Glimpse into the future
Sony’s Personal 3D Viewer is one cool gadget, but the weighty visor is far from perfect
By Steve Tilley
As any Star Trek: The Next Generation fan can tell you, blind U.S.S. Enterprise officer Geordi La Forge wore a hi-tech visor that allowed him to see all kinds of light and energy spectrums. Here in the boring old 21st century, we wear hi-tech visors just to watch movies in 3D.
After generating huge buzz at various technology trade shows this year, the Sony HMZ-T1 Personal 3D Viewer ($799.99 via sonystyle.ca) is finally on sale in Canada. This unabashedly futuristic head-mounted display is one of the most interesting products we’ve seen in ages, if perhaps not the most practical.
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