Vuzix has announced plans to develop a stylish head-mounted display solution in the form of Smart Glasses, through a licensing partnership with Nokia. The yet-unnamed product would integrate a bright, high-contrast display with a pair of seemingly ordinary-looking sunglasses -- sounds like a perfect companion to the ZionEyez in-glasses camera prototype we saw last month.
It seems that smart eyewear maker Vuzix has found a new market to wade into. At GDC 2015 this week, the company has announced its latest venture, one that takes it into a new world. A virtual reality world, that is. But the IWear 720 isn't just your regular virtual reality head piece that are quite the fad these days.
YetanotherVR headset? We wouldn't be surprised if that's what you're thinking afterall theVR headsetnewsthese pastfew days. This one is the latest device out of Vuzix's headquarters called the IWear 720, which can do more than just block the world and immerse you into pure virtual reality.
I can't wait for the day when homes, gadgets, and cars are all connected. Smart home technology is still in its "infancy" but there is no doubt everything will be connected since Google could be launching Brillo as another Android OS for the Internet of Things . While we might not be able to reach that super connected future, we can still enjoy the many benefits by starting with smart devices.
Archos may have, at least for now, given up on its mobile device gaming handheld mashup, but someone is taking up the cause. At CES early this year, Snail Games, a popular name in the mobile gaming world (Age of Wushu, Taichi Panda, Heroes of Gaia) showed off its own take on this niche device form factor.
I’m a captive of the cable company. That is, because of my location I can’t get over the air channels and the local channels are not available on the Internet. I have given in and subscribe to a package that includes one set-top box, which means only one TV can display the channels we subscribe to and that’s the issue.
Two new patent applications filed by Apple that reveal possible new products or features were published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office this week. While these kind of filings are rarely a clear indication of what the company is planning, we have seen a few patents in the past, such as the TouchID fingerprint scanner, directly make their way into new products .
There are a variety of ways you can open and lock your home’s door without using a key. I tried a WiFi-connected deadbolt that didn’t work, no matter what type of interpretive dance I used to approach it. I’ve been intrigued by other Kickstarter products that still haven’t made it to market long after the funding period ended. I’m still looking for my keyless solution.
Recon Jet is nothing new. We've seen several pairs already. There's the Recon Jet Pilot Edition which began shipment December 2013 . Recon Instruments is still in the business trying to fill up that void left by Google Glass . We've had our last chance to buy a Google Glass last January and until now, we have no idea if there will still be another one from the tech giant.
Streaming media is a big deal, but what about your cluttered gallery app? All those videos and pics stored on your device can be hard to manage, and are probably eating up space. A lack of memory can slow your device down, and that’s the last thing you need when you’re clumsily trying to find that picture you snapped last week. For the mobile customer, Seagate has a solution.
Enchroma wants to color your world, especially if your vision is missing a few colors. Showcasing the new EnChroma specs is a short documentary entitled "Color for the Colorblind." This video will tug at your heart-strings. It puts a face on the perception of colorblindness, as we get to see how impaired color vision affects individual lives, dulling their perception of the world.
currently turning the wheels in the iPhone 6/6 Plus will also power the next Apple TV. It should be more than enough to play most mobile games and run some of the new functionality rumored to feature in the upcoming Apple TV.
One of the problems with the smart home movement is that you are practically asked to buy new furniture or appliances that incorporate those brains. Sometimes, that isn't an option, either when the normal, non-smart product is loads better or if it's just really impossible or difficult to replace them. Like AC units, for example.
A few days ago, the New York Times ran piece that raised doubts about the success of the Apple Watch, pointing out how some popular apps, like Facebook, are nowhere to be found on Apple's smartwatch. Setting aside some assumptions that the piece makes, which others have already debunked, the piece does raise the ghost of doubt about smartwatches. Not just Apple's but all smartwatches in general.
A Russian security researcher was able to hack into his own smart bracelet in a relatively easy way (well, easy for a programmer).Roman Unuchek, a mobile threats expert at Kaspersy Lab, built an application that connected with dozens of devices in the wild and surreptitiously hacked into his own bracelet.He would not divulge what kind of device it is.
Nyrius has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a new method of automating control of lamps and small appliances in your home. The Nyrius Smart Outlet connects to an app on your smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth, so you don’t even have to have an internet connection to use them.
Smart mirrors, or mirrors that can display information such as weather, news, and whatnot, aren't exactly a novel idea. Some have even taken great pains to try and make this sci-fi dream a reality. That's not to say we won't be impressed once in a while by implementations, especially those that promise to hook up with devices that we already have in the house, or in our hands, or even our wrists.
It seems that the "thinnest" craze from smartphones have now infected smart TVs. Trying to make display panels seemingly disappear into our living room walls, manufacturers have started to squeeze their TVs to almost insane sizes. The latest to do so is Xiaomi , who has just outed its Mi TV 2S, barely half a year since it launched the Mi TV 2 .
I’ll admit up front: this review will be short. After all, it’s a USB hub. How exciting can that be? Well … the Satechi Aluminum Premium 4-Port USB Clamp Hub is at least interesting. Satechi—known for making almost any geek accessory imaginable—was bothered by the hard-to-find USB ports Apple hides at the rear of their incredibly sleek and incredibly thin iMac.