Using Artificial Intelligence to Generate 3D Images with Prototype Augmented Reality Glasses – Video

Using Artificial Intelligence to Generate 3D Images with Prototype Augmented Reality Glasses – Video

Prototype AR Glasses Use AI to Create 3D Images

The future of augmented reality (AR) glasses is looking brighter with the development of prototype AR glasses at Stanford University. These glasses use a breakthrough display technology called nanophotonic metasurface wave guide to create hyper realistic images in 3D using artificial intelligence. The tiny optical elements embedded in the glass surface guide light to create clear moving images that can be projected directly onto the eye, providing an optical see-through augmented reality experience.

While similar technology is already present in devices like the Apple Vision Pro, the challenge lies in putting this functionality into a normal pair of glasses. Researchers at Stanford have been working on this for the past two years, with the goal of creating a perceptually realistic AR experience that is indistinguishable from the real world. The glasses currently have a limited field of view, but the aim is to increase it to about 100° to match other AR devices on the market.

Though still a proof of concept design, the potential applications of these AR glasses are vast. Imagine using them for real-time navigation, sports stats, or even immersive gaming experiences. While the glasses have not been tested on human eyes yet due to safety protocols, the future looks promising for this innovative technology. Let us know in the comments if you are excited for the possibility of these glasses hitting the market.

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Video “Prototype AR Glasses Use AI to Create 3D Images” was uploaded on 06/09/2024 to Youtube Channel CNET