Headplay Starts Selling Headmounted Displays

Santa Monica-based Headplay, a developer of headmounted displays targeted at gamers and movie watchers, said today in an email that the firm has begun to offer its products for purchase. The firm's headset displays, which were debuted at last year's DEMOfall 2006 conference, uses an LCoS display and was designed by IDEO. The company said that its initial batch of its Headplay Personal Cinema System is now available for purchase on its web site; the site lists the device for $499.99. Headplay is headed by Glen Ward, former CEO of Virgin Entertainment Group North America.