Looking Glass Pro Holographic Solution Debuts

This visualization workstation includes a Looking Glass with a touchscreen surface, a built-in Intel NUC 8 VR NUC8i7HVK computer, and a separate 7-in. 2D touch interface for second screen display and interaction.

This visualization workstation includes a Looking Glass with a touchscreen surface, a built-in Intel NUC 8 VR NUC8i7HVK computer, and a separate 7-in. 2D touch interface for second screen display and interaction.

Image courtesy of Looking Glass Factory.

The Looking Glass Pro from Looking Glass Factory is a complete, all-in-one 3D visualization solution designed specifically for business and enterprise customers seeking a turnkey holographic display solution for groups of people without the need for virtual reality (VR) or augmented reality (AR) headsets.

This workstation includes a Looking Glass with a touchscreen surface, a built-in Intel NUC 8 VR NUC8i7HVK computer, and a separate 7-in. 2D touch interface for second screen display and interaction.

Highlights:

  • Easy plug and play with USB-C and HDMI cables
  • Updates 3D scenes at up to 60 frames per second
  • 45 views to see 3D from multiple angles at once
  • Full-color, stereoscopic 3D scenes
  • Supports Unity, Unreal, Three.js and more

Hardware

The Looking Glass Pro features a 15.6-in. lightfield display with an embedded computer for fully standalone functionality, an integrated full-size 15.6-in. touchscreen, secondary fold-out 2D display for user interface navigation, and a Leap Motion controller for 3D spatial interaction.

Software

The Looking Glass Pro comes with a suite of software tools licensed for commercial use, including the HoloPlay Unity SDK, HoloPlay Plugin for Unreal and the three.js Looking Glass library, enabling companies to generate holographic applications in 3D design and simulation, volumetric and 360 3D video capture, architecture, medical visualization, education and experiential marketing.

Holographic Workstation

For business and enterprise customers that want a fully integrated holographic solution that works out of the box with enough power to run advanced holographic applications.

Connections include a built-in computer with two Display Ports; 2 USB 3.0 ports; and automatic HDMI switching when a separate host computer is connected. 

Holographic Software Suite Subscription

A commercial software license for the suite of Looking Glass software tools for creating holographic apps and display of 3D model and lightfield content is included in the Looking Glass Enterprise Package for the Large Looking Glass and Looking Glass Pro.

Software includes: HoloPlay Unity SDK for Looking Glass; HoloPlay Plugin for Unreal Engine for Looking Glass; three.js library for Looking Glass; 3D Model and Animation Importer and Lightfield Photo Viewer.

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.

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