NASA Spinoff Database: Virtual Reality System Offers a Wide Perspective

NASA Center: Johnson Space Center
Public Release Year: 2008
Reference Number: JSC-SO-227
Category: Computer Technology
Origin: Robonaut, telepresence

As part of an SBIR agreement to improve the telepresence in Johnson Space Center's Robonaut, Baltimore-based Sensics Inc. created a head-mounted display with a high-resolution, three-dimensional panorama. The Sensics piSight is now being sold commercially for high-end virtual reality applications. Virtual surroundings appear in the viewfinder and respond to head movements.

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Page Number in Published book: 134
Manufacturer: Sensics Inc

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