Glasses archive

  • Vuzix M100 Smart Glasses go on sale to the public today - beating Google Glass
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    Vuzix M100 Smart Glasses go on sale to the public today - beating Google Glass

    By 3 December 2013

    Vuzix has today announced that its M100 smartglasses will be on sale to the public, making them the world’s first. It certainly puts the glasses in public hands ahead of Google’s Glass which is still available only to developers, although they can...

  • OpenGlass brings augmented reality to Google Glass
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    OpenGlass brings augmented reality to Google Glass

    By 22 August 2013

    Google Glass is perfect for augmented reality, overlaying information live on the world in front of you. Until now Glass has just been a notification device, but OpenGlass can change that.  The OpenGlass project uses servers to bypass the problem of...

  • JetBlue imagines a life with Google Glass
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    JetBlue imagines a life with Google Glass

    By 5 March 2013

    As the launch of Google Glass ramps up for later this year, many have wondered what the practical, real-life uses of the augmented reality glasses will be besides maps and taking pictures of people as you stroll down the street. Airline JetBlue seems...

  • Google founder snapped wearing augmented reality glasses
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    Google founder snapped wearing augmented reality glasses

    By 6 April 2012

    Google co-founder Sergey Brin has been photographed wearing the company’s much talked about Project Glass Augmented Reality specs. Confirming they are very much the real deal, Brin posed for pictures with blogger Robert Scoble, at a charity dinner for,...

  • Android powered Google AR glasses to land this year
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    Android powered Google AR glasses to land this year

    By 22 February 2012

    According to a report by the New York Times tech section Bits, we could be seeing the much-speculated Android-powered Google AR glasses landing before 2012 is up. We first got wind of the project at the end of last year when 9to5Google ran a story claiming...

  • Vuzix teams up with Nokia for Terminator style AR glasses
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    Vuzix teams up with Nokia for Terminator style AR glasses

    By 6 January 2012

    Vuzix, the video eyewear specialist who was behind the funky Wrap 1200 specs that we saw at IFA last year, has announced the Smart Glasses tech that it will be showing off at CES next week. The tech means Terminator-style Augmented Reality glasses which...

  • Qualcomm: Augmented Reality glasses a long way off
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    Qualcomm: Augmented Reality glasses a long way off

    By 23 June 2011

    When it comes to mobile Augmented Reality technology, Qualcomm is the top dog. The San Diego company has the biggest AR R&D unit in the world and the message from its recent Uplinq conference in California was clear - it thinks that AR is going to play...

  • The devices we need to take augmented reality further
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    The devices we need to take augmented reality further

    By 3 March 2011

    Welcome again to AR Week here on Pocket-lint. If you haven’t already had your mind blown as to the future that augmented reality can bring us, then you’ve got a little catch up reading to do but, don’t worry, there’s a wealth of articles from...

  • Polaroid RealD 3D glasses let you see 3D in shade or sun
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    Polaroid RealD 3D glasses let you see 3D in shade or sun

    By 20 August 2010

    Polaroid and RealD, the maker of most of the 3D glasses you'll find in a cinema near you, have just signed a global deal to create a range of Polaroid Premium 3D Eyewear. "Polaroid Premium 3D Eyewear promises a range of custom frames with precisely curved...

  • VIDEO: GPS glasses help you find your way
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    VIDEO: GPS glasses help you find your way

    By 5 August 2010

    Now Google Maps on your iPhone or Android (or Ovi Maps for you Nokia fans) is an absolute God-send. It sends shivers to the very core of Pocket-lint's soul to think of the days before GPS mapping was available in our hand anywhere, anytime. But when you've...

  • 34 of the coolest 3D glasses
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    34 of the coolest 3D glasses

    By 23 September 2009

    3D just isn't going to happen in any convenient way without the glasses, so it's time to embrace the specs. Whether it's the red/cyan anaglyph type, the colourless polarised filters or even the chunky LCD shutters, there's a variation on the norm for...

  • Glasses for deaf, foreign movie goers
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    Glasses for deaf, foreign movie goers

    By 19 April 2007

    Blind a movie buff but in another country, well a team of researchers at the University Carlos III of Madrid have discovered a way to help deaf foreigners enjoy a film at the movie. A new invention for glasses that will create subtitles in front of the...