A patent application for waveguide-based smart glasses submitted by way of their subsidiary Oculus sheds light on Facebook’s plans to escalate their augmented reality efforts.

According to the filing submitted to the US Patent and Trademark Office in Feb. 2016, the near-eye display consists a source assembly that project images via focused light through an optics assembly to a waveguide output display.
Figure 2 of the filing depicts a cross-section of the near-eye display eyewear..

Figure 3 shows an isometric view of the waveguide display..
The light source is comprised of various source… more

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