GLYPH

SEEING IS UNBELIEVABLE


Experience all media with vivid life-like clarity


and exceptional sound.

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FROM TEAM  
  AVEGANT


The video that kickstarted it all.

"A far more compelling visual experience than any headset on the market today."

THE PRESS  
  HAVE SPOKEN


At CES, SXSW and Beyond

Glyph Timeline

The evolution of a revolutionary technology

Final product to be released 2015

✓ Idea: Retinal Projection
✓ Technology: Virtual Retinal Display
✓ Prototype
✓ Beta
Product Development
Engineering Validation Testing
Design Validation Testing
Production Validtion Testing
Mass Production
1 - Kickstarter Backer Shipping
Pre-Order Customer Shipping
3 - Retail Store Shelves
2016 and beyond

Specifications

The components and features that create an unmatched audio and visual experience.

What comes with a preorder?

Avegant is currently in the process of refining their Glyph Alpha prototype into the consumer version conceptually rendered above. Those who pre-order a Glyph will get a lightweight, ergonomic device tuned for consumer use and with both support and a warranty. It'll be identical to the consumer device on store shelves — only delivered far before we start fulfilling those orders. Be the first in your community to start your Glyph story.

  • General

    • Featherweight, 16 oz
    • Battery Life: 3 hours video, 48 hours audio runtime
  • Connections

    • Video: Single HDMI connection
    • Power: microUSB
    • Audio: Bluetooth or 3.5 mm TRRS jack (stereo-plus-mic)
  • Optics & Sensors

    • Headtracking: 6 DOF IMU output
    • No glasses required
    • IPD Adjustment: 52-75 mm
    • Diopter Adjustment: +2 to -6
  • Display

    • Micromirror Array
    • 120 Hz Refresh Rate
    • 1,843,200 pixels
    • WXGA (1280 x 720) per eye resolution
    • 45° diagonal field of view
    • Contrast Ratio: >1000:1
  • Audio

    • Noise Canceling: Active and Passive
    • Sound Output Mode: Premium Stereo
    • Frequency Response: 20 - 20000 Hz
    • Dynamic Range: 115 dB
    • Microphone: Built-in
    • Connectivity: Wired over HDMI or TRRS audio cable
  • Power

    • Power/recharge via microUSB cable

#GlyphStories

  • The Commuter

    Using the Glyph from the commuter's perspective.

"It's quite amazing to realize that you aren’t staring at a screen, and that the projected image is reflecting off the back of your retina. Since it projects into each eye independently, you can view images and video in full 3-D."

Reviewed.com – Editor's Choice Award at CES

"The picture I see already looks beautiful: high-res, colorful, and accurate, with none of the screen-door effect or pixilation of a device like the Rift."

TheVerge.com

"...the company's latest reveal has us throwing balls of cash at the screen."

Engadget

"...my eyes weren't strained and I actually could let my pupils comfortably wander and focus on different parts of the image"

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The avegant team

Passion for amazing experiences.

Our team is young enough to dream big and experienced enough to create never-before-seen technology. Born from a dedication to near-eye displays, Glyph was developed by our tight-knit, engineering-driven team.

Dr. Allan Evans, our CTO, initially created the technology in a US government lab. Together with Dr. Neil Welch, our VP of Engineering, and Edward Tang, they built the initial prototypes and refined the technology.

Our wide knowledge base, deep experience, and unyielding passion for creating life-changing technologies drive our work every day.

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From the blog

Updates, developments, and media about the Glyph.

  • evanstewestang Introducing Joerg Tewes as Avegant’s new CEO - We’re growing once more. When Avegant was founded, we knew that our engineering, marketing and executive teams would have to expand rapidly, and the time has now come to add a manager with deep experience in successfully bringing consumer electronics to market. That person is Joerg Tewes. He’ll join Avegant this month as our new […]
  • office Across the Country and Into the Bay Area - As of this month, we’re all finally working together under one roof in San Francisco. Though we’re all looking forward to the social aspect, the most important part of this move is that now the engineers, designers and business teams will be working together in a single location. This means high quality and efficient work […]
  • rose Hello World! - Welcome to our new blog. Here we’ll be delivering regular inside updates on the happenings-on at Avegant. We’ll also be aggregating our Kickstarter, social and forum updates to deliver one core repository on all-things-Avegant. A few things you probably noticed about the updated site. First, we wanted to accurately represent the flip-down mechanism that many […]

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