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Carl Zeiss is a company that makes optics, and doesn't work on software. This is only a hardware solution, with no software implementation yet. Currently Carl Zeiss is seeking a software partner, however this will take time for them to develop a complete product once they do find a suitable partner. See More
The device uses a see-through screen allowing information to be displayed in the wearers general view instead of on the side. Currently the display is capable of displaying information in a monochrome green color at 419x138 pixels, 15 frames per second and up to 1000cd/m2 brightness. See More
Because these glasses have their displays right in the middle of your vision, they can project digital images ontop of reality (augmented reality - AR for short). This means you can get contextual data about an item right in your field of view. This tech can be used by interior designers to see how a room would look like with different furnishings in different places, as well as more everyday uses like drawing a navigation line ontop of the road when navigating. See More
The Epson Moverio glasses can scan real world items such as a QR code to bring up relevant information right ontop of the QR code itself. AR (augmented reality) can also be useful for other technological activities - such as flying a compatible drone in first person view, viewing virtual blueprints, or just casually watching Netflix. See More
The display tech used is OLED, which means that the display will disappear completely when not in use (OLED doesn't need a backlight for black pixels, while a LCD requires the full backlight to be on even when only a small section of the display is required to be on). See More
There are 2 ways to control these smart glasses - either through head movements or with a wired controller. While out and about it will be much easier to use the head movements, however at home or when playing games or perhaps web browsing the controller will make for an easier controlling experience. See More