Neowin News Feed for: Glasses Neowin News Feed for: Glasses en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 JLabs launches a $49 JBuds Frames attachment to make your glasses smart <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>JLabs has launched a clip-on accessory for those who wish to add a smart bit to their existing eye-wear. Dubbed as JBuds Frames, it comes with a 16mm driver and 8 hours of battery life. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chandrakant Isi) Wed, 25 Aug 2021 09:28:02 +0000 Vodafone set to offer Nreal Light AR/MR glasses in spring 2021 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Vodafone has said it will begin stocking Nreal Light glasses in Germany and Spain from spring 2021 but will expand the product to other markets afterwards. It described the device as affordable. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 03 Dec 2020 13:38:01 +0000 Apple might be making a nine-inch iPad Mini next year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to a new report, Apple is once again going to release a larger iPad this year, and that will be followed by a larger iPad Mini next year, which could be as large as nine inches. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Thu, 14 May 2020 17:32:01 +0000 Apple planning AR Headset and Glasses in 2022 and 2023 respectively <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple is working on an AR Headset and Glasses which it plans to launch in 2022 and 2023 respectively. Details were leaked by sources who were presumably at an internal Apple meeting in October. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 11 Nov 2019 17:16:01 +0000 Snap Inc launches third iteration of its Spectacles sunglasses <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Snap Inc has announced Spectacles 3, its latest iteration of sunglasses. The specs will cost $380 and begin shipping in the fall. The dual cameras capture depth similarly to eyes and record in 3D. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 13 Aug 2019 15:22:01 +0000 Snap said to be working on a new version of Spectacles <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Snap plans to launch an update to its poorly received Spectacles this year. The firm will improve performance and add new colour options, preparing for an even better version in 2019. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Michael Allison) Fri, 02 Mar 2018 19:42:02 +0000 Apple and Zeiss reportedly working on augmented reality glasses <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Once again Apple is rumored to be working on a pair of mixed reality spectacles. The iPhone-maker has supposedly partnered with Zeiss for the optics needed for the device, which may launch this year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 10 Jan 2017 08:56:01 +0000 iWear? Apple testing out smart glasses, similar to doomed Google Glass <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to sources within the company, Apple is testing smart glasses, as a possible &#039;next big thing&#039;. The glasses rely on augmented reality and connect to an iPhone, but don&#039;t expect them too soon. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 15 Nov 2016 08:50:01 +0000 Super thin lens marks breakthrough for cameras <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A flat lens has been developed by researchers at the University of Utah. The lens no longer requires curved lenses to be stacked, which will reduce the weight of devices that take photos. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 15 Feb 2016 09:04:01 +0000 Google Glass sales suspended <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sales of Google&#039;s pricey eyewear have been suspended for an indeterminate amount of time, the company says, following poor sales figures and reviews - but future versions will still be developed. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jett Goldsmith) Thu, 15 Jan 2015 20:42:01 +0000 Microsoft's Alex Kipman reportedly in charge of developing wearable products <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/166270512microsoft-logo-2012.png" alt="" /></div>A new rumor claims that Alex Kipman, Microsoft&#039;s general manager of Xbox incubation projects, is leading a team to create new wearable products that run on Windows. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Thu, 19 Dec 2013 19:18:32 +0000 Microsoft reportedly preparing Google Glass competitor <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1768039574fortazelalogo.jpg" alt="" /></div>A new report claims Microsoft is currently prototyping a competitor to Google Glass, though little information about the product was revealed, such as if it has a chance to reach consumers. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Anthony Tosie) Tue, 22 Oct 2013 14:37:17 +0000 Microsoft attempting to patent augmented reality gaming glasses <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1768039574fortazelalogo.jpg" alt="" /></div>A U.S. patent filing by Microsoft released Thursday shows the company&#039;s desire to protect its plan for a pair of augmented reality glasses to be used for multiplayer gaming purposes. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Anthony Tosie) Fri, 02 Aug 2013 12:25:28 +0000 Take a picture by winking at Google Glass <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1064337794googleglass.jpg" alt="" /></div>A reddit user has found several lines of code in the Google Glass Android companion app that suggest you&#039;ll be able to control Glass with your eyes, but will it be included in the first generation? <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ben Buffone) Mon, 22 Apr 2013 18:40:19 +0000 Microsoft developing its own Google Glass rival, says analyst. Really? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/210386213microsoft-logo-2012-dark-grey.png" alt="" /></div>An analyst claims that Microsoft is preparing to join the wearable computing trend early next year with a product to rival Google Glass. But is the company really set to embrace the joy of specs? <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Sat, 06 Apr 2013 08:35:45 +0000 Glasses-wearers can't wear Google Glass [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/797488219news-logo-google-logo-colour.png" alt="" /></div>As it turns out, those of you who wear glasses can&#039;t actually use Google Glass, as the system is incompatible with prescription lenses. Google apparently has a solution in the works. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tim Schiesser) Tue, 12 Mar 2013 07:22:04 +0000 Google Glass coming to consumers in 2014 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19535579601.jpg" alt="" /></div>Google co-founder Sergey Brin revealed the company&#039;s upcoming wearable computer will be available to the general public sometime in 2014. The company will get feedback from developers until that time. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Anthony Tosie) Thu, 28 Jun 2012 14:44:18 +0000 First version of Google Glasses won't look like demo <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19535579601.jpg" alt="" /></div>CNET has learned more about the Google Glasses project, and discovered that the fancy augmented reality featured in the original demo will be far less intrusive, at least to start. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Nathan Tsui) Wed, 16 May 2012 01:51:24 +0000 Google exec wears Project Glass specs during TV interview <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19535579601.jpg" alt="" /></div>Sebastian Thrun of Google appeared on the Charlie Rose TV talk show on Wednesday night wearing the Project Glass augmented-reality glasses, and even took a picture of Rose with the glasses. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Thu, 26 Apr 2012 22:43:46 +0000 NeoBytes :) What Google's 'connected' glasses will really be like [Update: Now with 'Windows Project Glass'] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1569576559news-logo-neobytes.png" alt="" /></div>Google&#039;s Project Glass concept video gave us an exciting glimpse of what it&#039;s got in store - but will the reality match the vision? Let&#039;s mull that over, with a little dose of humour for the weekend. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Sat, 07 Apr 2012 16:29:27 +0000 Google launches Project Glass - connected glasses with heads-up display <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google&#039;s rumoured &#039;intelligent glasses&#039; concept - featuring integrated data connection, camera, GPS and heads-up display - took a step closer to reality today with the announcement of &#039;Project Glass&#039;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 04 Apr 2012 19:01:26 +0000 Google developing Android-based glasses with heads-up display <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1076873383sdk-large.png" alt="" /></div>Google is reportedly developing glasses running Android, including a built-in heads-up display, GPS, motion sensors and augmented-reality applications, with plans to sell them to customers this year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 23 Feb 2012 08:05:07 +0000 High tech holographic video in your glasses <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/uploaded/5_capture.png_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>Like something out of a sci-fi movie, Vuzix has found a way to put a hologram in your glasses without the need for an unsightly battery pack. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Thu, 12 Jan 2012 11:40:26 +0000 Review: Gunnar Optiks computing eyewear <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Recently a company has begun offering special glasses, or &quot;digital performance eyewear&quot; to aid people who sit behind a screen all day. Most have either seen these glasses advertised somewhere, or part of a typical... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Alan Cone) Wed, 17 Nov 2010 01:01:06 +0000 Sharp's 3D monitors: Look, no glasses <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Consumer-electronics giant Sharp next year plans to sell notebooks and flat-screen LCD monitors that can show three-dimensional images. The monitors will let people see high-resolution 3D images or run 3D programs without using special glasses... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 20 Dec 2002 10:06:44 +0000 Holograms - The Future Without The Funny Glasses <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The newest 3-D video displays herald an interactive future for imaging. A half-meter-long protein floats in midair, several centimeters in front of a monitor. It looks like an oversize curled ribbon from a... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 04 Nov 2002 08:47:39 +0000