Bosch unveils next generation smart glasses

Stay Focused. Stay Connected. With the Bosch Smartglasses Light Drive – Full Video

Bosch unveils next generation smart glasses

German technology company Bosch introduced lightweight smart glasses with many functions, including navigation, calls, viewing text messages, interacting with other gadgets, reminders, alarms, notes and more..

In addition to the computational and sensory components, Smartglasses Light has an optical platform consisting of microelectromechanical system mirrors with an ASIC controller that precisely direct a low-power beam of light into the user‘s eye. The glasses are equipped with a 350 mAh battery, the charge of which is enough for 14 hours of continuous work.

The product is primarily intended for riders and cyclists, but can also be used in everyday life, such as when preparing food or going to the supermarket..

The teaser video (below) shows a cyclist viewing GPS turn-by-turn directions as arrows with distance changing as they approach each turn. Further, the viewing of the shopping list and the recipe is demonstrated, with its subsequent adjustment. by double-tapping the frame.

The Bosch BML500P light drive weighs only 10 grams and is small enough to set in glasses of various styles. The company also claims that the optical system can be built into glasses with curved and even corrective lenses..

The technical specification says that glasses can communicate and exchange data with other smart devices, but this function is not shown in the video..

Questions are raised only by the projection, which, judging by the video, located right in the center of the user’s field of view. This feature can interfere and even create risks when driving a vehicle.

Previously, the company also introduced a laser projection module that turns any surface into a touch screen.

text: Ilya Bauer, photo and video: Bosch