Hands On Epson's Moverio BT-200: Augmented Reality Lite

A couple years ago we saw Epson's Moverio make its debut. It was kind of like a double-eyed Google Glass, but it had a lot of issues. It was bulky, it was dim, it didn't have any sensors. Basically, it didn't do much. Today, the BT-200 is here, and it's undeniably much, much better. The only question is, who's it for? » 1/06/14 7:20pm 1/06/14 7:20pm

These Vein-Spotting Smart Glasses Will Give Medics X-Ray Vision

Few medical instruments evoke the stomach-churning dread that needles do, especially when finding the vein takes multiple stabs. But thanks to a new wearable trans-dermal imaging system from Evena Medical, even neophyte nurses will be able to tap your veins without turning your arms into pin cushions. » 11/20/13 1:40pm 11/20/13 1:40pm

Google Glass Comes With a 45-Minute One-to-One Chat For Each Buyer

It's getting easier and easier to snag yourself a pair of Google's smart glasses, but there's still plenty that feels exclusive about the things. Like, for instance, the fact that Google insists that you spend 45 minutes talking with them before you use 'em. » 11/04/13 6:47am 11/04/13 6:47am

Wearing Knockoff Google Glasses Is Even More Embarrassing Than Wearing …

Vuzix, which specializes in technofancy optics, is so eager to ride the coattails of Google Glasses that they're releasing their own version: the Vuzix Smart Glasses M100. The M100 smart glasses run Android Ice Cream Sandwich and has a 720p camera along with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and head-tracking sensors. Which means, it's … » 11/13/12 9:00pm 11/13/12 9:00pm

Smart Glasses: Dynamically Changing Lenses to Replace Bifocals

Here's a pair of glasses from PixelOptics that replace bifocals, changing from distant vision to close-up with the flick of a switch. Sure, this prototype is rather odd-looking, but its developers say future versions will be indistinguishable from conventional eyeglasses. The technology works using an extremely thin… » 4/04/06 12:47pm 4/04/06 12:47pm