Vuzix releases 3D augmented reality glasses Wrap 1200AR, cost just $1499

Vuzix releases new set of augmented reality glasses that are capable of producing 3D video.

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Published Tue, Feb 12 2013 4:31 PM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Vuzix new augmented reality glasses, the Wrap 1200AR, are similar in many ways to the Wrap 1200VR set. The main difference here is that the new pair of glasses focus on augmented reality (hence the AR as opposed to the VR). They feature two VGA cameras that record stereoscopic video of where you're looking.

Vuzix releases 3D augmented reality glasses Wrap 1200AR, cost just $1499 | TweakTown.com

This allows them to produce 3D images that have been augmented with the requested augmented reality data. The idea here is that users can see information about exhibits, cities, and other things while walking around. It's not clear who would want these glasses, but if you do, you'll have to shell out $1,499.

Paul Travers, President and CEO, Vuzix Corporation:

We are excited to be shipping these new digital ARglasses, offering a huge 75-inch screen, as seen from 10 feet. New features such as adjustable eye-separation, synchronized camera and display tilt combine for the best digital see-through AR user experience on the market. AR is taking the world by storm and is gaining momentum in many markets. We provide these AR tools to research facilities, universities, game developers and enthusiasts, enabling them to develop affordable and compelling Augmented Reality solutions.

NEWS SOURCE:engadget.com

Trace is a starving college student studying Computer Science. He has a love of the English language and an addiction for new technology and speculation. When he's not writing, studying, or going to class, he can be found on the soccer pitch, both playing and coaching, or on the mountain snowboarding.

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