updated 12:30 am EDT, Wed September 17, 2008
Vuzix AV310 widescreen
Vuzix Corporation has announced the latest addition to its line of video eyewear, the iWear AV310 Widescreen, offering a 16:9 aspect ratio to replicate a home theater screen. Users will experience a virtual 52-inch screen, as if viewed from 9 feet, displayed from twin high-resolution LCD displays. The device is compatible with any NTSC or PAL devices with video output, including iPods, portable media players, gaming consoles, or DVD players.
The AV310 provides a wide range of adjustments, including +2 to -5 individual diopter focus for each eye, "AccuTilt" 15 degree tilt adjustment, adjustable nosepiece, and on screen display settings.
Both 2D and 3D video formats are supported, including "Vuzix 3D". The eyewear runs on a single AA battery, claimed to last up to 5 hours. The earbuds are removable if the user prefers their own. The iWear AV310 Widescreen will cost $250, however no formal ship date was provided.