Google bought the patent for the garbage iPhone display with augmented reality

The fact that Google Glass wearable computer in the format of points already being tested in human volunteers does not mean that by its mass production ready. As it became known, Google bought a patent that describes the operation of the display of virtual reality, the company Foxconn.

IPhone maker of smartphones and tablets iPad, Hon Hai Precision Industry, unit Foxconn, the company sold a Google patent that describes the creation of a virtual reality display, fastening on his head, – Head Mounted Display (HMD). The technique involves the imposition of computer-generated images of reality in the field of view. A similar technology is being used in aircraft and tactical displays, devices for computer games and simulators.

The described method patent overlay virtual reality images to the visible world, according to the source, can be used by Internet giant in the manufacture of Google Glass.

Google Glass glasses are a miniature computer based on Android, which is mounted on the head so that the display is in the right eye. So far only released a small batch of test version devices. Currently, they have the winners of the contest conducted by Google.

Google Details of the deal were not disclosed, and Foxconn, a company spokesman declined to comment.

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