CES | Epson unveiled rival Google Glass




CES | Epson unveiled rival Google Glass
Epson Moverio BT-200

During CES 2014 in Las Vegas, the company Epson, better known as a manufacturer of printers, introduced the second generation of digital points Epson Moverio augmented reality. Android-powered device has a transparent display, head tracking system and built-in camera.

It should be noted that for the time spent in selling Epson Moverio first generation ($ 700 per couple) not created a furore in the market wearable electronics. Epson has decided to change the situation by issuing an improved model with the same price tag.

Moverio BT-200 proved to be more than half the weight and much more compact than its predecessor. Digital glasses equipped with a binocular display projection system using a liquid crystal lens that allows you to overlay digital information on visible objects in the real world. C using the device, you can view videos or play games with augmented reality. Epson also touts Moverio BT-200 for corporate use, for example, engineers or medical personnel.

Epson Moverio BT-200 side

Screen resolution is not changed, it is still at 960 x 540 pixels. Inside the device is a gyroscope, an accelerometer and a magnetic compass to track users’ movements. Front camera captures photos and videos. Built-in Wi-Fi enables streaming video. There is also a function of the wireless mirroring images, HDMI-port, sound support Dolby Digital Plus, connection Bluetooth 3.0 and microSDHC memory cards up to 32 GB.

Unfortunately, Epson has managed to add a large spoonful of tar in a barrel with honey instead to add support for smartphones, the company has equipped Points wired remote control with touchpad-based operating system Android 4.0.

Epson Moverio BT-200 control unit

Digital Points Epson Moverio BT-200 will go on sale in March for $ 700. There is a wish?
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