bose introduces a pair of augmented reality sunglasses to accompany their new AR platform, the world’s first audio augmented of its kind that hopes to bring a whole new way AR can be implemented. the concept works by interacting with the user and their surrounding to tell them more about what is being looked.

 bose augmented reality sunglasses
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as well as playing music through two narrow and discrete directional speakers, the bose AR wearable uses head movements, voice commands and taps on the wearable as well as the GPS from an iOS or android device to track location. the sensors send the motion and location data to an AR-enabled app that aggregates the information, sending relevant, real-time content back to the user’s ears instantly.

 

bose augmented reality sunglasses

 

 

bose AR is a platform, which means others can develop both apps for music, travel and education, among others — as well as wearables, including headphones, glasses and helmets‘, states the company. whilst in its nascent stage, the aim is to get others to build its AR audio tech. the company has invested $50 million to invest in companies that create apps, services and related technologies for the AR platform.

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