AR startup Rokid today unveiled a new AR headset called Rokid Vision 2, which incorporates waveguide optics into an impressively slim package.

To achieve its glasses-like form factor, Rokid Vision 2 doesn’t include onboard computing or power. For that, users can connect to smartphones, laptops, gaming consoles, and tablets, the company says.

Rokid, a Hangzhou, China-based startup, says its Vision 2 headset includes “the world’s leading diffractive optical waveguide technology with a light transmittance of 85% and 40° field of view (FOV).”

Note: If you’re curious to know a bit more about waveguides, check out the Waveguides & Birdbaths primer at the bottom of the article for a brief explanation of the two leading AR optics.

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