Glimpse into the future – Sony’s Personal 3D Viewer is one cool gadget, but far from perfect

By November 25, 2011March 24th, 2020Newswires

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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