On the eve of CES 2021, the first virtual edition of the event, Lenovo display the introduction of his new augmented reality glasses Company dedicated to ThinkReality A3. A technology that seems very close to that of Microsoft with their HoloLens 2.
Lenovo introduces the use of ThinkReality A3
After the introduction of the ThinkReality A6 headset in May 2019, Lenovo introduces thinner and thinner glasses this time Easier to wear every day than an augmented reality headset. These augmented reality glasses were developed for professionals. With a resolution of 1,080 pixels, they are equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1 chip. One wide-angle camera can track movement while another 8-megapixel camera can record video.
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ThinkReality A3s were Designed to be connected to a computer via USB-C. In Lenovo’s press release, we can read: “For use in workshops, laboratories or even in busy retail and restaurant areas, the certified turnkey applications of the ThinkReality platform enable remote support and guided workflows and 3D visualization”.
Augmented Reality glasses intelligent, light, flexible and scalable to increase productivity and work safety. Lenovo also promises to reduce the error rate in everyday tasks with its ThinkReality A3 glasses. The company has no doubts about it The future of augmented reality lies primarily in business and not for individuals.
A market that interests web giants
Several tech giants are also working on a similar product. Such is the case with Apple, which appears to be making progress on its augmented reality glasses project. Indeed the apple brand recently gave some details about his future product : The semi-transparent lenses with which the device is equipped have recently moved from the prototype phase to the test production phase.
Facebook recently promised to unveil its first smart glasses in 2021. However, they will certainly not be equipped with augmented reality from their launch. The social media giant works with that The French-Italian world market leader Essilor Luxotticawith the aim of bringing out the first smart glasses with the Ray-Ban brand in 2021. If the ultimate goal behind this smart glasses project is actually Implement augmented reality technologyAccording to Andrew Bosworth, this technology will not be available when the attached glasses are released.