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January 9, 2014 • Events, Gear Bits

Epson Moverio BT-200 Smart Glasses powered by Wikitude SDK at CES 2014

Epson Moverio BT200

Epson Moverio BT200

There has been some truly incredible technology at this year’s CES so far, and another example is the launch of the Epson Moverio BT-200 Smart Glasses powered by Wikitude SDK. The BT-200 is a set of binocular wearable display technology projecting transparent items over real-life objects. The augmented reality technology is also capable of advanced image recognition and geo-aware services.

Here is what they are saying:
“The Epson Moverio BT-200 smart glasses offer consumers crystal clear video as well as access to incredible new augmented reality experiences and relevant information according to their personal interests and needs. Leveraging Epson’s leadership in LCD projection technology and visual imaging, the Moverio BT-200’s transparent display and powerful new features give users a new way of seeing the world,” comments Epson General Manager of Visual Products Atsunari Tsuda.

With wearable computing devices projected to usher in the next wave of of technology, and sell in the tens of millions, Epson and Wikitude are positioned to lead the market with a superior device and experience. The BT-200 is a transparent binocular device, providing stereoscopic displays projecting transparent items over real-life objects, in a 16:9 aspect ratio, and a 23 degree field of view. Complete with GPS, a gyroscope, digital compass and camera, the BT-200 is fully capable of powering computer vision and tracking as well as geo-location aware content and context.

Head to Wikitude for more info, and follow them on Twitter and Facebook.

Here is an introductory video:

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