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  • Stylish smart glasses are coming thanks to Vuzix, hipsters rejoice
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    Stylish smart glasses are coming thanks to Vuzix, hipsters rejoice

    By 15 January 2014

    Vuzix has reached a deal with an unnamed major electronics company that will lead to smart glasses that actually look good. At the moment even Google Glass looks a bit silly. As does the Vuzix M100 that's currently available. The problem right now is...

  • Vuzix V720 video headphones combo puts a 720p 3D screen on your face
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    Vuzix V720 video headphones combo puts a 720p 3D screen on your face

    By 3 January 2014

    Vuzix has just won a 2014 CES Innovation Award for its new V720 video headphones. This gorgeous looking headset offers headphone sound while plonking two screens at 720p right in front of your eyes. The dual screens are housed in a visor that lets you...

  • 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...

  • Metaio unveils the world's first AR car manual with Google Glass (Update)
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    Metaio unveils the world's first AR car manual with Google Glass (Update)

    By 18 September 2013

    UPDATE: The video has been removed by Metaio as this was a proof-of-concept that was not sanctioned by the car company featured. Gone are the days of digging around in your glove box for you car manual to find where the washer fluid should go - thanks...

  • Vuzix M100 Smart Glasses start to ship in race to beat Google Glass to market, to developers initially
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    Vuzix M100 Smart Glasses start to ship in race to beat Google Glass to market, to developers initially

    By 7 March 2013

    Vuzix has started to deliver its M100 Smart Glasses into the hands of its Gold developer partners. Over the next 30 days, all developers on the programme will have received a pair, so can work on applications for the wearable display device. Like Google...

  • Vuzix Smart Glasses M100 for iPhone and Android to be CES hit, Google Glass fight begins
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    Vuzix Smart Glasses M100 for iPhone and Android to be CES hit, Google Glass fight begins

    By 14 November 2012

    Google Glass may be getting all the headlines, but Vuzix has been dabbling in the augmented reality glasses market for years now. It already has a number of products in its Smart Glasses range, and all manner of other video eyewear too - some offering...

  • 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...

  • Augmented reality glasses as rudimentary as they were 15 years ago
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    Augmented reality glasses as rudimentary as they were 15 years ago

    By 15 September 2011

    Augmented reality glasses still have a long way to go. That’s the feeling of Michael Gervautz, an industry veteran of 15 years and the man heading up Qualcomm’s Augmented Reality Department in Europe. Michael Gervautz says that he has yet to see a...

  • Vuzix Wrap 1200 specs get IFA debut
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    Vuzix Wrap 1200 specs get IFA debut

    By 1 September 2011

    Sony is the only one making video glasses. Vuzix who’ve been doing it for some time and supply video glasses to the military have also announced new video eyewear at IFA in Berlin, Germany. The new Wrap 1200 offers a 16:9 widescreen display equivalent...

  • Vuzix Wrap 1200 3D video eyewear coming to UK
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    Vuzix Wrap 1200 3D video eyewear coming to UK

    By 11 August 2011

    Vuzix, the company that manufactures video eyewear with individual screens in each lens, has announced a new, improved model, the Wrap 1200, that offers 3D, 16:9 widescreen and an equivalent display screensize of 75-inches (as if you were sitting 10 feet...

  • Vuzix Wrap 920AR 3D augmented reality glasses hands-on
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    Vuzix Wrap 920AR 3D augmented reality glasses hands-on

    By 27 October 2010

    It is worth noting that, before we start, this specific iteration of Vuzix's Wrap 920 glasses is not intended for consumer use. Yes, they are available to anyone, but at £1499 a pop, it's unlikely that you'll be that interested. Instead the Wrap 920AR...

  • Vuzix claims that see-through augmented reality glasses are "12 months away"
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    Vuzix claims that see-through augmented reality glasses are "12 months away"

    By 27 October 2010

    Although Vuzix has just launched its £1499 3D augmented reality glasses, its Wrap 920AR headset, primarily for the development community and software professionals, this is only the latest salvo by the company in its AR roadmap. Indeed, the company already...

  • Vuzix adds augmented reality to Wrap 920 glasses
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    Vuzix adds augmented reality to Wrap 920 glasses

    By 7 January 2010

    While the TV companies are offering high-end, wallet-hungry solutions to 3D TV delivery, Vuzix has rolled out yet another pair of Wraps that's been playing the game for years - this time, though, they're adding augmented reality too. The Vuzix Wrap 920AR...

  • 3D - short term play or here to stay?
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    3D - short term play or here to stay?

    By 25 September 2009

    As they say, “technology drives consumer demand". Well, not in my book! I look closer to the edges – to the users themselves - for the drivers of consumer demand. Technology that enables consumer desire is where my interest lies. The question is whether...

  • Vuzix launches Wrap 230, 280 Widescreen and 920
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    Vuzix launches Wrap 230, 280 Widescreen and 920

    By 25 September 2009

    Vuzix has announced the European release of its "Wrap" sunglasses-style video eyewear. As previously reported on Pocket-lint, the US is getting the Wrap 310, but over here we're getting the Wrap 230, Wrap 280 Widescreen and Wrap 920. Vuzix claims that...

  • Is Stereoscopic 3D gaming ready?
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    Is Stereoscopic 3D gaming ready?

    By 24 September 2009

    Amidst all this talk of 3D televisions and 3D movies, it's easy to forget one art-form that's been 3D since 1981 - Gaming. The Sinclair ZX81 had what many regard to be the first 3D game - 3D Monster Maze, which placed the player in a maze with a T-Rex,...

  • Vuzix Wrap 310 video eyewear announced
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    Vuzix Wrap 310 video eyewear announced

    By 16 September 2009

    Vuzix has announced the launch of the "game-changing" Wrap 310 video eyewear glasses, that its says "challenges the status quo of traditional video viewing devices by looking and feeling like normal sunglasses". The Wrap 310 offer twin high-res displays...

  • Vuzix demos augmented reality video eyewear
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    Vuzix demos augmented reality video eyewear

    By 26 March 2009

    Vuzix is showcasing a "game-changing Augmented Reality Accessory Kit" for its VR920 Virtual Reality Video iWear. Said to open up new applications in the gaming, education and business sectors, Vuzix says possibilities range from "books that come alive"...

  • Vuzix Wrap 920AV
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    Vuzix Wrap 920AV

    By 9 January 2009

    Vuzix has announced a new addition to its video eyewear range - the Wrap 920AV and we've managed to get a quick hands-on at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The "stylish" Wrap 920AV functions with any media playing device with a video output...

  • Vuzix launches "fashionable" Wrap 920AV
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    Vuzix launches "fashionable" Wrap 920AV

    By 5 January 2009

    Vuzix has announced a new addition to its video eyewear range - the Wrap 920AV. The "stylish" Wrap 920AV functions with any media playing device with a video output and projects a virtual 60-inch screen, as viewed from 9-feet. Vuzix' proprietary Quantum...

  • Vuzix Wrap 920AV video glasses turn up online
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    Vuzix Wrap 920AV video glasses turn up online

    By 20 December 2008

    We first brought you news on Vuzix plans for its latest set of video glasses at CES back in November, but fresh images have now appeared on the Internet. The new glasses, which Pocket-lint has already worn, will be called the Wrap 920AV video glasses...

  • Vuzix iWear gets support for more mobiles
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    Vuzix iWear gets support for more mobiles

    By 9 December 2008

    Vuzix has announced that its iWear range is now compatible with an increasing range of mobile handsets. Handsets such as the HTC Touch Pro, LG Viewty, the Nokia 6500 and N96, Samsung's Innov8 and Omnia models - as well as Apple devices and the N95 - are...

  • Vuzix iWear AV230 XL video glasses review
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    Vuzix iWear AV230 XL video glasses review

    By 8 December 2008

    While screens on your mobile phone or MP3 player are getting bigger, they are still incredibly small when it comes to watching content on. Vuzix believes the answer is a pair of sunglasses with a built-in TV screen. Like the company's previous models...

  • Vuzix tease with Heads Up Display glasses
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    Vuzix tease with Heads Up Display glasses

    By 13 November 2008

    Vuzix has teased Pocket-lint with a show of what is in store for the eye wear technology in the coming months. Although we were unable to snap the new products shown to us (they are in the briefcase above), we were able to garner some information from...

  • Vuzix launches AV310 and AV230XL iPod goggs
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    Vuzix launches AV310 and AV230XL iPod goggs

    By 13 November 2008

    Vuzix has launched two new products in Europe claiming they incorporate "ground-breaking technology advances". Like the company's previous models in its iWear range, the new AV310 is worn like a pair of glasses, and is the first video headset of its kind...