Two former Valve employees bring augmented reality glasses to Kickstarter

By Shawn Knight
Oct 14, 2013
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  1. A pair of former Valve employees have launched a new company and a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to create a pair of augmented reality glasses. It’s called CastAR and it consists of a pair of glasses with two micro-projectors...

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  2. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Guru Posts: 1,216   +252

    So let me guess this straight they left valve to put this on kickstarter despite gabe being cool with them taking over the project he had no interest in doing... what made them leave valve instead of working for valve and doing the augmented reality glasses o.O??

    Seems like a loss loss situation now they left valve and if this doesn't take off they wasted their good career for what nothing.
  3. SalaSSin

    SalaSSin TS Enthusiast Posts: 109   +31

    And if it does take off, it's their IP & their money, not Valve's...
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  4. VitalyT

    VitalyT super-star fish Posts: 2,175   +651

    Amazing things can be created off a couch these days, I feel like working on one right now... :)
  5. kuroiei

    kuroiei TS Rookie Posts: 44   +6

    Another one of these? With all due respect to their venture, I'd like some augmented reality socks. Mine are boring and I already wear normal glasses.

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