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Vrgineers draws on pilot experience to develop mixed reality headset

22nd June 2022 - 10:00 GMT | by Norbert Neumann in London


The new device has a proprietary eye-tracking system with a one-dot calibration. (Photo: Vrgineers)

The new Vrgineers VR/MR pilot training headset has a proprietary eye-tracking system for behavioural analysis and was designed for enhanced pilot training.

Vrgineers used the CES show in Las Vegas to unveil the latest XTAL 3 VR and MR headset for military pilot training. The company has developed the latest XTAL model in cooperation with a team of USAF and USN pilots to ‘pave the way for the next generation of MR pilot trainers’.

XTAL is the company’s high-resolution VR HMD that provides the user with a 180° field of view using two 4K resolution displays. Vrgineers says that with the incorporated MR technology, the headset allows haptic feedback; pilots can see their hands and interact with instrument panels.

The XTAL 3 allows

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Norbert Neumann


Norbert Neumann

Norbert is the Aviation, Military Training & Simulation reporter at Shephard Media. Before joining Shephard in …

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