Darth Vader meets television - Toshiba's Head Mounted Display

Posted by Humphrey Cheung

Toshiba is developing a new head mounted display system that gives a 360-degree view on a domed 40-centimeter large screen. A photo of this large television-shaped helmet appears in the UK-based paper The Daily Mail. Not much is known about the display because all we see is a model, presumably female because you really can't tell, watching a screen full of clouds.

Head mounted displays are nothing new and several companies have made lightweight low-resolution LCD googles, but this could be the first time a company has tried putting an entire television on someone's head.

Read more at the Daily Mail.