The SmartEyeglass from Sony, presented almost a year ago as a prototype, begin to sell from today among the developer community, virtual reality glasses, with a concept similar to that of Google Glass, which we can have for 670 euros.
At the moment it is only possible to obtain the device in the United Kingdom and Germany. This version, the SmartEyeglass Developer Edition SED-E1See other markets starting in March, when possible to purchase from developer.sonymobile.com.
The goal is to have a final consumer ready version during 2016, although for that it is necessary for developers to be interested in offering interesting products using their new SDK.
In the note released today they show the sensors you see in the upper screenshot, as well as link to the web developer.sonymobile.com/products/smarteyeglass/, where it is possible to see more product details: a CMOS image sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope , electronic compass, light sensor, microphone … data that will be used together with the GPS information to connect to the mobile phone to provide the user with the appropriate information at the right time. The launch includes a selection of applications available to download from Google Play, apps that allow access to Twitter, Facebook, Gmail, RSS, calendar and voice control.
At the moment they have already released the video that we leave you here, showing some of the possible functionalities (it will be necessary for the programmers to implement them, of course):