NEC have this week launched their new TeleScouter Augmented Reality headset which allows the user to view a virtual 16 inch transparent display which is projected in front of them while wearing the headset.
The TeleScouter Augmented Reality system is equipped with a compact 500MHz ARM-based computer supported by 256 MB of RAM together with internal storage capacity of 2 GB. It can also connected to large networks via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth and is equipped with an internal battery which is capable of providing 4 hours of continuous use.
The TeleScouter headset systems are now available to pre-purchase and will be shipping on December 26th , $5,207 each. To use the headset effectively you will also need the accompanying control system and custom software which will set you back an additional $26,000. The TeleScouter Augmented Reality computer is a 140 x 90 x 55 mm in size and weighs 360g.