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Xiaomi launches its own smart glasses, of course

Mariella Moon Contributor Mariella Moon is an associate editor at Engadget. More posts by this contributor FAA opens probe into anomaly on Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic spaceflight Xiaomi is challenging Facebook in the wearables arena by launching its own smart glasses. The device won’t only be capable of taking photos, but also of displaying messages and notifications, making calls, providing navigation and translating text...
Tags: Startups, TC, Gadgets, Facebook, Column, Hardware, Xiaomi, Richard Branson, Ar, Augmented Reality, Faa, Smart Glasses, Engadget, Tceng, Mariella Moon Contributor Mariella Moon, Facebook Xiaomi


Xiaomi unveils smart glasses that it claims could replace the smartphone

Xiaomi is the latest company to step into the smart glasses space, offering an advanced design that it claims could replace the smartphone.
Tags: Mobile, Wearables, News, Trends, Xiaomi, Smart Glasses, Smart Specs


It's ridiculously easy to secretly record bystanders with Facebook's new camera glasses - even if it's against the rules

Facebook's Ray-Ban "Stories" smart glasses Facebook A Buzzfeed reporter taped over the warning light on Facebook's glasses. Facebook told her that's a violation of the terms of service. It's unclear how the company plans to widely enforce the rule. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook unveiled its new Ray-Ban smart sunglasses that can take photos and videos of the wearer's surroundings and send them to a smartphone on Thursday.And they're alread...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, UK, News, Privacy, Buzzfeed, Trends, New York Times, Smart Glasses, Tech Companies, Ray Ban, Ray Bans, Cambridge Analytica, Tech Insider, Ryan Mac, Alex Himel


See Facebook's Ray-Ban smart glasses that can take photos and calls

Facebook's Ray-Ban Stories smart glasses, starting at $299. Ray-Ban Facebook launched its first line of Ray-Ban smart glasses priced at $299. Available in 20 styles, they can take photos and videos, play music, and place phone calls. See what they look like, what they can do, and how much they cost. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook launched its "Ray-Ban Stories" smart glasses on Thursday, with 20 different style combinations starting at $299.The glasses have...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, UK, Buzzfeed, Trends, Social Media, Tech, New York Times, Retail, Smart Glasses, Ray Ban, Facebook Facebook, Tech Insider, Ryan Mac, Facebook Reality Labs


Insider Advertising: Awaiting the cinema-advertising bounceback

Hello and welcome back to Insider Advertising, your weekly look at the biggest stories and trends affecting Madison Avenue and beyond. I'm Lara O'Reilly, Insider's media and advertising editor. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Well, it's goodbye to another weird summer and hello to the fall TV season, which hopefully will be back with a bang now that we appear to be over the worst of the pandemic-induced in-person production disruptions. Among the anticipated big audien...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Uber, Mark Zuckerberg, Hollywood, Abc, Amc, Advertising, Newsletter, Trends, CMO, Walmart, Cinema, David Marcus, IAC, Nielsen


Awaiting the cinema-advertising bounceback

Hello and welcome back to Insider Advertising, your weekly look at the biggest stories and trends affecting Madison Avenue and beyond. I'm Lara O'Reilly, Insider's media and advertising editor. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Well, it's goodbye to another weird summer and hello to the fall TV season, which hopefully will be back with a bang now that we appear to be over the worst of the pandemic-induced in-person production disruptions. Among the anticipated big audien...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Uber, Mark Zuckerberg, Hollywood, Abc, Amc, Advertising, Newsletter, Trends, CMO, Walmart, Cinema, David Marcus, IAC, Nielsen


Watch Mark Zuckerberg get pelted with pillows in what might be a sneak peek of Facebook's upcoming smart glasses

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images Facebook exec Andrew "Boz" Bosworth posted a video of him pelting Mark Zuckerberg with pillows. The video may have been captured using Facebook's forthcoming smart glasses made with Ray-Ban. Ray-Ban recently posted a teaser page on its website with the date "09.09.21." See more stories on Insider's business page. We may have just gotten a sneak peek at Facebook's smart glasses in the form of Mark Zuckerberg getting pelted...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Trends, Smart Glasses, Andrew Bosworth, Zuckerberg, Luxottica, Ray Ban, Boz, Andrew Boz Bosworth, Tech Insider, Avery Hartmans, AR Glasses, Ray Ban Ray Ban, Augmented reality headset, Insider s Rob Price


TCL NXTWear G review: The almost unwearable wearable display

I was really looking forward to using the TCL NXTWear G wearable display, but my face was not prepared for what happened when I did.
Tags: Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Home Theater, Smart Glasses, Tcl, Wearable Display, NCTWear G


The Razer Anzu Smart Glasses are best kept in your house

The Razer Anzu Bluetooth audio smart glasses's features make them ideal for use at home, and fortunately (or unfortunately?) the downsides do the same.
Tags: Mobile, Wearables, Bluetooth, Trends, Home Theater, Razer, Smart Glasses, Anzu, Razer Anzu, Razer Anzu Smart Glasses


Razer’s Anzu Bluetooth audio smartglasses aren’t just for gamers

Razer has jumped aboard the audio smartglasses trend with the Razer Anzu. It has done so in an interesting way, by making the glasses suitable for more people.
Tags: Mobile, Gaming, Wearables, News, Audio, Trends, Home Theater, Razer, Smart Glasses, Anzu, Razer Anzu, Anzu Bluetooth


These Are the Wearables That Stood Out at CES 2021

Usually, when people think of wearables, their mind conjures an image of a smartwatch. Fair! But at CES, wearables are a much, much broader category. They include everything from “hearables” and smart rings, to futuristic proof of concept devices that may never actually see the light of day.Read more...
Tags: Wearables, Science, Smartwatches, Smart Glasses, CES 2021, Taint Bandaid, Smart Masks, Open Ear Audio


Vuzix’s new microLED-powered smart glasses will arrive this summer

Less than a full day into CES 2021, and it seems that smart glasses are very much shaping up as a trend. I wrote about a pair of AR glasses from Lenovo aimed at business applications yesterday, and a few other companies have popped up in the meantime, with various levels of “smartness” included. Vuzix’s latest models are still several months away, but they seem to be one of the more promising we’ve seen at the show thus far. The company is best known for its business-focused solutions — th...
Tags: Wearables, Hardware, Tech, Ces, Ar, Augmented Reality, Lenovo, Smart Glasses, Vuzix, Jade Bird, EQE, CES 2021


Anyone Can Wear Alexa on Their Face Now

Amazon’s Echo Frames smart glasses aren’t invite-only anymore. That’s right, baby, the plebes can now preorder the Alexa-enabled glasses for $250. Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Gadgets, Wearables, Science, Smart Glasses, Alexa, Consumer Tech, Echo Loop, Echo Frames


Oppo Is Jumping On the Smart Glasses Bandwagon, and They Don't Look Terrible

Plenty of big-name tech giants have tried their hand at augmented reality headsets or smart glasses. Most have failed. That’s not stopping Oppo, however, which announced at its Oppo Inno Day conference today that it plans to release its own pair of smart glasses next year.Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Wearables, Science, Ar, Augmented Reality, Smart Glasses, Oppo, Consumer Tech


Facebook Is Trying to Make 'Smart Audio' a Thing So You'll Want to Buy a Pair of Facebook AR Glasses

It’s no secret that Facebook has an interest in virtual and augmented reality, but today, the company published a deep dive into the audio component of this emerging tech. Put simply, Facebook’s trying real hard to make “smart audio” a thing.Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Facebook, Wearables, Science, Vr, Virtual Reality, Ar, Augmented Reality, Smart Glasses, Consumer Tech, Facebook AR glasses


Vue’s $179 Lite smart glasses have built-in speakers for music and calls

Perhaps some day in the not-so-distant future, we’ll all be wearing smart glasses. Stranger things have happened. And hey, most people were fairly skeptical in the early days of smartwatches. And while I’m not saying that it will definitely take Apple launching its own pair to accelerate mainstream acceptance à la the Apple Watch, I would be short sighted to rule out the possibility. The category is a strange holding pattern, as Vue announces the launch of its $179 Lite glasses. The original Goo...
Tags: Apple, Google, Wearables, Hardware, Tech, Intel, Vue, Smart Glasses, Brian Heater, Smartglasses, Google Bose


Apple Glasses Rumors Have Me Stressed About AR's Biggest Unsolved Problems

The hype behind Apple’s rumored augmented reality just won’t die. Every few weeks, almost like clockwork, some sort of Apple AR rumor or news makes its way through the tech blogosphere, even as other smart glasses and AR companies are capsizing left and right. This has always irked me, but it…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Wearables, Science, Ar, Augmented Reality, Smart Glasses, Apple Glasses


Google Buys North Smart Glasses and North Then Kills Its Smart Glasses

Last Friday, it was reported that Canadian smart glasses startup North was on the verge of being snapped up by Alphabet, Google’s parent company. Today, it’s official.Read more...
Tags: Google, Gadgets, Science, Ar, Augmented Reality, North, Smart Glasses, Alphabet Google, Focals By North


Future Apple Watches Could Scan Your Veins to Detect Gestures

While accelerometers and gyroscopes are generally how smartwatches detect hand movements, a newly-released patent hints that Apple may be considering scanning veins in your wrist via the Apple Watch to detect non-touch gestures in the future. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Patents, Ar, Apple Watch, Augmented Reality, Apple Patents, Smart Glasses


Alphabet May Be Buying Smart Glasses Startup North, But Don't Expect New Google Glasses Any Time Soon

Tough times seem to keep rolling for makers of augmented reality glasses. North, the Canadian startup behind the consumer-focused Focals by North smart glasses, is in the final stages of a $180 million sale to Alphabet, according to a Globe and Mail scoop. Read more...
Tags: Science, Google Glass, Ar, Augmented Reality, North, Smart Glasses, Alphabet, Don, I Would Not Bet On Consumer Smart Glasses, Focals By North


These Coronavirus-Fighting Smart Glasses Can 'See' Your Temperature

Chinese startup Rokid has found a unique and somewhat terrifying market foothold for its AI and augmented-reality tech amid the coronavirus pandemic: smart glasses that clock the temperature of those around you.Read more...
Tags: Science, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, Ai, Smart Glasses, Rokid, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2


How Science Fiction Ruined Smart Glasses

When you picture a pair of smart glasses, chances are you’re envisioning something slick. Perhaps, a stylish pair of aviators that with either a discreet tap or voice command, will immediately pull up an array of information based on whatever you’re looking at. In any case, you probably imagine someone like James Bond…Read more...
Tags: Wearables, Science Fiction, Science, Google Glass, James Bond, Hud, Ar, Smart Glasses, Heads Up Display, The Quest


NASA-inspired smart glasses turn dark whenever you lose concentration

Struggle to concentrate? Wellness company Narbis has developed a pair of smart glasses intended to discourage distraction by darkening when your mind wanders from the task you should be focused on.
Tags: Wearables, News, Trends, Nasa, Smart Glasses, Emerging Tech, Concentration, Narbis


NASA-inspired smartglasses turn dark whenever you lose concentration

Struggle to concentrate? Wellness company Narbis has developed a pair of smartglasses intended to discourage distraction by darkening when your mind wanders from the task you should be focused on.
Tags: Wearables, News, Trends, Nasa, Smart Glasses, Emerging Tech, Concentration, Narbis


Here They Are, the Dumbest Smart Glasses

It’s hard to stay focused on a task when even the watch you’re wearing can distract you with video games and internet access. But a company called Narbis has come up with a smart device that promises to keep you focused by physically preventing you from seeing the distractions all around you.Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Wearables, Science, Tech, Smart Glasses, Consumer Tech, Neurofeedback, Narbis


Apple Patent Hints at AR Glasses With Transition-Like Lenses

If rumors are to be believed, we could be seeing augmented reality glasses from Apple sometime in 2020. That kind of hearsay is bolstered by a newly-released patent application, in which Apple describes a “head-mounted device with an adjustable opacity system.”Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Ar, Augmented Reality, Smart Glasses, Apple Glasses, This Is Basically Transition Lenses But Techier


Google Glass Gets a Fresh Update With More Powerful Guts—Still Look Dorky as Hell

Almost two years ago, Google parent Alphabet reminded the world that Google Glass wasn’t dead—it just wasn’t for regular consumers. Rebranding Google Glass as an enterprise tool for blue-collar factory workers and doctors was a savvy move that breathed new life into the smart glasses. Today, Alphabet is building on…Read more...
Tags: Google, Gadgets, Wearables, Science, Google Glass, Smart Glasses


North Focals smartglasses: Everything you need to know

The North Focals are a pair of smartglasses with a whole lot to offer. They not only look pretty good, but they allow you to get directions, check upcoming items on your calendar, and more. Here's everything you need to know. The post North Focals smartglasses: Everything you need to know appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Wearables, Trends, North, Smart Glasses, North Focals


I Was Ready to Dunk on the Bose Frames... But I Actually Like Them?

Smartglasses have a bad rep—you can thank the glassholes for that. To this day, most people still can’t help but think of the first iteration of Google Glass when anyone brings up the topic of smart eyewear. That also means people start thinking about being recorded against their will, dorky design, and absurd prices…Read more...
Tags: Wearables, Science, Google Glass, Bose, Smart Glasses, Bose Frames Review, Augemented Reality


Huawei’s Eyewear smartglasses aim to fuse fashion and tech

At its launch event for the new P30 and P30 Pro smartphones Huawei surprised us with a pair of smart glasses. Created through a partnership with Gentle Monster, these glasses are designed to be stylish and act like a Bluetooth headset. The post Huawei’s Eyewear smartglasses aim to fuse fashion and tech appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Huawei, Smart Glasses, Gentle Monster