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.
There’s been no shortage of Google Glass parodies and straight-up copies since Google released their heads-up display in 2012. While Google’s design has stuck to its guns since the developer edition - aka the Explorer Edition - has been released, there’ve been several iterations in competing camps since that year.
Samsung must want to keep an open mind when it comes to wearable displays. Just a short while after it explored the possibility ofsmart sports glasses, the company is back with a patent for a heads-up display with a built-in earpiece.
Part of the connected home initiative many are attempting to tackle is home security. NETGEAR and iControl have teamed up to make security a focus with thier new STS7000 unit. The touchscreen display will give you ful control over your home security, but can also be a hub for all things in your connected home.
Home automation has been a hot topic in the tech industry lately. Apple recently unveiled its new platform for connected appliances called HomeKit , and this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was filled with household gadgets that you can control using your smartphone.
WithGlassandAndroid Wear, Google has already invested a lot of time and resources into developing the next-generation of wearables, but it'sanother of its eye-focused projectsthat has today received its first major boost.
The return of commercial supersonic flight at faster-than-Concorde speeds could be one step closer to reality, with NASA developing real-time sonic boom prediction that would be essential to minimizing the impa
Google is about to determine the future of smartwatches. Whenit announcedAndroid Wear-- its new platform for wearable technology (watches in particular) -- I was in London for an industry trade show, along with a number of wearables manufacturers. I'm not sure the timing was deliberate, but there's no doubt the mood in the room changed once the news broke.
Have you ever found yourself deep in the jungle searching for bad guys, or how about deep in space looking for those aggressive aliens? If you play video games, especially FPS (First Person Shooters) games, you probably know what I am talking about. One issue I have noticed when putting in long sessions of gaming is that my eyes start to tire and even ache. The Demon series gaming glasses from NoScope may be able to solve this issue.
Hot on the heels of AT&T's recent announcement that it would bebeefing up its connected car offerings, Ralph de la Vega, who's now the chief executive of AT&T's Mobile and Business Solutions group, chaired a panel at CTIA earlier today to make the case for the internet-enabled vehicle.
Google is now trying even harder to make its Glass headset something really worth wearing. The search engine giant has just announced that it will be working with the Luxottica Group to bring designs from Ray-Ban, Oakley, Vogue Eyewear and other designers to its wearable display.
Google announced its plan to take on the billions of TV viewers in the world with a groundbreaking product that would blur the lines between internet and broadcast --four years ago. Executives from Dish Network, Best Buy, Sony, Logitech, Sony and Inteljoined the stagewith Google's then-CEO Eric Schmidt to herald the coming of a new era -- which never came.
In 1999, Samsung launched the YEPP series aiming to deliver some of thesmallest MP3 playerson the market. These devices went beyond mere MP3 playback functionality with built-in FM tuners and voice recorders. By 2005, however, Samsung was looking for a better way to make its YEPP players stand out from the portable media players crowding the market.
Connected TVs are on pace to take over the television viewing experience. There will be more than 759 million televisions connected to the Internet worldwide by 2018, more than double 2013's number, according to Digital TV Research.
Trying to take another stab at the digital camera market, Samsung is reported to have filed a patent for a camera whose display is completely see-through. Whether this so-called innovation will be enough to put the company on top of that market segment still remains to be seen when an actual device takes flesh.
Samsung has just taken a big step in its home automation plans by launching itsSmart Home servicein the US and Korea. That means you can now download an Android app that, in conjunction with Samsung's cloud service, will give you control over certain (crazy expensive) Samsung smart appliances.
Apple is reportedly working on new connected home products for consumers, according to 9to5Mac's Mark Gurman. Although Apple unveiled its HomeKit platform for developers at this year's WWDC, the company is now working on actual hardware products for everyday users.