As promised last year, the Blade augmented reality smart glasses from Vuzix is finally here. With very few, if any, apps available at the moment, the thing might be a tough sell at $1,000.
Wearable Tech January 5, 2019
The Magic Leap One Creator Edition is now available, offering customers a first look at the company's augmented reality technology. However, the system has a starting price of $2,295 and has limited availability.
Gadgets August 9, 2018
Bose’s new augmented reality glasses challenge the definition of AR. Instead of relying heavily on visual overlays, it focuses on immersive audio experiences, and that’s actually genius.
Wearable Tech March 12, 2018
Magic Leap has finally unveiled its first augmented reality product. Named the Magic Leap One, the AR system is made up of the Lightwear glasses, the Lightpack external computer, and a handheld controller.
Gadgets December 21, 2017
Apple has been extremely secretive about its plans for augmented reality, but its latest acquisition might be hinting at something. The company has acquired startup Vrvana, which develops a headset that supports both AR and VR.
Apple November 23, 2017
Apple is reported to be testing different sets of augmented reality glasses with various functions. Apple could go either two routes: create a standalone device with a screen or make something akin to the Samsung Gear VR.
Apple August 5, 2017
Essential Smart Glasses could materialize soon, according to an old patent that has been dug up. Equipped with cameras and chips for AR, it could succeed where the Google Glass failed.
Wearable Tech June 2, 2017
Augmented reality is slowly reaching ordinary consumers and companies are beginning to capitalize on this. Apple, for one, seems to be seriously working on its own AR tech based on recent business moves.
Apple March 20, 2017
Magic Leap’s first prototype for its secretive AR tech has just been leaked, showing a very rough version of the device. The steeply valued company, apart from the recent leak, has had very little to show about its promised products.
Wearable Tech February 11, 2017
Apple may be launching its AR headsets in 2017 per analysts. The company is reportedly working on an AR smartglass which could be announced alongside the iPhone 8 this year.
Wearable Tech February 7, 2017
In light of reports that Magic Leap 'oversold' its technology and is running into problems making it a reality, CEO Rony Abovitz has reacted to the claims, saying that 'mini-production test runs' have started.
Wearable Tech December 9, 2016
Apple could be bringing augmented reality to the iPhone, with focus on object recognition and face manipulation as the primary features. Employees from AR companies it acquired in recent years are said to be working on the technology at present.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 17, 2016
Vuzix is trying to make an inroad in the small growth of smart glasses technology. Its Blade 3000 series of AR-powered smart glasses will make an appearance at CES next year, poised to work as easily as a smartwatch.
Wearable Tech November 14, 2016
Snapchat's latest move is arguably the biggest indication that the company is indeed moving beyond software and working on a physical device for augmented reality.
Wearable Tech September 6, 2016
Microsoft is placing its bets on both productivity-enhancing apps and augmented reality. That is why the company rolled out HoloLens support for Outlook Mail and Calendar, as the two apps join other AR-compatible Office software.
Microsoft June 4, 2016
Microsoft and Lowe joined forces in a pilot project to help customers envision their dream kitchen in hologram mode. Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented reality headset will let people see exactly how their kitchen design looks like.
Gadgets March 19, 2016
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talked about the evolution of HoloLens, the augmented reality glasses that aim to reshape reality as we know it. Whether the device is used for business or leisure, it provides a truly immersive experience.
September 19, 2015
A startup called VA-ST has developed a set of augmented reality goggles to help the legally blind see better. Smart Specs highlight the outlines of objects and people.
Gadgets June 16, 2015
Science says Google Glass is, in fact, a distraction for motorists. The tech could evolve to make roadways safer, but it's not there yet, so save multitasking for when not behind the wheel of a moving vehicle.
Wearable Tech September 30, 2014
Microsoft is hoping that it doesn't get left behind in another possible trend in technology that could make the company lose billions in potential profit. This new and upcoming trend is augmented reality glasses, similar to what Google is doing with Glass.
Wearable Tech August 15, 2014
Epson has an answer to Google Glass with its own augmented reality glasses. The company has announced it is starting to ship the Epson Moverio BT-200 for $699.99.
Wearable Tech May 7, 2014
Samsung is not sitting by while Google walks away with augmented reality heads up display prize.
Wearable Tech April 16, 2014
Google Glass is slowly becoming a must-have product, but what is it good for? How can it be used?
Wearable Tech April 10, 2014
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