Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 7th Feb 2018 01:10 UTC

The most important parts of Intel’s new Vaunt smart glasses are the pieces that were left out.

There is no camera to creep people out, no button to push, no gesture area to swipe, no glowing LCD screen, no weird arm floating in front of the lens, no speaker, and no microphone (for now).

From the outside, the Vaunt glasses look just like eyeglasses. When you’re wearing them, you see a stream of information on what looks like a screen - but it’s actually being projected onto your retina.

This looks amazing. I'm not entirely sure if I, personally, have any use for this, but such basic, simple, handsfree information could be invaluable to, for instance, construction workers, farmers, police officers, or other people who do hard, dangerous work with their hands.

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Looks dorky, but not creepy
by Carewolf on Wed 7th Feb 2018 17:12 UTC
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Love the focus on the basic features of just start by making proper smart glasses that works as a display first before trying to make them into creepy spyware.

The design is rather dorky though, more so than it needs to be, but I guess that can be easily fixed.

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Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:

Agree strongly. Glasses should be display only, connected to smartphone which provides the smarts on what to display when.

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