Vuzix makes augmented reality eyewear more practical

Vuzix Augmented Reality Glasses

Company unveils new AR glasses Vuzix, a company specializing in high-tech eyewear, has unveiled its new pair of augmented reality glasses. AR glasses are becoming quite popular in the technology field, especially as the capabilities of augmented reality become better understood. The technology has attracted significant interest from certain industries, such as construction and health care, because of how it can be used in a practical sense. Indeed, the practicality of AR is one of the things that Vuzix is promoting for its new high-tech eyewear. New glasses designed to…

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Augmented reality glasses to be show cases by Metaio and Vuzix

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Metaio and Vuzix team to show off capabilities of augmented reality eyewear Metaio is a leading name in the augmented reality field. The company is considered a pioneer for having developed some of the most advanced augmented reality systems currently available. Metaio has a great deal of hope for augmented reality, and not just because this technology is the company’s business. The company has teamed with Vuzix, a technology company that is developing its own augmented reality glasses. Together, the two companies are expected to show off these augmented reality…

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Augmented reality fully digital glasses unveiled by Vuzix

augmented reality glasses Vuzix star 1200xld

The company has released the first look at its Star 1200XLD device, the latest in its AR offerings. Vuzix has been offering augmented reality glasses for some time now – long before some of the larger players, such as Google, entered into play – and now they have just unveiled their very latest offerings of this nature, with the launch of its Star 1200XLD model. This new device offers see through video glasses that are completely digital. According to the company, these state of the art AR glasses come with…

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Vuzix launches augmented reality glasses

Vuzix Augmented Reality Glasses

Vuzix aims to fill void left by Google’s move away from augmented reality Augmented reality glasses have been getting a lot of hype since the introduction of Google’s Project Glass last year. Project Glass aims to provide people with, quite literally, a new way to see the world around them. When the project was first announced, Google was keen to show off its augmented reality potential. Now, however, Google is beginning to shy away from the prospect of using augmented reality with Project Glass, leaving a significant gap in the…

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Vuzix to show off new products at world renowned events

Vuzix Augmented Reality Glasses

Vuzix attends insideAR and OARN events Vuzix, a leading designer of high-tech eyewear, has announced that it will be participating in two of the largest augmented reality conferences in the world. The first is insideAR, which will be held in Germany, and the other is the Ontario Augmented Reality Network (OARN), which will take place in Toronto, Canada. Vuzix is keen to show off the work it has been doing in the augmented reality field and is expected to showcase its augmented reality glasses during both events. Products using metaio…

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Pentagon orders augmented reality contact lenses from Innovega

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Augmented reality lenses not just for video games! The U.S. Department of Defense is becoming more enamored with the prospects of augmented reality that, this week, the Pentagon issued an order for an augmented reality system that is used for contact lenses. The system, called iOptik, is developed by Innovega, a manufacturer of wearable interfaces. It is based upon dual focus contact lenses and Innovega claims that the system expands a person’s field of vision significantly. Because it is, essentially, a dual focus lens, wearers will be able to will…

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Vuzix to develop new head mounted augmented reality eyewear for the U.S. military

This is not a Vuzix helmet - This is a helmet mounted cueing system

Vuzix, a manufacturer of augmented reality devices, has announced a new project that will bring the technology to the U.S. military. The project concerns a head-mounted device based upon the company’s Smart Glasses products. Smart Glasses are specialized eyewear that contains augmented reality technology. These devices are made for the general public to enhance their day-to-day lives, but Vuzix believes that augmented reality can take the nation’s soldiers to the next level of performance and, perhaps, make them safer in the field. As opposed to the eyewear that Vuzix has…

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InsideAR 2011 conference shows of head-mounted system and DIY AR platform

InsideAR 2011 conference

Last week’s InsideAR 2011 conference held in Munich, Germany, and hosted by Metaio, a technology company specializing in augmented reality, brought to light some of the most innovative developments to come to augmented reality ever. Augmented reality technology has always been leaps and bounds ahead of conventional hardware, limiting the use of the technology a great deal. Now, however, hardware technology is advancing at a much more rapid pace than it had been two decades ago, enabling developers to push the boundaries of technology and find out what augmented reality…

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