With AR glasses A3 Lenovo competes with the Chinese company Nreal, but more focused on the industry. With the additional camera for video glasses A3 are also suitable for remote work.
In mid-December 2020 appeared first on image new AR glasses from Lenovo, which the company will present at CES 2021. On the eve of the official opening, additional information and photos leaked in various places on the Internet.
Lenovo is positioning the glasses A3, among other things, as an office assistant for digital monitors that can replace or extend the conventional screens. The owners of the points A3 can display and placed in the room for up to five digital displays.
The Lenovo statement, in addition to digital monitors glasses A3 can also be used to remote work, and 3D visualization. For video transmission set the RGB camera of 8 megapixels.
Lenovo promises that A3 “will change the working processes at all levels”. It is part of the software platform, Lenovo Thinkreality XR.
Structure points A3 is very similar to the structure of the Nreal Light glasses: two wide-angle camera built into the body, taking on a track, so that digital objects can be assigned to a fixed position in the room and to stay there forever. At least with glasses Nreal is working properly and is sufficient for fixed-function digital monitors on one position.
Tests should show whether Lenovo succeeds in this as well — however, after initial tests with the Google Tango AR and Daydream VR glasses, Windows Mixed Reality and AR glasses A6, the company has accumulated extensive experience in tracking. In a preliminary test in points, A6 still had defects tracking, but they are impressed by his good displays.
Speaking of displays: according to Lenovo, they are suitable for stereoscopy and, like sunglasses A6, have a resolution of 1080p on the eyes. It is unknown what kind of display technology used.
Two wide-angle cameras on the outside take the tracking room, and the RGB camera is built in the middle for video transmission. | Image: Lenovo
The following experiment Lenovo XR
A3 points are possible in two versions: “PC Edition” is connected to PC, for “Industry Edition” enough of Motorola with at least one processor, the Snapdragon 800 and function Displayport. Connection type — USB-C, Qualcomm XR1 counts directly in the glasses .
A3 weight is 130 grams (Nreal — 85 grams) for industrial use glasses can be equipped with a robust housing that meets the security requirements. Use in hospitals, factories, laboratories and similar environments should be possible by appropriate certification.
New AR glasses Lenovo will be released in mid 2021, the price is not yet known.