13 ways to digitize your face (that aren’t google glass)
We know that smart glasses have a lot of products in research and development, but smart glasses have also received wide attention.
Google Glass is just the biggest example of what looks like a major trend.
So, you have a lot of knowledge about Google glasses, but it won\'t be the only tech glasses to enter the market in the next few years.
There are more than a dozen gadgets-some announced and some rumored-hoping to add color to your face.
Some are major players and some may not compete directly with glass at all after they are done, but in any case, this is the complete scoop.
If you want to install some processors and cameras on your head, these are the devices you want to check.
Will Sony develop smart glasses?
This is a bit tricky because the company has apparently produced products such as 3D glasses and Entertainment Access Glasses that offer closed-end
Visual subtitles and auxiliary audio
Damage to 3D movie viewing.
Sony has also released a Personal 3D Viewer, which is a head
Immerse yourself in movies or games.
However, at least there is reason to believe that Sony is exploring the concept of smart glasses.
On June 2012, Engadget reported on Sony\'s patent application for a smart glasses device capable of transmitting information, connecting watches and reading visual labels to other wearers.
In 2012, TechCrunch obtained a patent from Sony that describes a complete pair of glasses with monitors in both eyes.
This will provide potential for real augmented reality.
The device is also expected to include cameras and built-in camerasin earphones.
On January, we saw Vuzix M100 Smart Glasses at CES.
They plan to arrive by the end of the year and the cost should be under $500.
This device looks more like an ear. mounted hands-
The free system, apparently it can be worn on both eyes.
It can connect to your iPhone or Android smartphone thanks to Bluetooth and Wi-FiFi.
The color of the WQVGA display is basically the same as the color of the phone screen.
It also supports GPS with a built-in
In the head tracker, microphone and speaker, and in the 720 p camera used to take images or videos on the 8 gb flash memory.
Does it take more than one camera to make your glasses smart?
Epiphany glasses offer glasses with built-in HD digital camerasin for one-Touch the recording.
They came in 8 gb ($300), 16GB ($400), or 32GB ($500)
Variety, there is also a micro USB plug for charging and data transfer.
There is also an electric sunglasses switch that allows you to change the degree of color.
If you connect them to a tablet or smartphone and use YouGen.
TV app, you can live your P. O. V. to the world. You can pre-
Orders, they should be released now.
GlassUp quickly approached its $150,000 Indiegogo target as another new entrant to the smart glasses market.
This is a full pair of light glasses designed to connect with Android smartphones via Bluetooth LE.
It is equipped with a sensor with a touchpad on the side and the display will be 320x240 pixels.
The promo discusses the standard email and text pop-
Ups as well as navigation, but since it\'s a full pair of glasses, there\'s a lot of possibilities for augmented reality if the right app is created.
At the Computex trade show in Taiwan in June, a company called Oculon Optoelectronics showed an early prototype that looked similar to Google Glass.
Laptop magazines have hands-
Look at Oculon Smart glasses, which are not intended to be sold directly to the public, but will be sold to anonymous partners who may brand them accordingly.
Their price should be around $500, and Oculon claims they will have a 720 p display and a 2,100 mAh battery, which will be a lot better than the current Google Glass specs.
Also, there will be a doublecore Cortex-
A9 CPU, microphone and Bluetooth, Wi-
Fi and cellular connection.
News from Olympus meg4.
On July 2012, 0 smart glasses re-landed after Google\'s I/O glass leaked.
The original press release describes a device that connects a smartphone with Bluetooth 2. 1 support.
It has a virtual screen of 320x240 pixels, which will last 8 hours based on a 15-second \"use Burst.
\"In the only picture posted, it is also attached to a pair of regular glasses.
Although the Egami blog found the Japanese patent application for Olympus, we haven\'t heard anything else about these glasses yet.
Although CastAR is made for the game, it is not just a competitor to Oculus rift.
Designed by a former couple
It projects a micro-virtual reality into the 3D space of the real world.
The prototype of CastAR is shown in May.
According to Verge, there are two micro projectors that take images on each screen on the glasses.
The active shutter glasses then filter the image of each of your eyes to produce a 3D effect.
Finally, the camera built into the glasses \"sees the infrared LEDs located on the edge of the projector screen, so that the glasses can track the exact position of your head optical.
\"This allows the game to accurately detect when you move your head and what you\'re looking.
We think glasses like this can be used not only for games but also for more projects and look forward to learning more about this project.
The idea that Microsoft might be working on smart glasses appeared as early as November 2012, after a Microsoft patent for augmented reality glasses was discovered.
The patent was filed in May 2011, and it discussed the possibility of covering the details above the on-site action, especially in the field sports competitions, such as statistics and playback, concerts, the lyrics float beside the singer.
So far, what\'s the problem with all the digital glasses you see?
No style at all, right?
So who can solve this problem better than brand Oakley?
Oakley\'s CEO came up with the idea of AR glasses as early as April, and claimed that the company has been \"chasing the Beast\" since 1997 \".
\"As early as 2004, Oakley combined the MP3 player with sunglasses and had a large number of head patents --up displays.
It also released the Oakley Airwave ski goggles that provide a head
Display and navigation of skiers.
Can it enter the market, or work with others of Google Glass\'s competitors?
This is certainly possible.
This is a very different approach from Google Glass, where Meta Glass plugs into your PC with two tft LCD displays of 960x540 pixels, along with a range of sensors and depth-
An inductive infrared camera that can track gestures to provide a real augmented reality experience.
This allows you to manipulate virtual objects, which is closer than Google Glass to the few reporting scenarios that everyone imagined.
The SDK uses Unity 3D, and the company is currently displaying augmented reality engraving software.
Meta, who raised almost twice the $100,000 target on Kickstarter, has begun preparing
Space Glasses version order for Developers ($492). The full META.
01 Streamlined Edition is also sold for $667 and is expected to begin delivery in April 2014.
If you are willing to spend $600, you can pre-
Order a pair of Scout jet smart glasses delivered in February.
It\'s described as a \"head-
Up display for motion \", which is packed with 1 GHz dualCore ARM Cortex
A9 processor with 1 gb ram, Wi-enabled-
Fi, Bluetooth and GPS with integrated speakers and microphones, as well as HD cameras.
When the early adopters were rewarded with a discount of $500 in June, we looked at the reconnaissance aircraft pilot edition.
The first batch was sold out.
A French company called Optinvent has been working on augmented reality glasses for years.
It finally showed its head.
In June, an embedded monitor called ORA.
These augmented reality glasses can be used for navigation, messaging, watching videos and games.
ORA will connect your computer or smartphone via Wi-If.
The device itself also includes a variety of sensors, cameras, microphones and speakers, as well as Bluetooth connectivity.
It is based on a proprietary platform and developers can now sign up for the SDK.
Optinvent claims that the structure of the \"low-cost molded plastic optical element\" makes it much cheaper than its competitors.
Talking about any new devices in technology, especially high-profile devices from major competitors, will inevitably have rumors that Apple will compete with its own devices.
So, is there any reason to believe that Apple may be working on iGlass or some form of digital glasses?