BMW's MINI AR glasses are also somewhat stylish, in a steampunk sort of way, and they can be fit with prescription lens. The concept behind MINI Augmented Vision is similar to the Skully AR motorcycle helmet, which generated a lot of buzz when it was first unveiled in the fall of 2014.
Here's a high-level look at the MINI Augmented Vision technical specifications:
- Processor: Qualcomm SnapdragonTM 805 processor
- CPU Frequency: 2.3 GHz per core
- RAM: 2 GB
- Display resolution: 720p (1280 x 720 pixels), stereoscopic display
- Format: 16:9
- Field of view / field of display: FOV 28°
- Projection / display technology: LCoS displays
- Operating system: Android 4.4
- Camera technology: 5 MP
Again, the AR glasses are just a prototype, and it's not clear when, or if, they will be publicly available. You can learn more on BMW's website. Fortune.com also got a hands-on demo with MINI Augmented Vision, so you can check out its related story for details on how well the early prototype works.
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