Shiftall Co., Ltd. announced the high-resolution and lightweight VR headset “MeganeX” and “MeganeX Business Edition” compatible with SteamVR. The price is open and the suggested retail price is 249,900 yen including tax for “MeganeX,” and “MeganeX Business Edition” is under consideration, with no price announced as of edition. Both are scheduled to be released around March to April 2023.
Equipped with Kopin’s 5.2K/10bit HDR compatible micro OLED display and Panasonic’s proprietary pancake lens, this product achieves the black expression unique to OLED and the world’s highest level of video experience. Folding frame with built-in speaker makes it easy to carry. It supports 6DoF and you can enjoy various VR applications compatible with SteamVR.
Focusing on comfort and lightness, This model provides a comfortable playing environment for heavy users who are said to spend more than 2,000 hours a year in the Metaverse. The forehead pad distributes pressure and ensures an inter-pupillary distance (IPD) of 56-72mm. There is no diopter adjustment function, and by fitting the lens that suits you to the attached spectacle lens adapter, you can cope with various diopters such as astigmatism.
MeganeX Business Edition
This model that assumes shared use by multiple people at a business site. Equipped with a diopter adjustment function, it can be shared by people with different eyesight. In addition, it is easy to put on and take off because it is supported by the nose instead of the forehead.
|MeganeX||MeganeX Business Edition|
|display||1.3inch Micro OLED 10 bit HDR|
|lens||Pancake lens (3 pieces: 2 glass, 1 resin)|
|resolution||2,560 x 2,560 for one eye (5,120 x 2,560 pixels for both eyes)|
|Express color||About 1.07 billion colors: HDR 10 bit compatible|
|Interpupillary Distance (IPD)||56-72mm||62-72mm|
|Glasses lens compatible adapter||attached||Attachment (for astigmatism, strong myopia, and hyperopia)|
|Weight * ( ) is when the outside-in compatible adapter is installed||About 320g (385g)||About 330g (395g)|
|fixed method||Forehead pad + temple + rear band||nose pad + temple + rear band|
|audio output||Built-in speaker (3.5mm 4-pole mini plug terminal)|
|Audio input (microphone)||Built-in dual mic with beamforming, 3.5mm 4-pole mini plug terminal|
|processor||Snapdragon XR1 Platform|
|Tracking method||6DoF head tracking with inside-out method|
|Tracking method (when an outside-in compatible adapter is connected)||6DoF head tracking with Valve Lighthouse method *Base station 1.0 or 2.0 required|
|Connecting terminal||PC side: DisplayPort + USB 2.0
Headset side: USB Type-C *Use converter box (included)
|Bundled items||MeganeX main unit/converter box/USB Type-C cable (3m)/adapter for outside-in/adapter for glasses lens/safety precautions/warranty||MeganeX Business Edition main unit/converter box/USB Type-C cable (3m)/adapter for outside-in/adapter for glasses lens/dedicated carrying case/safety precautions/guarantee|
Action PC Minimum Conditions
- Processor: Intel Core TM i3-8100T or AMD Ryzen M32300X equivalent or better
- GPU: GeForce RTX20Series/RTX30Series/RTX40series or later
- Memory: 8GB RAM or above
- Connection: DisplayPort1.4, USB2.0
- OS: Windows 10
- Supported VR Platforms: SteamVR