Lenovo Jumps Into the AR Glasses Market
The company hopes these smart glasses, which combine augmented reality and artificial intelligence, will find their way into enterprises, just as Vuzix glasses have. The whole product includes the C200 glasses, which weighs 60 grams, and a Pocket Unit and runs Linux. And it works in conjunction with an Android app for your smartphone.
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The glass works over one eye, to mix digital and real universes. Once everything is plugged in, the company claims the C200 will be able to give you step-by-step directions for working with industrial equipment, identify equipment or even let you offer technical support remotely. Currently, Lenovo says Glass C200 can recognize almost 20 objects by using the company's AI software called Lenovo NBD Martin. The wearer can control Martin using voice commands, gestures and buttons.
Lenovo is supporting this device with a new software platform for developers called NBD Titan. It comes with AR Content Build and Space Visitor to manipulate and edit in an AR environment. The company theorizes this will make it easy for some industries, such as home improvement and interior design, to jump into AR.
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