Moverio Glasses from Epson can now be used for commercial and industrial use

The newest models of the Moverio namely the BT-350 and the Moverio Pro BT-220 have been enhanced specifically to the demands of the commercial and industrial segment.

 

These new models have binocular see-through augmented reality capabilities and HD image quality. Building on Epson’s patented optical and precision technologies, the Moverio line of smart glasses has micro projectors located on each side of the eyeglasses that project transparent overlays of digital content directly in the user’s field of view over the real-world environment.

 

As a solution to the growing demand from the commercial sector, the Epson Moverio BT-350 is the 1st smart glasses that have multiple user deployment and a first-of-its-kind docking station for easy device management.

The BT-350 is designed specifically for heavy usage with a thought of being shared with multiple users.

A simple example on how the BT-350 can be used is to provide real-time visibility to remote experts working with technicians installing, repairing or being trained on high-value capital equipment, especially in the medical, logistics and manufacturing fields.

In a first of its kind for commercial usage, the BT-350 offers a convenient multi-unit docking station for easy smart glasses management. This enables the smart glasses to be charged and updated at the same time for managing multiple devices simultaneously.

“The design and wearability is key, and the BT-350 is designed with commercial applications in mind. Its durable build and features designed for comfort mean it can be repeatedly worn by lots of visitors, fitting comfortably for long periods of time, regardless of their shape, size, or if they wear glasses. Its unique design has been created using feedback from customers and projects. Epson’s focus on a wide range of commercial and industrial applications with the Moverio range is what sets us apart from other brands on the market,” said Siew JinKiat, Regional General Manager (Southeast Asia), Printer, Visual & Wearable Products Division, Epson Singapore.

The Moverio Pro BT-220 Smart headset meanwhile is targetted for the critical industrial needs,  The design is patterned after helmet-mandatory environments. Through augmented reality overlays, the headset enables workers in various locations to see exactly what their counterparts are seeing to provide informed support and training. The smart headset comes with a new hinge specifically designed to fit over front brim helmets, making it an ideal device for use in dangerous worksites that require workers to put on helmets such as in construction environment.

Features like removable batteries, a wired control pad and an ambient light sensor are just some of the things you can find in the Moverio Pro.. add GPS to the mix and the smart headset can be used to deploy an inertial measurement unit (IMU) for precise location that enables the device to accurately detect workers’ movements. Bluetooth LE, combined with beacons and Wi-Fi further enhance the precision of indoor positioning.

The smart headset also complies with ANSI Z87.1 safety glass standards, is IP54 certified to withstand dust and water, and can withstand a fall from 1.2 meters.

Both models of the Moverio was released in the market in the Q4 2017 in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, and Indonesia.

 

Ron is a happily married man for more than 10 years, the father of 3 boys. Loves to write about places that he visits. And works in the BPO industry.