US release date and price details for Sony HMZ-T1 VR headset revealed

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Sony have announced a US release date for their recently showcased HMZ-T1 Personal 3D Viewer.

The 3D capable visor, which is worn on the head of users for a virtual reality effect, was shown at the IFA conference and Sony have also released pricing details for their US launch.

Coming in November to both American and Japanese markets, the HMZ-T1 will be compatible with Blu-Ray players, computers and the Playstation 3 through it’s HDMI port and gives an impression of a 750 inch screen through its OLED panels. The headset also features integrated 5.1 surround sound capable headphones to offer a complete cinematic experience.

The video below shows the HMZ-T1 in action:

Pricing has been set at approximately the $799 mark in the US and is expected to be launched in Japan on 11th November at a cost of  60,000 yen. There is no news of a European release date or pricing currently.

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