Science & Technology

  • The Looxcie is a wearable camcorder that slips over the user’s ear. It can be paired with an Android device via Bluetooth to send video clips and also serves as an earpiece for a phone.
  • GoPro is a line of personal cameras that can be mounted on a helmet or other piece of sports equipment. The cameras are especially popular with extreme sports participants.
  • ChipSip’s Smart Glass is similar to Google Glass. It can pair with Android devices and includes a high definition screen.
  • Unlike Google Glass and Smart Glass, Glass Up looks more like a real set of glasses. The display is the center of the right lens and the information appears in the center of the wearer’s field of vision.
  • Laforge’s Icis smart glasses also incorporate a larger information display into a full pair of glasses. Laforge will be sending glasses with beta testers in mid-to-late 2014.
  • Optinvent Ora is an example of “augmented reality” glasses that put a see-through screen in the wearer’s field of vision. The glasses run on the Android operating system.
  • Meta Pro boasts that its display is 15 times larger than Google Glass, with a holographic interface. The glasses will be available to consumers in Fall of 2014.

Other Wearable Devices

Published April 24, 2014


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