. With a bulky headset required to experience the technology in the majority of cases, it feels like an older piece of equipment despite utilizing the latest advancements in technology to deliver a unique and entertaining experience. The bulky equipment required for virtual and augmented reality could change in the near future, however, with the advent of a new metalens technology.

A team at the Harvard John A Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) has discovered a metalens technology that utilizes the entire spectrum of light to open up new avenues of advancement for both AR and VR.

Read more at Nano Magazine.

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