Tables

NOTE: All tables listed below can be accessed openly via Google Drive for viewing only.


Table 2 – Sensors for AR/VR Systems

Sensing Principle

Sensor Type

Technology

Motion

3 axis Accelerometer

MEMS Integrated Circuit

Gravity

3 axis Gyroscope

MEMS Integrated Circuit

Magnetic Field (Earths)

3 axis Magnetometer

Hall effect Integrated Circuit

Light

Photodiode

Optical Sensor Integrated Circuit

Sound

Microphone

MEMS Acoustic Sensor

Geolocation

GPS receiver

Radio Frequency Transceiver

Light (images)

Camera

CMOS image sensor integrated circuit

Time of Flight

Camera + LED/Laser

CMOS Time of Flight Image Sensor and LED/Laser Illumination

Depth Sensing Camera

Table 3 – AR/VR Headsets Table

This table is available as an Excel chart – contact the author for a copy.

Company

Product Name

Taxonomic Category

Retail Price

Display(s)

FOV

Sensors

Compatibility

Links

Snap

Spectacles

Augmented Reality, Heads Up Display, Camera

$ 130.00

none

n/a

low resolution cameras

iPhone, Android (BLE)

https://www.spectacles.com/

Recon

Jet

Augmented Reality, Heads Up Display, Camera

$ 499.00

n/a

HD Camera
IMU(Gyro, accel, magnetometer)
altimeter
thermometer
GPS receiver

iPhone, Android, BLE, ANT+

http://store.reconinstruments.com/Recon-Jet

VSP Global

Level

Augmented Reality, Heads Up Display, Text/Graphics Display Only

n/a

n/a

n/a

IMU( gyro, accel, magnetometer)

iphone, Android, BLE

http://newsroom.vspglobal.com/vsp-global/news-releases/vsp-global-and-usc-launching-major-wearables-study-with-tech-infused-frames

Garmin

Varia Vision

Augmented Reality, Heads Up Display, Text/Graphics Display Only

$ 399.99

HUD-pupil scale optics

10°

vibration

Garmin Edge products

https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/530536#overview

Avegant

Glyph

Augmented Reality, Mobile

$ 699.00

1280×720@120hz, micromirror

45°

Head tracker

Open Platform Compatability

https://www.avegant.com/

ASUS

Zenphone AR

Augmented Reality, Mobile, Smartphone/Tablet/PC based

5.7″ SuperAMOLED 2560×1440

n/a

23MP Camera
Motion Tracking Sensor
Depth Sensing Time of Flight Sensor
IMU (Gyro, accel, magnetometer)

Android

https://www.asus.com/us/Phone/ZenFone-AR-ZS571KL/

Lenovo

Phab2 Pro

Augmented Reality, Mobile, Smartphone/Tablet/PC based

$ 399.00

6.4″ QHD 2560×1440 display

n/a

Depth Sensing Cameras (Time of Flight
IMU (Gyro/Accelerometer/Magnetometer)
Fingerprint Scanner

Android

http://www3.lenovo.com/us/en/smart-devices/-lenovo-smartphones/phab-series/Lenovo-Phab-2-Pro/p/WMD00000220

Microsoft

Hololens

Augmented Reality, Mobile

$ 3,000.00

HD 16:9 light engines
see through holographic lens waverguides

30°x17°

1 Intertial Measurement Unit (Accel/Gyro)
1 depth camera (ToF)
1 2mpx photo/HD video camera
4 microphones
1 ambient light sensor
4 “environment understanding cameras”

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/hololens

Intel

Project Alloy

Augmented Reality, Mobile

tbd

tbd

tbd

4 Depth Sense/ToF cameras

TBD

https://newsroom.intel.com/chip-shots/intel-unveils-project-alloy/

Vuzix

Blade 3000

Augmented Reality, Mobile

<$1000

waveguide see through optics

30°

8MP, 1080p video
head motion tracker
touch pad
voice control
noise cancelling microphone
Micro USB ear phone jack

iPhone, Android (BLE)

https://www.vuzix.com/Products/Blade-3000-Smart-Glasses

ODG

R7 AR; R8 AR; R9 AR

Augmented Reality, Mobile

$2750-$1000

720p displays

40°/50°

4MP Camera
voice recognition
IMU (gyro, accel, magnetometer)
BLE

iPhone, Android (BLE)

https://shop.osterhoutgroup.com/products/r-7-glasses-system

Solos-wearables

Solos

Augmented Reality, Mobile

$ 500.00

HUD-pupil scale optics

10.68°

near ear speakers, touch control

iPhone, Android (BLE), ANT+,

http://www.solos-wearables.com/

Epson

Moverio BT-300

Augmented Reality, Mobile

$ 779.00

720HD OLED display

n/a

5MP camera
IMU (gyro, accel, magnetometer)

Wireless, BLE, Android

https://epson.com/For-Work/Wearables/Smart-Glasses/Moverio-BT-300-Smart-Glasses-%28AR-Developer-Edition%29-/p/V11H756020?ref=aff_cj_7988227

Laforge

Shima (Alpha)

Augmented Reality, Mobile

tbd

WQVGA Waveguide optics

n/a

IMU( gyro, accel, magnetometer)
Temperature
Ambient Light
Touchpad

BLE, iPhone, Android

https://www.laforgeoptical.com/shima/product-info

Microsoft

Windows Mixed Reality

Augmented Reality, Tethered

tbd

tbd

90°

Depth Sensing Cameras (Time of Flight)

Windows 10
XBOX One
Project Scorpio Game Console

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/b/virtualreality?icid=CNavVirtualReality

Dell

Windows Mixed Reality

Augmented Reality, Tethered

tbd

1440×1440@90hz

90°

https://www.theverge.com/2017/5/31/15717478/dell-asus-windows-mixed-reality-headsets-features

Lenovo

Windows Mixed Reality

Augmented Reality, Tethered

tbd

1440×1440@90hz

90°

https://www.theverge.com/ces/2017/1/2/14150054/lenovo-vr-headset-windows-holographic

Acer

Windows Mixed Reality

Augmented Reality, Tethered

$ 299.00

1440×1440@90hz

90°

2 Depth Sense Cameras

Windows 10 Gaming PC with GTX980/1060 or equivalent

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/d/Acer-Windows-Mixed-Reality-Development-Edition-Headset/8PB4TWX13M2N?icid=DevSolutions_cat_NavContent_AcerMRDevEdition

ASUS

Windows Mixed Reality

Augmented Reality, Tethered

tdb

1440×1440@90hz

90°

https://www.theverge.com/2017/5/31/15717478/dell-asus-windows-mixed-reality-headsets-features

HP

Windows Mixed Reality

Augmented Reality, Tethered

$ 329.00

1440×1440@90hz

90°

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/d/HP%20Windows-Mixed-Reality-Headset-Developer-Edition/91THZQTVGSPF?icid=DevSolutions_cat_NavContent_HPMRDevEdition

Interaxon/Safilo Group

Safilo X (Smith, Carrera, Polaroid)

Augmented Reality, Wearable, Smartphone Connected, Sense Only

tbd

n/a

EEG/EOG/EMG brainwave sensors
IMU (gyro, accel, magnetometer)
UV sensor, temperature sensor
pressure sensor

http://www.safilox.com/

Vue

Vue Smart Glasses

Augmented Reality, Wearable, Smartphone Connected, Sense Only

$ 199.00

n/a

n/a

bone conduction speakers
touch pad

iPhone, Android (BLE)

https://vue.backerkit.com/hosted_preorders

Samsung

Gear

Fully Immersive, Mobile

$105+phone

depends on phone choice

90°

Acceleromete
Gyroscope
Magnetometer
GPS

Samsung Smart phone(s) + Android

http://www.samsung.com/us/mobile/virtual-reality/gear-vr/gear-vr-sm-r322nzwaxar/

LG

LG360VR

Fully Immersive, Mobile

$ 199.99

920×720 per eye, 639ppi Real RGB

80°

IMU
Gyroscope/Accelerometer

LG G5,

http://www.lg.com/us/mobile-accessories/lg-LGR100.AVRZTS-360-vr

Merge

Merge VR

Fully Immersive, Mobile

$99+phone

depends on phone choice

90°

Any Smartphone (iPhone6-HTC One M8)

https://mergevr.com/

Google

Daydream View

Fully Immersive, Mobile

90°

Google Daydream VR / Android

https://vr.google.com/daydream/smartphonevr/

Vuzix

M300

Fully Immersive, Mobile

$ 1,499.00

nHD color display

55°

touch pad
Proximity inward facing
Proximity outward facing
IMU (gyro, accel, magnetometer)
13MP camera, 1080p video
voice control
ear speaker

iPhone, Android, BLE

https://www.vuzix.com/Products/m300-smart-glasses

Zeiss

VR One

Fully Immersive, Mobile

$ 99.00

depends on phone choice

100°

depends on smarphone choice

iPhone, Android, Google Cardboard/Daydream

http://vrone.us/

HTC

Vive

Fully Immersive, Tethered

$ 799.00

1080x1200px@90hz

100°

2 IR cameras for head tracking
Accelerometer
Gyroscope

PC Gaming Computer
(GeForce GTX970

https://www.vive.com/us/

Oculus

Rift

Fully Immersive, Tethered

$ 499.00

1080x1200px@90hz

90°

1 IR camera for head tracking
Gyroscope

PC with minimum GeForce GTX970

https://www.oculus.com/rift/

ANTVR

Kit 2

Fully Immersive, Tethered

$ 699.00

90°

http://www.antvr.com/en/

Sony

Playstation VR Headset Core System

Fully Immersive, Tethered

$ 359.00

960×1080@120hz

90°

Playstation Console

https://www.playstation.com/en-us/explore/playstation-vr/

PIMAX

4K

Fully Immersive, Tethered

$ 320.00

90°

PC Gaming computer

http://en.pimaxvr.com/

Razer

Razer OSVR

Fully Immersive, Tethered

$ 300.00

2160×1200 OLED @120hz

90°

IR Camera
Head tracker
accelerometers

Open Source drivers

https://www.razerzone.com/hdk2-promo

Mechdyne

Cave2

CAVE

>$100,000

60’x8′ panoramic UHD display

320°

10 camera optical tracking system

Customized to suit

https://www.mechdyne.com/hardware.aspx?name=CAVE2

VRX Simulators

VRX iMotion/Viper/Pro Flight

Fully Immersive, Vehicle Simulator

$ 61,500.00

multiple HD LED displays

200°

steering wheel, pedals, seat haptics, controls haptics

custom PC based systems

www.vrx.ca

Immersive Technologies

PRO4

Fully Immersive, Vehicle Simulator

>$100000

multiple HD LED displays

270°

steering wheel, pedals, seat haptics, controls haptics

custom PC based systems

http://www.immersivetechnologies.com/products/Simulators.htm

ThoroughTec

Cybermine/Cyberquip/Cyberwar

Fully Immersive, Vehicle Simulator

>$100000

multiple HD LED displays

270°

steering wheel, pedals, seat haptics, controls haptics

custom computer controls

http://www.thoroughtec.com/?gclid=Cj0KEQjwg47KBRDk7LSu4LTD8eEBEiQAO4O6r_BO0U-YpYP6g1JLMh3gaxkwSgGI7KdZVjEyiEVBEesaAlQj8P8HAQ

VirTra

V-300

CAVE

>$50000

multiple HD LED displays

300°

simulated firearms

custom computer controls

http://www.virtra.com/

TruGolf

The Signature

CAVE

$ 33,950.00

single 174″ display

120°

TruFlight Camera

custom computer controls

https://trugolf.com/golf-simulators/signature/

CMLABS

Construction/Port/Custom Simulators

Fully Immersive, Vehicle Simulator

>$50000

multiple HD LED displays

200+°

steering wheel, pedals, seat haptics, controls haptics

https://www.cm-labs.com/simulation-products/

Xesa

6DOF Platforms/Static Sim Arena

Fully Immersive, Vehicle Simulator

>$100000

multiple HD LED displays

360°

steering wheel, pedals, seat haptics, controls haptics

custom computer controls

http://www.xesasystems.com/full-simulator/

InMotion Simulation

C172 G1000 Full Motion Flight Simulator

Fully Immersive, Vehicle Simulator

>$100000

multiple HD LED displays

360°

steering wheel, pedals, seat haptics, controls haptics

custom computer controls

http://www.inmotionsimulation.com/flightsimulators.html

Gforcefactory

Edge 6D

tbd

120°

steering wheel, pedals, seat haptics, controls haptics

custom PC based systems

https://www.gforcefactory.com/edge-6d

BEC Motion Simulators

I-MOSE Real-Time Flight Simulator

tbd

360°

Varies

custom computer controls

http://www.motion-simulators.com/

Table 4 – VR Recording Hardware

This table is available as an Excel chart – contact the author for a copy.

Company

Product

Specs

Price

link

NCTech

iris360

360° Image Capture; 90mp;10bit HDR images

$ 2,899.00

https://www.nctechimaging.com/iris360-pro/

Samsung

Gear 360

360° Image Capture;14mp; HD video capture

$ 229.00

http://www.samsung.com/us/mobile/virtual-reality/gear-360/

Ricoh

Theta S

360° Image Capture;15mp; 4K video capture

$ 349.00

https://theta360.com/en/about/theta/s.html

Nikon

KeyMission

360° Image Capture;24mp; 4K video capture

$ 499.95

http://www.nikonusa.com/en/nikon-products/product/action-camera/keymission-360.html

LG

360 CAM

360° Image Capture;16mp; 2K video capture

$ 199.00

http://www.lg.com/us/mobile-accessories/lg-LGR105.AVRZTS-360-cam

360fly, Inc.

360fly

360° Image Capture;15mp; 4K video capture

$ 449.00

https://www.360fly.com/

Bubl

Bublcam

360° Image Capture;14mp; 2K video capture

$ 799.00

https://www.bublcam.com/products/bublcam

Nokia

OZO

360° Image Capture; (8)2Kx2K sensors; 30fps

$ 40,000.00

https://ozo.nokia.com/vr/

Giroptic

GiropticIO

360° Image Capture;jpg/mp4;1920*960

$ 249.00

https://www.giroptic.com/us/en/

Freedom360

Freedom360

360° Image Capture;15mp; 4K video capture

1123+6*Hero =$2500

http://freedom360.us/shop/freedom360classic/

VSNMOBIL

V.360°

360° Image Capture;15mp; 2K video capture

$ 449.00

https://vsnmobil.com/products/v-360/learn_more

Occipital

Structure Sensor

Depth Sensing Camera for tablets

$ 499.00

https://structure.io/#home-about-vid

Table 5 – AR/VR Developer Tools

This table is available as an Excel chart – contact the author for a copy.

Company

Product

Function/Platform

Links

Unity Technologies

Unity 3D

3D Design, Render, Animation, Game, VR,AR,xR,

https://unity3d.com/

Google

Google VR

Google

Daydream 2.0

Platform for mobile VR, does not support AR functions

https://vr.google.com/daydream/developers/

Google

Tango

enables devices to track motion, understand depth and space. Enables smartphone AR

https://get.google.com/tango/

OpenSource

Blender

3D Design, Render, Animation

www.blender.org

Epic Games, Inc

Unreal Engine

3D Design, Render, Animation, Game, VR,AR,xR,

www.unrealengine.com

Crytech GmbH

CryEngine

3D Design, Render, Animation, Game, VR

www.cryengine.com

Amazon

Lumberyard

3D Design, Render, Animation, Game, VR, AWS support native

www.aws.amazon.com/lumberyard/

Yulio

YulioVR

VR software for architects, civil engineers and construction companies

www.yulio.com

EON Reality Inc.

EON Studio, Developer, SDK

VR software for AR and VR training, eduction, manufacturing, Security/defense

www.eonreality.com

Virtalis

VR4CAD,Visionary Render

VR software for CAD visualization, training, simulation, AR training/ocupational assistance

www.virtalis.com

Maxon

Cinema4D

3D modeling, rendering, animation software

www.maxon.net

OpenSpace3D

OpenSpace3D

VR/AR software for designing, animating, rendering

www.openspace3d.com

3DVista

Various

3D/Immersive video editing tools; architectural and tourism virtual tours

www.3dvista.com

Worldviz

Vizard

3D/Immersive video editing tools; architectural, engineering, academic, training, defense applications and tourism virtual tours

www.Worldviz.com

360VR Toolkit

Apple, PC , Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro

http://www.dashwood3d.com/360vrtoolbox.php

Vuforia

Vuforia

Android, iOS,UWP, Unity Editor

https://www.vuforia.com/

EasyAR

EasyAR

Android, iOS,UWP, Unity Editor, Windows, Mac

https://www.easyar.com/

Wikitude

Wikitude

Android, iOS, Smart Glasses

https://www.wikitude.com/

ARToolkit

ARToolKit

Android, iOS, Linux, Windows, Mac OS, Smart Glasses

https://artoolkit.org/

Kudan

Kudan

Android, iOS

https://www.kudan.eu/kudan-sdk-features/

Maxst

Maxst

Android, iOS, Windows, Mac OS

http://maxst.com/

Xzimg

Xzimg

PC, Android, iOS, Windows, WebGL

https://www.xzimg.com/

NYALTA

NyARToolkit

Android, iOS

http://nyatla.jp/nyartoolkit/wp/?page_id=198

Zappar

Zappar SDK & ZapWorks

https://www.zappar.com/

Layar

LAYAR

Android

https://www.layar.com/

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