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  • Epson and Metaio Get Us Back On Track For Wearable Augmented Reality

    Epson and Metaio Get Us Back On Track For Wearable Augmented Reality

    One of the big promises of a smart-glasses approach to wearable tech was always augmented reality. Context-specific augmented reality was the most interesting though — meaning that the AR content was actually overlaid on the object you were looking at directly and not up in the corner of your eye so you had to look away like in Google Glass. That was the direction I thought it was… Read More

  • Epson Gets In Your Face With Their Android-Powered Moverio Glasses

    Epson Gets In Your Face With Their Android-Powered Moverio Glasses

    It seems like a fact of life — Japan always seems to get the cool stuff first. Take Epson’s Moverio BT-100 wearable display for instance — it launched in Japan last November, and we in the States are only now getting a chance to snap one up. Users can browse the web (with what appears to be the dicey stock browser, yargh), view video content in both 2D and 3D thanks to a pair… Read More

  • Moverio: Epson Announces World’s First See-Through 3D Head-Mounted Display

    Moverio: Epson Announces World’s First See-Through 3D Head-Mounted Display

    Epson Japan announced [JP] the so-called Moverio today, a see-through 3D head-mounted display (HMD), which is the first of its kind, according to the company. Think of it as mix between of NEC’s transparent HMD Tele Scouter and Sony’s cool 3D OLED head mounted display HMZ-T1, powered by Android OS. The Moverio creates the experience of watching 3D (or 2D) pictures on a virtual… Read More