AR and its devices are the next breakthroughs of the generation and now startups, small enterprises and big powers are all investing in developing the next advanced model of AR applications and AR devices such as AR smartglasses.
AR smartglasses are wearable devices that merge the real surrounding with virtual information wherever the lens sees i.e., the additional elements such as illustrations, texts, images, etc. all get overlaid on the lens. It works like the smartphone screens. There are many forms of AR smartglasses such as smartphone-based, wireless, and lens format. Pc-based etc., and different glasses are used for different purposes as well.
Here are some of the best AR smartglasses and AR devices to consider
MOVERIO BT- 300
This provides a 720p resolution on an OLED display with dedicated controllers. It comes under an affordable price range with a 5MP camera and an app market to choose any application. Usually, this lens is famous with drone operators as they get the captured view of the drone on the lens directly.
Google Glass Enterprise 2
This comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon XRI, runs on Android 8.1, and has an 8MP camera. It is a very lightweight wearable item that can be comfortably utilized all day long. It is popular among professional users such as lab workers, service technicians, etc. the lenses also grant access to voice control and viewing the video at a centralized setting for real-time viewing.
Microsoft HoloLens 2
It is more of a headset than glasses and is mainly used by businesses to improve work efficiency. With great MR technology, enhanced hardware and AI, the headset layers the AR efficiently on the real surroundings to improve work accuracy and productivity. It also provides real-time collaborations.
HoloLens 2 works on HPU (holographic processing unit which allows the users to work on holographic canvas and connect in real-time. The headset can track head movement as well as eye movements and runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor which allows smooth running.
Lenovo ThinkReality A3
Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1 CPU Lenovo ThinkReality A3 ensures increased efficiency of the workers and also helps in reducing errors. This also allows for real-time collaborations and supports customization according to the users’ head size. It has many ears and nosepiece customization options and the benefit of attaching prescription lenses.
Vuzix Blade Upgraded
The elements are displayed on the right lens in full-colour HD. These AR smartglasses look like a decent pair of glasses and the developers are building towards smart tech in decent packaging. The design comes with an 8-megapixel camera, voice control support and speakers.
Devices such as AR smartglasses can be used for multiple purposes such as gaming, education, troubleshooting, virtual elements assisted tourism, medical training, military purposes, navigation, advertisement, instructions, etc. The discussed AR glasses are just a bunch in the many, there are many more AR smartglasses in the market and many advanced versions are yet to develop to experience AR in more enhanced settings.