AR-powered glasses

  • After being on the fringes for years, smartglasses are finally gaining traction.
  • They are now a lot more compact, easy to use and have new augmented reality (AR) experiences. More importantly, they feel less gimmicky

After being on the fringes for years, smartglasses are finally gaining traction. They are now a lot more compact, easy to use and have new augmented reality (AR) experiences. More importantly, they feel less gimmicky.

Bose Frames

21,900

Designed for music buffs who like to stay tuned-in, these sunglasses have got miniature speakers that can play music without bothering people around. It can also be used to receive calls. It also supports Bose’s AR platform that can be used to create audio experiences for users.

Sony Smart Eyeglass

$699 (approx 47,797)

These are full-fledged AR glasses with transparent lenses and an in-built 3MP camera to discreetly capture photos and videos. Users can run AR content through the Smart Eyeglass app on a smartphone. It can be used to offer AR experiences like finding information on people or buildings by just looking at them.

Vuzix Blade

$999 (approx 68,321)

The Blade comes with head motion trackers and a touchpad. Once connected to a smartphone, it lets users access notifications, news, photos and movies. Other highlights include in-built noise cancellation microphones and an 8MP HD camera.

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