(Pocket-lint) - Hot connected the heels of Facebook and Ray-Ban, Xiaomi has announced its ain brace of astute glasses.
Called, cunningly, Xiaomi Smart Glasses, they are akin to the Facebook x Ray-Ban models and Snap Specatacles successful that they incorporate a camera successful the framework (one successful this case). However, they besides athletics a heads-up show successful 1 of the lenses to connection a Google Glass-style augmented world experience.
The brace usage MicroLED optical wavelength exertion to alteration a idiosyncratic to spot messages and notifications, marque calls, navigate the streets, seizure photos and adjacent construe substance successful real-time.
A self-illuminating MicroLED spot housed successful the framework creates a show that's roughliy the aforesaid size arsenic a "a atom of rice". Each pixel generated is conscionable 4μm successful size. The representation is past projected utilizing wavelength exertion to the oculus via the right-hand lens connected the glasses.
Apart from style, the Xiaomi Smart Glasses disagree from erstwhile AR spectacles successful that everything is connected committee - you bash not request to link them to a smartphone for functionality. They tally connected an autarkic operating system, incorporate a quad-core ARM processor, and utilise their ain "communication modules" for information and dependable connectivity. And this is each successful a brace of glasses that lone measurement 51g.
The lone things that Xiaomi is yet to stock is pricing oregon availability. They look to beryllium conceptual for now. We'll update erstwhile plans are extended beyond that.
Writing by Rik Henderson. Originally published connected 14 September 2021.