Huawei smart glasses to be released in summer of 2019

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Huawei has partnered with Gentle Monster for its upcoming designer wearable glasses. Huawei smart glasses are expected to be out later this year, according to the company, which announced its wearable eyewear at the recent Huawei P30 launch event. The Chinese smartphone manufacturer revealed that the new designer shades were developed in collaboration with popular South Korean luxury eyewear brand, Gentle Monster. Unlike other smart glasses on the market, the Huawei wearables won’t feature cameras. The yet-to-be-released Huawei smart glasses reportedly don’t have any cameras according to Gentle Monster’s CEO…

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eSight Smart glasses bring sight to the visually impaired

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People who are legally blind have the chance for an instant and significant vision improvement through these wearables. eSight, a Toronto, Canada-based wearable technology company, has developed a pair of smart glasses to help people with low vision. The eSight 3 device is meant to assist people who are legally blind to experience 20/20 visin correction. The glasses capture the image of the wearer’s surroundings in real-time and display it in a way the wearer can see. The smart glasses translate the image of the surroundings into a form that…

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Wearable technology may soon be a temporary tattoo, not a watch

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It may not be long before chunky smartwatches and fitness trackers are gone and tiny adhesive patches replace them. When looking at the current market for wearable technology, it is clear that the leaders are currently fitness trackers, with smartwatches far in the distance and smartglasses hoping for the future. However, one company is looking into an entirely different and much smaller version of wearables. A tech startup called Chaotic Moon is hoping to be able to eliminate the need for those chunky devices that often look like they are…

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Augmented reality smartglasses may be Amazon’s next focus

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The online marketplace has always had a considerable interest in tech development and AR glasses may be next. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published a patent last week which belonged to Amazon and that described a new type of augmented reality smartglasses, indicating that this may be among the companies next areas of focus. This also suggests that, contrary to some predictions, the retailer may not be abandoning new tech hardware development. It is true that in August, Amazon did start to wind down some of its vast range…

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Google Glass may soon be capable of displaying holograms

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The smartglasses might be able to show them over the view of the real world in front of the wearer. A patent has now been published by Google for technology that would make it possible for Google Glass wearers to view holograms that are displayed overtop of their vision of the real world. This patents help to provide another level of understanding for the investment the company made into Magic Leap. The tech giant has recently invested in that firm, a augmented reality startup. As it appears as though Google…

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Massive growth expected for augmented reality market

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A recent report has released a prediction that says that a CAGR of 88.5 percent can be expected. The augmented reality marketplace in 2015 is now in the spotlight as researchers have been examining its progress and have determined that there is a great deal of growth currently occurring and that is still on the way. This includes the entire AR technology industry, from software to hardware like smartglasses and HUD/HMDs. The report was entitled “Global Augmented Reality Market 2015-2019”, by Infiniti Research Limited. It involved an analysis of data…

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Secrets could soon be encrypted through augmented reality glasses

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Google glass and other smartglasses may soon be a method of protecting communications. Until now, when augmented reality glasses were placed in the spotlight, it was usually because people were complaining about the security problems that they feel with regards to these devices, but that may be about to change. A group of researchers now believe that smartglasses could make communications encryption even easier. The security issues that have been brought up when it comes to augmented reality glasses is primarily in one area. It is that people around the…

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Smartglasses by Quantum to improve augmented reality navigation

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The idea is to make it possible for users of the wearable technology to find greater ease with AR. User interface and experience company, Quantum Interface, has now unveiled its augmented reality technology that has been created with smartglasses in mind, so that it will be simpler for wearers to navigate. The new interface has been developed to make it easier for users to perform smartglasses while displaying AR. Quantum Interface (also known as Qi, for short) is based in Austin, Texas and has created the interface to allow users…

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Wearable technology may enhance physical strength of an aging population

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Though we’ve hardly reached the level of Iron Man, the most recent exoskeleton tech could make someone stronger. At the moment, the most common forms of wearable technology are worn on the wrist in the form of fitness trackers and smartwatches, or even on the face as smartglasses and headsets, but a new type of exoskeleton tech is now suggesting that simple devices could one day be worn in order to boost physical strength. The design of those wearables would be such that they would use an individual’s own muscle…

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Google Glass wearers could soon be dancing

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Recent media reports have said that these augmented reality glasses will soon come with tech to teach dance moves. It may be true that Google Glass was shut down and tossed onto the back burner, not too long ago, but recent reports are suggesting that this wearable technology is far from finished, as it may soon have a new feature available that will teach its users to dance in real time. The AR glasses will soon be bringing a concept similar to “Dance Dance Revolution” to its offerings. The report…

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Google Glass production has been halted

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The company has announced that it will no longer be creating this wearable technology in its current form. The present form of Google Glass is no longer going to be produced, as the company has decided that while it wants to remain committed to the idea of wearable technology in the style of smart glasses, the current design is not the path that they want to continue to take. It also reveals that the Glass team will be leaving Google X and will be forming its own unique division. The…

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