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Recon Jet AR glasses get update, including spare batteries for longer life

Recon Jet AR glasses get update, including spare batteries for longer life

By 21 July 2014

Recon has released an update statement for its Jet heads-up display glasses that are being hailed as "Google Glass for sports". Recon Jet is a set of sports glasses with the heads-up display interface that's already proved popular for use in snowboard... >>

Afterguard sailboat-racing HUD glasses pushed out to sea

Afterguard sailboat-racing HUD glasses pushed out to sea

By 3 April 2014

Sailors ahoy. Afterguard is here to bring all the tactical data of sailing to the eyes of seafarers so they can concentrate on the boat without looking away at screen read-outs. Heads up display glasses are an ideal solution for sailors who constantly... >>

Optinvent Ora smartglasses put Android on your face for €699

Optinvent Ora smartglasses put Android on your face for €699

By 18 March 2014

The Optinvent Ora smartglasses offer a full Android 4.2 platform that you can wear and are now available for pre-order at €699, shipping in May. Optinvent's glasses are independent, so rather than being a slave to another device, can be entirely autonomous.... >>

Lumus wants to bring F-16 fighter jet HUD tech to smartglasses

Lumus wants to bring F-16 fighter jet HUD tech to smartglasses

By 10 March 2014

Lumus creates advanced heads-up display technology for fighter pilots flying F-16 jets and now it wants to offer that technology to the public. The heads-up display tech will be available to OEM companies who can use it in their smartglasses. That's right... >>

Samsung 'Galaxy Glass' wants to turn your hands into an augmented reality keyboard

Samsung 'Galaxy Glass' wants to turn your hands into an augmented reality keyboard

By 5 March 2014

Samsung appears to be working on an augmented reality keyboard that virtually projects letters on to a user's fingers for typing. This not only reveals a new input method but also adds weight to the rumour Sammy is working on a set of "Galaxy Glass" smart... >>

Oakley smart glasses are coming with Google Glass in their sights

Oakley smart glasses are coming with Google Glass in their sights

By 27 February 2014

Oakley has just announced that - in its words - it's going to "open the blast doors to the future". In plain English that means it's going to get more heavily involved with smart glasses to take on the competition from the likes of Google Glass and Vuzix... >>

WeOn Glasses bring smart LED notifications and one-touch controls to your specs

WeOn Glasses bring smart LED notifications and one-touch controls to your specs

By 25 February 2014

WeOn Glasses are a new set of smart specs that deliver notifications to your eyes using Bluetooth and a multi-colour LED. A built-in button also lets users control their phone or computer. WeOn Glasses, made by Ion Eyewear, were not even fully built... >>

Fujitsu Intelligent Glove uses augmented reality for working with complex machines

Fujitsu Intelligent Glove uses augmented reality for working with complex machines

By 24 February 2014

Fujitsu has demonstrated a prototype of its Intelligent Glove augmented reality system at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The technology uses a pair of glasses with a camera and screen built in. This nose-heavy lump was connected to a smartphone... >>

Icis by Larforge is everything Google Glass wants to be

Icis by Larforge is everything Google Glass wants to be

By 19 February 2014

If we're honest the biggest issue with smart glasses is the look. Where Google Glass makes you look like one of Star Trek's Borg, with Icis Laforge aims to make you look like a magazine model. It might not seem a big deal but style will affect a lot of... >>