CES 2014: Epson targets Enterprise with Moverio smart glasses

Device overlays a computer-like monitor onto the user’s vision
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Epson has trained its sights on Enterprise users with its latest wearable tech reveal.

Unlike Google Glass’ peripheral display, the Moverio BT-200 smart glasses use two lenses to overlay a computer-like monitor screen in front of the user.

“These glasses are essentially two small LCD projectors,” said Anna Jen, director of new ventures at Epson.

The device is powered by smart glass software developer APX Labs’ Skylight operating system, and is designed for productivity, rather than fashion, said Brian Ballard, CEO of APX.

“The average use case for consumers to wear smart glasses out and about isn’t there yet,” he explained.

“You have to have a certain sex appeal.”

The Moverio BT-200 will launch in March for $699 (£426).

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