A thin cable connects a smartphone-sized, touch-enabled trackpad controller powered by Android 2.2 to the head gear
The Moverio BT-100 projection system explained
Epson says that the system has the potential to be developed for training purposes, virtual 3D design environments, and enhancing static visual content (in art galleries or museums, for instance)
Future system development could include views through a camera onboard an RC-controlled model plane
Detachable earphones are plugged into the unit's arms for Dolby Mobile Surround Sound
Projected light is balanced against the intensity of light from the outside world so that the wearer can see his or her surroundings and images from the LCD panel in the same field of vision
Epson America has announced that its Moverio BT-100 wearable display is now available in the U.S.
Initially released in Japan last November, Epson has now announced Stateside availability for its Moverio BT-100 wearable display. The rather chunky eyewear projects images onto a virtual floating screen in front of the user that grows in size the further away the wearer stares into the distance - up to the equivalent of a 320-inch screen at a distance of 65 feet (20 meters).
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