Lenovo’s Latest AR Headset Features Technology by Israeli Startup Lumus
Lumus develops and produces transparent AR displays built with a technology reminiscent of optical fibers
Lenovo Group Ltd. has used technology developed by Israeli augmented reality (AR) company Lumus Ltd. in its new ThinkReality A6 headset, Lumus announced Thursday. The headset, unveiled by Lenovo last month, weighs 380 grams and offers Full HDresolution for each eye and a field of vision of 40-degrees.
Headquartered in central Israeli town Ness Ziona, Lumus develops and produces transparent AR displays built with a technology reminiscent of optical fibers. The company was founded in 2000 by Yaakov Amitai, a former executive at Israeli defense optics company ELOP Ltd., which merged with defense technology company Elbit Systems Ltd. in 2000. Lumus has raised $51 million to date, from investors including Alibaba Group, HTC and Taipei-listed Quanta Computer Inc., according to Pitchbook data.
Lumus AR glasses. Photo: Bloomberg