New Epson Moverio BT-35E HDMI, USB-C smart glasses improve access to its Si-OLED wearable display technology

Epson, provider of the Moverio augmented reality (AR) smart glasses platform, launched on Wednesday its Moverio BT-35E Smart Glasses. Featuring an interface unit with HDMI and USB Type-C ports to connect to output devices, the Moverio BT-35E Smart Glasses seamlessly blends digital content into the real world.

The smart glasses bring Epson’s optical expertise to an expanded audience for applications including enterprise drone piloting, remote field support, and visitor experience.

The Moverio BT-35E functions as a wearable display for any standard HDMI (HDMI1.4) output device, as well as any USB Type-C output device supporting DisplayPort Alt Mode, eliminating the need to create or port new content to the Moverio platform.

Designed for daily use, the Moverio BT-35E glasses allow users to keep their display in front of them as they carry out their tasks allowing for increased productivity. Offering an easy out-of-box experience, the Moverio BT-35E smart glasses provide easy plug-and-play operation with no special software required.

The Moverio BT-35E Smart Glasses come equipped with various intuitive features, including highly transparent Si-OLED HD wearable display gives users a second-screen experience that seamlessly blends digital content into the outside world; and is compatible with HDMI 1.4 and USB Type-C output devices, including Android mobile devices. When used with a compatible USB Type-C output device, the interface does not require an external power source. Ideal for stereoscopic 3D content, each lens has its own display in the user’s field of vision.

It also comes ANSI Z87.1 safety-glass compliant with a certified protective shield that allows glasses to be worn in a variety of commercial environments that require safety glasses. It features HDCP 1.4 support for copyright protection enables access to protected content.

“Prior to the new Moverio BT-35E Smart Glasses, Moverio products have been standalone, and have included an Android based controller unit,” said Leon Laroue, technical product manager, augmented reality solutions, Epson. “Developed from customer insights, the Moverio BT-35E Smart Glasses represents Epson’s first smart glasses that provide users with wider access to content that they want on a wearable display through existing output devices.”

The Moverio BT-35E Smart Glasses are available now for US$899 through authorized Epson resellers and Epson.com.

 


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