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DreamGlass Air: Private AR Screen for PHONE PS4 XBOX SWITCH

Your Portable Private Augmented Reality World in iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Tablet, PS4, XBOX, Nintendo Switch, PC, Mac, DJI Drone...

DreamGlass Air: Private AR Screen for PHONE PS4 XBOX SWITCH

Your Portable Private Augmented Reality World in iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Tablet, PS4, XBOX, Nintendo Switch, PC, Mac, DJI Drone...

$901,433
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backers
3days to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Thu, September 26 2019 12:39 PM UTC +00:00.

About

DreamGlass Air is a lightweight personal cinema that plays on its 100” AR screen anything from your smartphone/tablet (Android,iPhone,iPad), game consoles (PS4, Xbox, Nintendo Switch), PC&Mac, and other electronic devices. It frees up your hands and shows everything in private, delivering the most comfortable viewing experience. Unlike Virtual Reality headsets, DreamGlass Air packs up cutting-edge Augmented Reality technology that usually costs thousands of dollars, for mobility, daily life assistance and surrounding safety awareness.    

Have you ever felt your phone screen is too small?  Tired of holding it?  Suffered from neck pain after using it?  

DreamGlass Air sets you free by projecting anything from your phone into multiple 100’’ immersive screens wirelessly.  With 2.5K  resolution and unparalleled 90° FOV, every single detail comes to life to entertain you in any posture you like.

Incredibly Immersive Experience

The newest games and movies are better when viewed on a large screen. Powered by the most cutting-edge imaging technology today, DreamGlass Air delivers vivid, high definition, immersive viewing experience on a gigantic AR screen. Get ready to be amazed, your digital world will never feel the same!

Your Own Private Theater

Everyone needs some private time. With DreamGlass Air, the content you are viewing is totally private and cannot be seen by others from any angle. Combined with the hands-free feature, you can relax and enjoy your personal world anywhere and anytime.

Immersive But Not Isolated

Worried about trip hazard from the isolation of VR headsets? DreamGlass Air is different! You can see and use your phone's touchscreen to control, and have awareness of the surroundings while enjoying your favorite contents. Never miss a phone call or text message. During travel, you can turn any seat into first class with VIP entertainment, and never miss the food service or notice of emergency.

90° Ultra-Wide FOV

With the unparalleled 90° FOV (Field of View) and stereo sound, the digital world has never been this real! 

2.5K  Screen

With 2.5K resolution at 600 ppi (Pixel Per Inch), DreamGlass Air delivers a smooth, clear view even for the most sophisticated images. Every single detail comes into life with the most vivid color.

DreamGlass Air is compatible with any smartphone (iPhone and Android), games consoles, PC&Mac, local media in a Flash Drive,  as well as most other electronics devices. Old devices become new again when paired with the immersive world inside DreamGlass Air! 

With 3 degree of freedom head tracking, DreamGlass Air can display multiple 100” AR screens, providing hands free visual aid for your daily life tasks. Imagine you can watch instructional videos while repairing your car without holding your phone. Or read recipe and watch drama simultaneously in the kitchen. Multitasking has never been more convenient and entertaining. 

DreamGlass Air is feather light, weighing at only 5 oz. With a unique foldable design, it is of the size of a pair of ski goggles, perfect for on-the-go use. You can easily put it in your backpack or handbag and bring your private Dreamworld with you wherever you go. 

Eye Glasses Friendly 

A lot of us wear prescription glasses. No worries. DreamGlass Air has enough eye relief for any correction glasses you may have. Enjoy your private IMAX theater without uncomfortable interference.

5G Compatible for a Glimpse of the Future

5G is coming and Augmented Reality is its immediate application. Compatible with smartphones, DreamGlass Air can fly you to the future by delivering high bandwidth and low latency contents through the 5G network (DreamGlass Air relies on the modem in your phone for 5G network).   

5-Hour Battery Life + Inverse Charging your phone

Despite the small size, DreamGlass Air has its own battery and can last for more than 5 hours. So you can binge watch 2-3 films without worrying about your phone’s power, as  we understand the battery of your phone is always not enough. DreamGlass Air can even back charge your phone when necessary.  Never get caught again by a dead battery dilemma.

 1. Wireless Display (Prototype Demo included) 

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2. Plug & Play via HDMI and USB (Prototype Demos included)

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 Based on our extensive experience in optics, DreamGlass Air uses the most cutting edge imaging and coating technology with the widest field of view, delivering the most immersive and vivid visuals all the time!


Did you feel eye strain after watching movie on your phone? It is caused by the near distance (~0.3 meter) and the intensive blue light of the phone screen. DreamGlass Air uses advanced optical technology to project contents at meters away,  and employs over 10 layers of special optical coatings to reduces blue light and glare,  delivering much more comfortable viewing experience. 

 We really appreciate the help from our backer community, and we value your inputs. That’s why we seize very opportunity to meet our backer in person, showing live demos to him/her, and collecting feedbacks.

Our CEO, Kevin Zhong, met Eliah in Los Angeles on Aug 25th. Eliah is a retired professional gamer, and a super backer who has backed 233 projects on Kickstarter in the past. Eliah liked DreamGlass Air very much and provided a lot of constructive suggestions.

On Sep 7th&8th, we also met with 5 of our backers, Kevin, Glen, Mario, Ben and Krystyn in the Silicon Valley Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum. They all tried our DreamGlass Air and Pro in person, and they all liked it. We'll inform you once we have more opportunities to meet with you in the future. Stay tuned!



1st Stretch Goal UNLOCKED = Every set of the DreamGlass Air will come along with a pair of DreamGlass Air Polarized Shade to turn on VR mode!

2nd Stretch Goal UNLOCKED = Every set of the DreamGlass Air will come along with a Type-C to HDMI Cable to connect game consoles and computers! 

3rd Stretch Goal UNLOCKED= Every DreamGlass Air will have an FREE extra set of machine washable forehead cushion & headband to always have a fresh feeling. And You will have no hygiene worries while sharing DreamGlass Air with others.

 4th Stretch Goal (Locked)= Once we reach $1,000,000, you will have the black color option to choose after the campaign ends!

*More surprises are coming on the way! We're gathering our backers' recommendations to provide the Best Options.

We received a lot of request for 6DOF (Degree of Freedom) tracking from our current developer community, and we listened. Here is DreamGlass Pro, the ultimate AR Glass with the most balanced performance across all aspects. Its 90° Field of view is top of the industry and 2-3 times bigger others. With a customized SoC (System-on-Chips) for image processing, it provides robust and fast 6DOF (Degree of Freedom) positional tracking and hand tracking for the most engaging AR experience. It works with both PC and Android phones for 5G compatibility (DreamGlass Pro relies the modem of your phone for 5G network).

With a price of 1/5 of the Hololens and being 5G-Ready, it provides the most accessible high-speed AR platform for now and the future.  

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DreamWorld was founded in Silicon Valley during 2016 by a group of AR enthusiasts who have had over 20 years of optics and computer vision experiences among us. Believing in the value of "Tech for People", DreamWorld strives to deliver the most cutting-edge yet affordable Augmented Reality technology to everyone. 

After 2 years of R&D and manufacturing planning, in June of 2018, we launched our Gen 1 product, DreamGlass. As a responsible team, we managed to ship the product to thousands of customers in the same month. Our hard work paid off. Customers love us and our AR headset was rated as the Top 5 innovative AR products in 2018 together with Apple and Magic leap products. And our CEO, Dr. Zhangyi Zhong, was selected as the Top 30 leaders in AR together with Apple CEO Tim Cook and Microsoft Executive Alex Kipman.  

Dreamworld is a frequent exhibitor at CES, AWE, SID and many other conferences as well as trade shows. Our products were liked and appraised by Oculus founder Palmer Luckey, and many other happy customers.

 Our current customers are mainly enterprises, studios, and universities. Out of the value of “Tech for People”, We were so eager to find out : what keeps consumers like you from using AR headsets? After a lot of surveys, we found that there are mainly two reasons: 

1. AR headsets are too expensive (Normally $2-3K) 

2. Very few AR contents are out there. 

In September of 2018, we started the project of a truly consumer-friendly AR headset: DreamGlass Air. To address the two problems above, We wanted to make DreamGlass Air with a price in the $200-$300 range , and compatible with most entertainment platforms you already have: Smartphones, Tablets, Consoles (PS4, Xbox, Switch), PC&Mac, Drones, etc. So you will never worry about available contents again.

 We started our industrial design in Nov 2018, and prototyping in early 2019. There have been many iterations on PCB assemblies and also mechanical parts. It was not easy. But the harder part is on the software. To seamlessly play contents from so many different platforms in AR, we must do some digital manipulation on the contents received. For our Gen 1 product, we provided to our developer an SDK to do it. But this time, for regular consumers, we cannot use any SDK. We need to come up an invisible layer of coding underneath those contents. After many failures, we succeeded in developing  a large set of low-level coding in the GPU(Graphics Processing Unit), solving this problem in the fastest and most efficient way. All contents will directly play without any extra work from you.

 In  the first half of 2019, we’ve been busy iterating and validating. To collect feedback, we have shown demos of DreamGlass Air to hundreds of people in AWE (Augmented World Expo) and SID Display week, . Now we are doing some final optimizations and will start the the trial production right after the campaign ends. The fund raised with your help will enable us to order all the materials for mass production happening in November. We have many years of manufacturing experience and we have shipped products in high volume before. We are confident that we will produce and ship DreamGlass Air quickly, just as what we did for our Gen 1 product. DreamWorld will live up to your trust!

Last but not the least, let’s talk about something bigger. Everyone knows 5G is just around the corner and as 5G’s most immediate application, AR’s potential is going to be fully revealed. As the future mobile platform, AR is going to completely change how we work, communicate, and entertain ourselves.  We believe AR should not be luxury and want to make AR accessible to everyone. That’s why we started this campaign with the price of 1/10 of other AR headsets. However, it is not enough, and we cannot do this alone. AR is still in its infancy, while a lot of people haven’t heard of it, or are still skeptical about it. We need help from pioneers like you, to spread the word and let more people know about Dreamworld, and Augmented Reality in general. 

Let’s work together to bring the future to life!

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Risks and challenges

DreamGlass Air was designed under our rich experience in product manufacturing. Right now, we are towards the final prototyping phase and we'll start the trial production in September. A very reliable manufacturer has lined up for it. However, we need to inform you of certain risks and challenges:

There might be some unforeseen problems in our production or delivery process, which might affect the final product or the promised delivery time. If anything goes wrong, we promise to keep our backers updated and informed about any issues and how we plan to solve them, so that you can know where your product is and when you will get it.

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