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Saturday, November 14, 2020

Huawei's Wearable Smart Glasses

A look at another set of Smartglasses.  Good in depth piece.  As it says this is a difficult product to make well, especially as a general solution to effective and unobtrusively 'wearing' your computing.   Have followed the idea for some time, including specific early industrial applications.

Huawei’s Eyewear 2 smartglasses are like true wireless headphones for your face   By Andy Boxall in DigitalTrends

Huawei, in the face of challenges in the smartphone space, is exploring one of the more difficult products in the wearables space, smartglasses, to propel the brand forward. It’s new offering is the Huawei X Gentle Monster Eyewear 2 — and it’s about as risky as tech products get.

Wearables, in particular smartglasses, need to enhance your life without being intrusive. It’s a simple formula, but one that’s very hard to get right. Not being intrusive means having a design that’s as “normal” as possible, and that’s hard to do when something needs to attach to our face — and inevitably still require everything from Wi-Fi and Bluetooth radios to batteries inside.

I’ve worn the Eyewear 2 smartglasses for a short time, so did I see the future, or the ghost of Google Glass?  ... '

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