21 Sep 2014

The Rival Of Google Glass Will Rise On 2015

The Rival Of Google Glass Will Rise On 2015
Soon Google will not 'lonely' struggle in smart glasses or SmartGlass segment, as Sony today (19/09) has introduced its prototype SmartGlass are ready to greet the public in early 2015.

As reported by The Verge (19/09), Sony has started to develop their SmartGlass extensively by launching software kit for developers who want to create applications for smart glasses first Japanese-owned company. Sony also promised named SmartEyeglass smart glasses will be purchased at the end of March next year.
According to Sony, the SmartEyeglass prototype or prototype can already be integrated with the Android smartphone operating system Android Jelly Bean to KitKat. Unlike the Google Glass, SmartEyeglass using a green monochrome screen to display the information that will appear in the field of view of the user.

SmartEyeglass also comes with a design that is quite different from the Google Glass. SmartGlass is carrying the frame is quite thick and looks futuristic compared to the Google Glass is the concept of minimalism.

No less sophisticated with Google Glass, SmartGlass 3D Sony comes with a 3 MP camera and various sensors such as accelerometer, gyroscope, compass, and light sensor. In addition, SmartEyeglass equipped with a microphone and a box big enough battery.

By presenting its own software kit, Sony hopes the developer will redesign smartphone applications that can be used in SmartEyeglass. Sony's strategy differs from Google is making its own app ecosystem for Google Glass.