Chinese manufacturer Lenovo, one of the world’s leading consumers of electronics, has revealed smart specs called New Glass C200, at the CES 2017. This smart headset leverages two hottest technologies: the artificial Intelligence (AI) and the augmented reality (AR) which provides en numbers of options to commercial customers. The New Glass 200 incorporates a head-mounted lens designed to be looked through without blocking the wearers view.
Lenovo’s New Glass C200 is somewhat, similar to that of Google’s technology demonstrator, Project Glass, but unlike Google this headset comes with two main parts, one is a Glass Unit powered by the Linux OS, which is super lightweight under 60 grams, which includes a camera and display designed to be used by one eye and the other is the Pocket Unit, where most of the electronics are based. But Lenovo has not yet divulged the details of the specifications of the Pocket Unit regarding battery life, chip set technologies, device compatibility or wireless radios.
The AR software called Lenovo NBD Titan assists users to build and edit content, whereas, AI software called NBD Martin recognizes the type of product and gives an insight to tackle it, in an efficient manner through the smart glasses or on a handset. The smart glass is connected to a hand set for LTE connectivity and then the users can operate through an application called New Glass. The monocular glass system helps business users to execute over 20 kinds of objects; it may superimpose repair instructions step by step, building schematics and a lot more, augmenting reality technologies to real world issues and problems.follows the similar pattern to other competing products in the market such as the Smart Helmet, but many others like Sony and Motorola have also tried their hands at it, but their main focus is to help the elderly or the disabled with everyday tasks. The mass production of Lenovo New Glass C200 will begin in June 2017; however, the customized models are available for commercial and business users.