Augmented reality glasses enable the wearer to maintain situational awareness by viewing their surroundings, while displaying projected information at the same time. This projection is superimposed in the field of vision. For most of these devices, the user controls the projected image or interface via hand or voice control of the eyewear or of the device connected to it. Contact EyeSpeech LLC or the manufacturers below to determine the availability of these devices.

Brother Airscouter
The Airscouter was designed to optimize the logistics, assembly, robustness and ease-of-use of heads-up display. Brother claims it offers unhindered views of the environment while projecting SVGA content (800 x 600 pixels) at a range of .3 – 10.0 m. The device weighs approximately 106 g and includes a USB cable and battery.

Epson Moverio
Moverio was designed as an innovative see-through display. The device allows the wearer to interact with apps, games and content in an entirely new way, featuring an Android-based control unit. Stay connected to your world while keeping your content private. Epson claims you can easily access content with Moverio's versatile Android platform, built-in wireless capability, microSDHC card slot and intuitive trackpad that enable easy fingertip access to your favorite content whenever and wherever you want. The company markets the device as an immersive, big-screen entertainment experience with an 80-inch perceived screen yielding large, clear images. Moverio supports 3D content and comes with a 4 GB microSDHC card, detachable earphones, an AC adapter and protective carrying case.

GlassUp GlassUp
GlassUp eyewear was designed to project incoming e-mails, text messages, tweets, Facebook updates, and other messages, so that the user can keep abreast of their mobile content without losing situational awareness. According to the manufacturer, the messages are shown for only a few instants, on the side of the field of view, in an unobtrusive manner. The device uses Bluetooth technology to push mobile notifications to the eyewear. 

Google Glass
Perhaps the best known and most heavily hyped eyewear device slated for 2014 launch, Glass is designed to allow computing capabilities, but it is not hands-free or voice-free. It does not integrate projection and optics capabilities into a traditional eyewear lens, but rather a separate extention arm that holds a small projection screen above one eye. It includes an outward-pointed cam that the can be operated with voice commands.

Kopin Golden-i
The Golden-i headset computer was designed to improve productivity, efficiency and safety in the light industrial market. Kopin claims the built-in camera and processing power, optimizes mobile headset computing by "enabling users to access virtually any information, anywhere with hands-free convenience." The company markets the eyewear as "the ultimate hands-free tool in any working environment – there to support and guide the user at any moment without interruption thus improving productivity in the workplace." The device includes a built-in 14 MP camera that allows the user to take still images and record HD video that can be stored on the device and shared remotely via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi.

Laster Technologies Eyephone
The EyePhone was designed as a new generation of wireless augmented reality glasses equipped with a transparent lens that displays information overlaid in the natural field of vision of the user without impeding or obstructing views. The eyewear is entirely wireless with a battery integrated in the frame. According to Laster the display resolution is 800 x 600 pixels. Image format is in 4:3 or 16:9 aspect ratios with 16.7 million colors and a brightness/luminance of >5200 cd/m2. The eyewear interfaces with SmartPhones via Bluetooth 3.0 and Bluetooth 4.0) to provide both video and audio. It includes a head tracker that measures 10 DOF (Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Compass, Pressure Sensor) and weighs 55 g (battery included).

Laster Pro Mobile Display
The Pro Mobile Display was designed for professionals, and consists of a single EnhancedView™ ocular mounted on a frame. According to Laster, this device allows the user to view instructional information relating to complex operations. "The Pro Mobile Display provides a display equivalent to a 34-inch screen viewed at a distance of 1 m and can be combined with appropriate hardware and software plug-ins for navigation, enhanced view display, or teamwork." Resolution is 800 x 600 pixels with a field of view of 40' x 30' for a screen diagonal at 9 feet. Image distance is adjustable from 30 cm to 3 m with an aspect ratio of 4:3 or 16:9 and a color depth of 24-bit.

Laster Technologies Smart Vision
The Smart Vision glasses enable connectivity to smartphones, tablets and portable DVD players, PCs and gaming consoles. It provides 800 x 600 pixel resolution in an aspect ratio of 4:3 or 16:9. Laster markets it as a virtual 90 inch screen at a distance of 3 m. The eyewear projects text, still images and motion video in 24-bit.

Lumus DK-32
The DK-32 was designed to enable viewing content, including Internet, movies, TV and video games, anywhere and anytime. According to Lumus, the device takes vision to the ultimate level by redefining what you see on the go. The company claims it supports a "super large high resolution screen anywhere you look" with simultaneous connectivity to what you want to see and need to see. It "opens your eyes to a whole new world of augmented reality," and "enables discreet, lightweight and portable eyewear," according to Lumus.

Meta META.01 Streamlined Edition
Very little information is available for Meta's Streamlined Edition, which is slated to ship in 2014 and are being hyped as the ultimate virtual reality experience. The device includes an outward-pointed camera that alerts people in the environment when it is capturing video by lighting an LED.

Meta META.01 Developer Edition
Very little information is available for Meta's Developer Edition, which is slated to ship in late 2013 and are being hyped as the ultimate virtual reality experience. The device includes an outward-pointed camera that alerts people in the environment when it is capturing video by lighting an LED.

OptInvent ORA-S
The ORA-S is marketed as a best in class wireless see-through wearable display platform in the form of digital eyewear, allowing hands-free mobile computing applications. OptInvent claims it will enable many hands-free applications, including geo-localization (GPS), sports, messaging, situation awareness, and more. It can be connected via a standard wi-fi connection to a smartphone or tablet and will act as a hands-free wearable computer. According to the company, "ORA-S is the most viable product to achieve widespread industry and consumer acceptance for AR glasses based on its bright, see-through, large field of view display with true see-through capability." The display has a patented “Flip-Vu” feature that positions the virtual image in full augmented reality mode (directly in the user’s line of sight), and a dashboard mode (below the user’s line of sight), according to OptInvent. The eyewear includes a front facing camera, 9 axis motion sensor, ambient light sensor, microphone, loudspeaker, and a high capacity rechargeable battery.

Recon Instruments Jet
The Jet was designed for athletes and other active users who want their mobile content in real-time and hands-free, including social media and messages. It resembles sunglasses with an extension arm that displays projected content below one eye. The device includes a dual-core CPU, touchpad, GPS with onboard gyroscope, accelerometer, magnetometer, altimeter and thermometer. The device features IR gaze detection, and the extension arm has a built in HD camera with a microphone and speakers. The lenses are polarized to eliminate glare, the battery is removable and the entire device weighs 60 g.

Recon Instruments Snow
Snow was designed as sports goggles that project information about speed, vertical descent, jump airtime, navigation and distance. The image projects at 84 degrees (top to bottom) tall in front of the user. According to Recon Instruments, the goggles use built-in precision GPS and an integrated suite of sensors.

Sony Entertainment Access Glasses
Entertainment Access Glasses were designed to deliver a more enjoyable, social movie-going experience for hearing-impaired and visually-impaired consumers who wish to experience movies at the theater. They are marketed to cinema owners. According to Sony, "the light, stylish glasses allow hearing-impaired patrons to enjoy their own ‘closed caption’ subtitles in privacy and comfort during normal movie screenings." The company claims its patented holographic technology provides closed caption subtitles that appear to float at a comfortable distance in front of the viewer’s eyes. "Unlike conventional ‘burned in’ subtitles, captions are only seen individually by customers wearing Entertainment Access Glasses," according to Sony. Wireless use of the device requires Sony's STWA-C101 Data Transmitter (available separately). Optional headphones are also available separately.

Telepathy Telepathy One
Telepathy One was designed an innovative device that encourages real-time, hands-free, interactive communication by instantly sharing the user’s visuals with individuals from all over the world, enabling the reception of immediate feedback. The device is not integrated into a lens but is displayed on an extension arm hanging in front of one eye, similar to Google Glass.

Vuzix M100
The M100 was designed as a hands-free smartphone display and communications system for on-the-go digital access. Its Android operating system pushes text, video, email, GPS maps and audio wirelessly to the eyewear. Marketed as smart glasses, the M100 provide a "wearable visual connection to the cloud, according to Vuzix.

Vuzix STAR 1200XL
The STAR 1200XL and its maxReality AR authoring software is developed to be compatible with most Windows-based AR authoring and development systems. Vuzix claims that its patented quantum optic see-thru technology, the STAR 1200XL enables you to see the real world directly through its transparent widescreen video displays. "Computer content, such as text, images and video, are overlaid in 2D or 3D on the displays, equivalent to a 75-inch flat panel display, as seen from 10 feet (~3 m)," according to the company.

Vuzix STAR 1200XLD
The STAR 1200XLD was designed as an optical see-through augmented reality system that supports audio and 2D or 3D video to virtually all HDMI-out devices. According to Vuzix, you can connect a single video eyewear model to products ranging from a desktop or laptop computer to mobile devices, such as a tablet or smartphone, and even a 3D Blu-ray player. "The 75-inch virtual display, as seen from 10 feet (~3 m), displays 2D or 3D video with all-digital clarity," the company says. "A high performance 1080p HD camera and integrated head tracker round out the STAR 1200XLD’s AR eyewear feature set."

Vuzix Wrap 920VR
The Wrap 920 VR Bundle was includes a complete Wrap 920 video eyewear plus a Wrap VGA Adapter and Wrap Tracker 6TC, "making it the most versatile video eyewear system ever offered in a single package," according to Vuzix. The company claims that the "sunglass-style eyewear, with a virtual 67-inch screen as seen from 10 feet, displays crystal clear 2D and 3D video on an airplane at 35,000 feet while engaged in a battle for universal supremacy on your PC." The eyewear is marketed as offering unprecedented connectivity and compatibility.

Vuzix Wrap 1200AR
The Wrap 1200AR was designed to combines the Wrap 1200 with a stereo AR camera pair to create a digital see-through AR system. The eyewear provides "exceptional personal adjustability and video clarity," according to Vuzix, by combining individual left and right eye focus with the company's patented AccuTilt technology. "These advanced display features and a 75” virtual display, as seen from 10 feet (~3 m), enable you to take a superior display system and tune it to your personal requirements," the company says. "Coupled with our popular stereo camera system you can capture and display 2D and 3D video like never before."

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