A company whose only product range is smartphones may be worried that the smartphone is dead with the advent of augmented reality wearables.
Therefore, it is not surprising that the smartphone manufacturer Vivo has developed its own perspective Consumer smart glasses that bear the banner of the company in the future. On Wednesday, at the Mobile World Congress in Shanghai, the smartphone maker unveiled the Vivo AR Glass as part of the company's 5G product portfolio.
The wearable falls into the category of attached smartglasses and connects to the Vivo NEX 5G smartphone to enhance the experience. The Vivo AR Glass device consists of a bifocal display and can perform 6-degree-of-freedom (6DoF) tracking.
"Vivos mission has always been to develop innovative products that deliver the ultimate user experience with smart devices and intelligent services at the heart of our business," said Spark Ni, senior vice president of Vivo, in a statement . "We hope that by introducing new strategies and innovations, we can make a major contribution to improving the quality of life for people and society at large." It has shared some details about its functionality. Instead of just tethering to a smartphone, Vivo AR Glass also uses the smartphone as a user input interface and acts as a controller for games or as a keyboard for work applications. In addition to mobile gaming and office applications, Vivo AR Glass will support video, face recognition and object recognition applications.
Interestingly, the Vivo AR Glass is strikingly similar to the Nreal Light, which will be sold later this year for $ 499 is delivered as a caged consumer version, but is brought to justice for theft of trade secrets by Magic Leap.
Nevertheless, with North Focals and With Vuzix Blade already offering smartglasses with non-immersive AR and smaller form factors for consumers, Vivo is entering a growing field of early movers that focus on fully immersive, 3D-focused AR, including Nreal and Shadow Technologies Market entry may be in vain if Apple's smartglasses dominate in the category of smartphones, tablets, smartwatches and even wireless headsets in the coming months 11] Do not miss: The Future of Apple Augmented Reality Smartglasses and the following android copies