Finnish startup unveils $6,000 VR headset that lets you see the world with 'human eye resolution'

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A Finnish startup has developed a virtual reality headset with resolution so sharp that it claims it'll be like looking at the world through a pair of human eyes.

Called the VR-1, Varjo launched the top-of-the-range VR headset on Tuesday with the aim of taking VR technology to the aerospace and automotive sectors.

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The most widely known VR headsets such as HTC Vive or Facebook's Oculus have so far mostly made headlines with consumer applications, but with a $5,995 price tag Varjo is betting on industrial uses in architecture, engineering and construction.

Varjo has billed the VR-1 as the 'world's only' VR device with human-eye resolution.

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The headset has a resolution of over 60 pixels per degree, which the company says is 20 times greater than any other VR headsets currently available.

Essentially, the pixels are so small that they're practically invisible to the human eye.

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This is possible due to the VR-1's 'Bionic display,' which is a 1,920 x 1,080 microLED screen with 3,000 pixels per inch.

Another outer display is an AMOLED screen with 1,440 x 1,600 resolution.

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When the wearer slips on the VR-1, Varjo says they'll see their surroundings in stunningly crisp and clear quality, 'where every detail, shape, contour, text and surface of a design comes into never-before-seen focus.'

It's also fitted with '20/20' eye tracking developed by Varjo's engineers, which the firm says is 'the most advanced and powerful stereo eye...
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