Bose's AR sunglasses use sound, not a screen to augment reality

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Bose — yes, the speaker and headphone company — is developing augmented reality sunglasses.

But unlike the failed Google Glass and other smart glasses designed to overlay digital objects and information on top of the real world, Bose’s AR glasses have no screen and no camera. Instead, they use sound to provide useful context when you’re out and about.

Announced at SXSW, the Bose AR sunglasses look like any ordinary pair of sunglasses. The 3D-printed prototypes that I saw and tried on were specifically designed to not draw attention in public. Read more…

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