Microsoft has a patent for a gaming helmet and glasses
By Jeff Mattas
With all of the new innovations in video gaming ranging from motion-control technology to stereoscopic 3D, a recent revelation that Microsoft holds a patent for both a gaming helmet and gaming glasses isn’t entirely surprising. Concept sketches of the two patents–filed back in September of 2010–reveal the fighter-pilot-style helmet and high-tech eyewear. While there’s no guarantee either of them will ever be manufactured, the technology behind them is interesting, as is the notion that gamers might be receptive to purchasing such devices.
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