First explanations given by Pimax, from the hand of Xunshu Li in charge of Marketing and Communication:
The prototype v5 is the first created with the tools for mass production. It still needs a lot of adjustment work; however, we decided to take it to the CES to show the sponsors the latest version.
We made several changes to v5 before CES:
For example, lenses and their mechanical design are new versions made with the new tools. The change can generate new problems, such as reflections, but they will be eliminated and the benefit of the new design will be revealed after the set-up.
To achieve an approximate increase of 30% in terms of brightness level, we added 3 more LEDs on the backlight panel from 12 to 15 and also increased its power supply. As a result, current supply elsewhere has decreased and new problems have arisen, such as tracking performance. It is not difficult to solve, the team is working on it.
We use Valve's tracking technology, tracking will not be a problem in the final product.
After the hardware and software tuning, and solving all the problems, we plan to send a limited number of test units to the selected sponsors, and we can take the units to more sponsors to try on new tours.
The details of the problems and the analysis, together with the shipping schedule, will be updated later this month.
Asked about strange distortions, fish eye view, convergence problems and wall effect, she answers:
Yes, we will make sure to correct them. The machine needs more adjustments.