October 25, 2014

Google Glass: Lenovo Unveils Smart Glasses Prototype

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From PC World:

Lenovo showed off a smart glasses prototype on Thursday, part of a push to attract developers and other hardware manufacturers to a new partner program.

The wearable device looks similar to Google Glass, but has its battery attached down at the user’s necks. More details will be announced in October.

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In addition to Lenovo’s own smart glasses prototype, the vendor is partnering with U.S. smart glasses maker Vuzix to bring its own product to China. The M100, which uses Android 4.0.4 and a 1GHz dual-core processor, will first go on sale to developers for 8,000 yuan ($1298) in August or September, and is meant for business users.

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See Also: Learn More About the Vuzix Smart Glasses Products

See Also: BBC Reports on a Google Glass Rival From Taiwan, Company Hopes to Sell Product For Around $500 (June 4, 2014)

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