GlassUp – An augmented reality eye wear

            Every one would know about Google Glass. Are you in a plan of buying it? Well! Think of GlassUp too, which is also a virtual reality eyeglass for daily usage. GlassUp  is an augmented virtual reality eyeglass which displays  notifications, emails, text messages, directions, tweets, Facebook updates, RSS, Foursquare check ins, heartbeats, stock markets details and many more. GlassUp  is currently under the crowd-funding stage in Indiegogo, a crowd-funding platform. The project has already raised $85,000 USD of the pledged  goal of $150,000 USD.

            GlassUp connects with Bluetooth enabled devices through an application and that application can report details like notifications, email etc back to GlassUp. The information is projected and displayed in transparent background of the lens and therefore we don’t feel uncomfortable to the see the real world. GlassUp projects and displays the content in green color for better viewing experience for the user.

GlassUp – Augmented Reality Eye-wear

Technical Specification

  • Glassup runs on Android OS
  • Weighs around 65grams
  • Connected to smartphones with Bluetooth technology
  • Display resolution is 320×240
  • Touch pad with controls for  tap, double tap, long press etc
GlassUp – Augmented Reality Eye-wear

What does GlassUp projects for you?

  • Emails, text messages, Facebook updates, tweets, RSS, calendar events, incoming calls
  • Breaking news, weather, stock exchange, sport results
  • Real time feedback display for running, biking, sailing, action sports
  • Turn by turn directions to riders (motorcycles, bikes,..)
  • Aid for hearing impaired
  • Translations display when talking in different languages
  • Instructions to workers in warehousing or maintenance
  • Subtitles at the movies (for hearing impaired and for different languages)
GlassUp – Connects with smartphone through Bluetooth technology

            If the funding goes successful, the base version of Glassup will be available for €299 with one year warranty. Currently  Android, iOS and Windows devices.

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