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Title    Intel Unveils "Vaunt" Smartglasses
Date    Monday February 05 2018, @08:45PM
Author    janrinok
Topic   
from the eye-see-what-you-did-there dept.
https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=18/02/05/1826208

takyon writes:

Intel is launching plain-looking smartglasses that beam a monochrome red image directly into your retina using a laser. There are no cameras on the device:

Intel has launched an impressively light, regular-looking set of smart glasses called Vaunt, confirming rumors from Bloomberg and others. Seen by The Verge, they have plastic frames and weigh under 50 grams, a bit more than regular eyeglasses but much less than Google Glass, for example. The electronics are crammed into the stems and control a very low-powered, class one laser that shines a red, monochrome 400 x 150 pixel image into your eye. Critically, the glasses contain no camera, eliminating the "big brother" vibe from Glass and other smart glasses.


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Links

  1. "takyon" - https://soylentnews.org/~takyon/
  2. "launching plain-looking smartglasses" - https://www.engadget.com/2018/02/05/intel-vaunt-smart-glasses/
  3. "rumors" - https://www.engadget.com/2018/02/02/intel-augmented-reality-smart-glasses-superlite/
  4. "The Verge" - https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/5/16966530/intel-vaunt-smart-glasses-announced-ar-video
  5. "Original Submission" - https://soylentnews.org/submit.pl?op=viewsub&subid=24690

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