In a new report from The Information says that the company Snap (developer platform Snapchat) is preparing to release glasses Spectacles with proper functionality of the AR.
Snap sells his glasses Spectacles photo from 2016. Now in the third generation Spectacles glasses, they remove the video from the first person, but not actually include the display; the captured video needs to be played on smartphone or other device, and the user can add the Snapchat AR filters after the fact.
Now the company is preparing to release a full version of its Spectacles glasses with augmented reality, is spoken in the message The Information , citing sources “familiar with the plans of the company.”
Glasses Spectacles 3 is a slick photo-points, but no display. Add them and sensors needed for a true AR functionality will require a much larger volume
AR glasses Spectacles initially aimed at developers who hopes the company will create filters and other applications before ultimately up to consumers.
It is reported that the co-founder of Snap has told investors the following:
“To fully realize the idea of computation, applied directly to the world will need a new device: the camera is a completely new type, capable of reproducing digital content right in front of us, with the ability to instantly and permanently to understand the world as our own eyes, and all this in a lightweight, comfortable form factor“
Snap has been steadily moving towards augmented reality to his glasses Spectacles for photos and face filters and AR “World Lenses”, which carry the effects of AR in the world. In 2019, the company announced plans to raise 1 billion dollars to continue to pay attention to the content, games, and augmented reality features to its platform.