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.
This past November, Vuzix's M100 Smart Glasses went up for pre-order on Amazon following a previous debut and details. They might not be as svelte as Google Glass or as well known, but the wearable has held its own, and now it is working with HERE to add to some usefulness for its users.
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.
Friday is the last official day of International CES, the giant technology trade show in Las Vegas. It is also, as it happens, the eighth anniversary of the introduction of the original iPhone.These two facts stand in interesting contrast — one is a loud and flashy expression of what the future may hold, and the other is a life-changing technology we hardly saw coming.
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.
Welcome to theDaily Roundup.Security researchers discovered NSA surveillance software in the firmware of some new hard drives. In other news, a UK company works on a self-driving shuttle for public transit and an Apple patent filed in 2008 shows the company has long been interested in VR displays. Catch up on all of today's top stories past the break.
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.
You won’t have Glass to kick around anymore. At least not for a while.On Thursday, Google announced that it would stop selling its much ridiculed Google Glass smart glasses, and that the product would no longer be developed in Google X, the company’s research division.In a blog post on the Google Plus social network, Google said Glass was graduating from X.
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.
The bottle of liquid you're going to see in this article is filled with millions of tiny metal wires. Silver Nanowires permeate this bottle of liquid, each of them highly conductive - enough to sense human touch. Cambrios makes this substance, calling it ClearOhm, Silver Nanowire Coating Material.
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.
We lug our smartphones and otherpersonal devices everywhere. But one of the drawbacks of the device features arms race—with larger display sizes, faster processors and connectivity speeds and other new features—is an ever-increasing need for power. My iPhone 4S’s battery life had been steadily decreasing over time, soI found myself needing a boost throughout the day or when traveling.