Wear Geared’s “Museum Glasses” platform is designed to take visitors beyond traditional audio guides to provide a more intimate and captivating story-telling experience using augmented reality-based video and gaming content on the Epson Moverio BT-200 smart glasses. The “Museum Glasses” app will be demonstrated this week in
Powered by Blippar, a leading AR software company, Museum Glasses provides museums and other attractions an innovative technology platform to build and manage their own unique smart glasses content to enhance visitor interest and traffic. A dashboard of metrics allows attractions to measure engagement levels for each exhibit, creating a map tracking such data as number of exhibitor visitors, time of engagement, length of engagement, and more.
“Epson’s Moverio BT-200 smart glasses are binocular and transparent, allowing users to see and interact with digital content and their real-world surroundings, and are the perfect wearable technology platform for our Museum Glasses app,” said
“Epson is looking forward to working with Wear Geared to realize the full potential of its compelling application for the Moverio BT-200 smart glasses in the marketplace,” said
Blippar is the world’s leading visual browser, harnessing augmented reality and image-recognition technology to bring the physical world to life through smartphones, tablets and wearables.
Leveraging Epson’s patented core technologies, the Moverio BT-200 offers an unparalleled binocular smart glasses experience optimized for augmented reality applications. Micro projectors located on each side of the eyeglasses project transparent overlays of digital content directly in the user’s field of view over the real-world environment. In addition, the Moverio BT-200 glasses contain sensors such as a gyroscope, accelerometer and magnetic compass for head-motion tracking and hands-free navigation. A front-facing camera for video and image capture also detects real-world markers for augmented reality (AR) applications.
The Epson Moverio BT-200 smart glasses are available through select online retailers and direct from Epson for MSRP
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