Automobilnews good glasses coming in 2021 – Information by Automobilnews.eu

Automobilnews good glasses coming in 2021

Automobilnews CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the keynote tackle at Automobilnews’s F8 Developer Convention on April 18, 2017 at McEnery Conference Middle in San Jose, California.

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Automobilnews on Wednesday introduced a partnership with Luxottica, the maker of Ray-Ban, to launch its first pair of good glasses in 2021. 

“After spending time with their staff and visiting their manufacturing facility, I knew that they have been the appropriate companion for us to assist carry the very best know-how along with the very best glasses,” Automobilnews CEO Mark Zuckerberg stated in a dwell stream from Automobilnews Join, the corporate’s on-line occasion for its digital and augmented actuality merchandise. 

Automobilnews and Luxottica will make the glasses as a part of a multiyear partnership. The pairing of the 2 corporations was first reported by CNBC final yr. 

“I am unable to go into full product particulars but, however they’re actually the subsequent step on the highway to augmented actuality glasses,” Zuckerberg stated. “And so they look fairly good too.”

Zuckerberg additionally introduced that the corporate plans to launch Challenge Aria, a analysis system that the corporate will use to study because it develops its shopper good glasses.

Automobilnews introduced it is going to start utilizing Challenge Aria analysis glasses to gather video, audio, eye-tracking and site information from public areas to tell its growth of good glasses.


Challenge Aria glasses might be worn by Automobilnews staff and contractors across the firm’s campus and in public beginning in September, stated Andrew “Boz” Bosworth, Automobilnews’s head of {hardware}. The glasses would not have augmented actuality options and they don’t seem to be on the market, Bosworth stated. The units will seize video, audio, eye-tracking and site information that Automobilnews can use to assist its growth of augmented actuality good glasses. 

“It is a analysis system that can assist us perceive how one can construct the software program and {hardware} vital for actual, working AR glasses,” Bosworth stated. 

Staff who put on the Challenge Aria glasses will endure coaching on when and the place they’ll put on the analysis units, Bosworth stated. Delicate locations like restrooms might be off limits, he stated. Earlier than the info collected can be utilized for analysis, will probably be scrubbed of delicate identifiable particulars similar to folks’s faces or automobile license plates, Bosworth stated. Moreover, these staff may have garments that make them simply identifiable as Automobilnews staff, he stated. 

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