Osterhout’s Amazing HUD: Dreamware or Vaporware?

A few months ago Ralph Osterhout had a chance to present his vision for the future of HUDs at the e.g. conference. If you had to some his vision into one word it would be amazing. The list of features is endless, from night vision to high definition 3d display. Even more amazing, Osterhout claims that a militarized version of this HUD would be available this summer, and a consumer product will come “sooner than what you may think”.

Osterhout is far from a quack, but I’ll believe it when I see it. In the meantime, if you consider yourself a fan of AR, you must watch the following talk (and share what you think about it in the comments!)

 (via @cdpatnoe)

One Response

  1. […] But whatever Microsoft may be planning, it’s probably going to be coming sooner than you might expect. Osterhout has been showing off tech (like the HUD glasses shown above) for several years now. I even found a presentation he gave back in 2011: […]

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