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Next Generation FPV – Epson Moverio BT 300

Epson, a company best known for it’s printers and weird yet strangely helpful ink labelling system. Well not anymore!!! Introducing the Epson Moverio Smart glasses.

 

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Frist realised last year they were thought to be simply a poor rival to the failed Google glass, however in this year’s Mobile World Congress. An incredible pair of glasses (similar to the Google Glass) that may create a new era of drone piloting.

The MOVERIO BT-200 and BT-300 smart glasses are designed to change how you experience the world around you. With the smallest, most comfortable and most affordable smart eyewear on the market, and a growing ecosystem of partners and hardware, Epson continues to set the standard in Augmented Reality.

Here the BT-200 are being used to create the AP video with an Inspire:

For now it seems that these new Holographic glasses will only be usable for AP work due to latency issues, however given a few years we could be seeing FGA and BorisB using these to fly.

Here’s the promo video from Epson:

Features include:

  • Head tracking sensors enable a 360° digital canvas.
  • Front-facing camera enables Augmented Reality.
  • Dual displays for 3D content.

BT-300

Pricing to be Announced

  • Lightest smart glasses on market (20% lighter than BT-200)
  • OLED display- more natural color and images
  • Unique design fits over regular glasses
  • Improved nose and cable design
    increase comfort
  • HD binocular display (720p) (1280×720)
  • Wider color spectrum projection than BT-200
  • 5m pixel camera

BT-200

The standard in Augmented Reality since 2014.

  • $69999
  • 60% lighter than BT-100
  • 960×540 QHD/60Hz dual display
  • OMAP4460 processor
  • 24bit full color (16770k color)
  • VGA camera

We would love to know your thoughts on how these could be used in the Drone world!!

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