Sony SmartEyeglass Concept

Fresh from MWC 2014, unveiled their new Xperia flagship devices, Sony also shown their newestwearable device, the Sony SmartEyeglass concept. Sony is showing off its own answer to Google Glass,or a concept that was originally shown off at CES 2014.

The SmartEyeglass concept shown at CES 2014

Sony’s SmartEyeglass requires an Android phone to run applications for it. The interaction between the phone and SmartEyeglass is done over Bluetooth® or Wi-Fi™.

SmartEyeglass prototype Technical overview

  • Binocular see-trough eyewear display.
  • Monochrome green colour.
  • Maximum display brightness: 1000cd/m2.
  • Embedded camera.
  • Accelerometer, gyro, compass and brightness sensors.
  • Microphone.
  • Bluetooth v3.0.
  • WiFi – 802.11b/g/n.
  • Separate controller with touchpad along with power, navigation and camera buttons.

Sony is now working with selected partners on an SDK and is testing and evaluating the APIs and the device’s potential. Sony SmartEyeglass SDK is built similar framework as SmartWatch 2, also a wearable device will allow developers to create apps and can take full potential of the SmartEyeGlass.

What do you think about Sony SmartEyeglass concept? Though it is more likely and an answer to Google’s Googleglass, will you be interested buying it if this will be commercially available?


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