Fun-iki smart glasses

What we’ve all been waiting for: Seizure-inducing smartglasses that can send Morse code

By on June 19, 2014 at 7:45 PM.

What we’ve all been waiting for: Seizure-inducing smartglasses that can send Morse code

If you were looking for glasses that are more obnoxious looking than Google Glass, we may have found just what you’re looking for. Spotted by Engadget at CNET Japan’s Live 2014 event, Matilde’s Fun’iki glasses light up the lenses in different colors to send you alerts about new notifications. The glasses can also emit a beep. But that’s not all. If you want to send a message in Morse code (who doesn’t?), you can type in the text into an app and the glasses will then flash accordingly. The glasses also feature different modes which light up for different environments, ranging from “disco” and “party” to “relax.” More →

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Wearable Computers Sales Projection

Wearable computers look set to take the market by storm

By on December 2, 2013 at 9:30 PM.

Wearable computers look set to take the market by storm

As the electronics market continues to shift away from standard desktops and notebooks, other devices are primed to take their place. Tablets have the upper hand for the time being, but a recent report from Juniper Research claims that wearable device shipments could reach 130 million by 2018, 10 times the amount of wearables that shipped this year. More →

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Smart Glasses Shipments 10 Million

Smart glasses shipments seen hitting 10 million by 2018

By on November 12, 2013 at 10:15 PM.

Smart glasses shipments seen hitting 10 million by 2018

Despite the fact that bemusement overrides excitement when it comes to wearable technology in 2013, analysts continue to predict a major groundswell in the market once more devices start to hit shelves. Juniper Research believes that by 2018, smart glasses such as Google Glass will reach 10 million annual shipments, compared to around just 87,000 this year. In order for smart glasses to reach this critical mass, the report’s author Nitin Bhas believes that the wearable devices “would need to incorporate intuitive and user-friendly functionalities and capture the imagination of the general public making the technology seamless within their daily routine.” More →

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