Epson is joining the trend of producing smart glasses announced at the Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona. The new device is Epson Moverio BT-300, which is the third generation of its smart glasses. It is designed for augmented reality.
According to company, Moverio BT-300 comes with Epson’s silicon-based OLED digital display, which is perfectly for augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality technology. Still, its its Moverio smart glasses for augmented reality is more than 20 percent lighter than the previous model, Moverio BT-20.
Inside is a quad-core Intel Atom X5 processor and runs Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system. The sensors on the Epson Moverio BT-300 is capable to determine the location of objects. It has the Si-OLED projection system that seamlessly render and lock 3D content to these objects, there is no display background or edges in the field of view. This augmented reality smart glasses pack a 0.43-inch Silicon OLED HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixel and a 5 megapixel front-facing camera.
Epson Moverio BT-300 highlights:
- 20% lighter than BT-200 glasses
- Si-OLED projection system in glasses
- Intel Atom X5 processor
- Android 5.1
- Unique design fits over regular glasses
- Improved nose and cable design for comfort
- 0.43 inch HD binocular display (720p) (1280×720)
- Dual display for 3D content
- Motion tracking
- Wider color spectrum projection than BT-200
- 5m pixel camera
Pricing for the device is still unclear yet but the Epson Moverio BT-300 will be arrive sometime in late 2016. It is currently open for pre-order via the company website.