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Xiaomi unveils Smart Glasses concept with a microLED display

Nearly a decade after the introduction of Google Glass, smart glasses still haven’t been widely adopted, but that hasn’t stopped companies from trying to make them a thing. Now Chinese phone maker Xiaomi has introduced a Smart Glasses concept with a built-in microLED display and enough processing power to function not only as a smartphone companion, but also as a standalone device.

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Razer launches Anzu smart glasses with Bluetooth audio for $200

Razer is the latest company to launch a pair of smart glasses, but the company’s new Razer Anzu glasses have more in common with Bose Frames or Amazon Echo Frames than Google Glass or Microsoft Hololens. Essentially, the Razer Anzu smart glasses look like a normal set of glasses with slightly slick frames. There’s no […]

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Intel Vaunt smart glasses coming this year (as a developer preview)

Intel is throwing its hat in the smart glasses ring, with a new platform called Vaunt. They glasses come in several different styles and work with prescriptions, and generally look and feel like an ordinary set of glasses… but when you’re wearing them you’ll be able to see what looks like a screen in front […]

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Report: Amazon is working on Alexa-powered smart glasses

Google Glass may have shifted from an experimental project aimed at the general public to an enterprise-class product for use in healthcare, industrial, and business environments. But that hasn’t stopped other companies from exploring the possibilities of wearable computing gadgets known as “smart glasses.” According to the Financial Times, Amazon has set its sights on […]

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Lenovo’s still developing Google Glass-like products

Google Glass may not have been a huge commercial success, but Lenovo still seems to think there’s merit in the idea of a wearable display that lets you see information at a glance without blocking your entire field of vision. The company unveiled its first smart glass prototype a few years ago. And at CES […]

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Microsoft shows mobile app that describes the world to blind users

Microsoft has painted a picture of a future where you interact with websites, mobile apps, and everything else by speaking to chat bots who can understand you using natural language thanks to machine learning. But while you may not be sold on the need to talk to a virtual concierge to book your next hotel […]

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Toshiba introduces, then quickly cancels smart eyeglass product

Toshiba introduced a set of smart wearable glasses in January, promising to deliver the Toshiba WearVue on February 29th. Now, just days ahead of the expected launch date, Toshiba has canceled the product altogether. Smart glasses had a bit of a moment when Google first introduced its Google Glass platform in 2012, promising a future […]

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Sony SmartEyeglass Developer Edition ships in March for $840

Sony has started taking pre-orders for its Google Glass competitor. The Sony SmartEyeglass Developer Edition SED-E1 will ship in March, with pre-orders already open in the UK and Germany. It sells for 670 Euros, 520 pounds, or $840, depending on one market you’re in, and it should be available in 10 countries including the US, […]

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Sony SmartEyeglass hits the FCC

Sony introduced a SmartEyeglass software developer kit a few months ago. Now it looks like the company could have hardware to go with the software kit soon. A listing for Sony SmartEyeglass just showed up at the FCC, which suggests that the company plans to begin distributing its wearable computer soon. SmartEyeglass works a bit […]