Each main tech firm besides Google is perhaps engaged on some AR headset or one other. Whereas Google might have dropped the ball, rumors about Apple’s personal AR glasses refuse to die. Naturally, Samsung gained’t be left behind, no less than not for lengthy. It has, in any case, already dabbled in digital actuality and it is perhaps wanting into leaping into augmented actuality if these leaked idea movies point out the corporate’s future imaginative and prescient for such wearables.
The primary video entitled “Samsung Glasses Lite” is maybe extra lifelike in expectations and execution. The glasses themselves are significantly bigger than the most important peculiar spectacles however are nonetheless considerably smaller than any AR glasses presently obtainable. The enter for this eyewear largely comes from a smartphone, a smartwatch, a keyboard, and even a drone distant.
Moreover, the glasses could also be new however the interfaces and experiences are ones we have already got right this moment, together with Samsung DeX’s Android desktop expertise. This will likely have a greater probability of being carried out sooner somewhat than later due to that.
In distinction, the “Subsequent Wearable Computing” video is a little more forward-looking, with glasses which can be solely barely bigger than non-AR glasses. Extra fascinating, nevertheless, are the holographic visuals, together with a digital keyboard and digital folks. And, after all, there’s the all too acquainted “Minority Report” hand gesture management.
It is going to undoubtedly be an enormous soar from VR to this type of AR expertise and however there’s little doubt Samsung has the assets to make it attainable. The larger query, as at all times, is whether or not it’s going to stay dedicated to such a platform if it does launch one and, given the destiny of the Gear VR system and HMD Odyssey, that’s much less sure.