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Augmented Reality Glasses GlassUp «crush» Google Glass price
Augmented Reality Glasses GlassUp «crush» Google Glass price March 7, 2013
While the company Google ponders the design of augmented reality glasses Google Glass may appear on the market, several competitors of all the interested development. One of them is the company GlassUp, which during the CeBIT 2013 introduced a more affordable alternative to Google Glass $ 400 dollars.
If glasses augmented reality Google Glass is a full computer running Android, then GlassUp more like videogarnituru, which, through the Bluetooth module interacts with a smartphone running Android, iOS or Windows Phone. According to the developer, the first generation points GlassUp can offer up to 150 hours of standby time. The second generation model will be used Bluetooth 4.0, which will make the headset more energy efficient.
The difference between Google Glass and GlassUp simply colossal. While the glasses Google Glass bet on small transparent display at the edge of the eye, GlassUp used projector that is mounted on the arc points and displays the image resolution of 320 x 240 pixels.
Points GlassUp not replace your smartphone or tablet, but for messages and primitive graphics capabilities to accurately enough. It is worth noting the presence of built-in sensors for the control handle of glasses, tiny touchpad that recognizes single and double-tap, and a button to turn on / off. The configuration includes GlassUp accelerometer, digital compass, light sensor and altimeter.
Unfortunately, during the CeBIT 2013 was presented a prototype GlassUp, which is connected to the mobile device using the port USB. True, it can be called a very small issue GlassUp. More striking design of the device.
GlassUp representatives point out that when using their points do not need to draw the eye up and away in Google Glass. The second advantage over Google Glass they call price – 400 against $ 1,500.
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