Final yr, in November, Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Applied sciences, revealed in an interview to CNBC that the corporate is engaged on growing augmented actuality (AR) glasses that could possibly be related to a smartphone.
Whereas Richard Yu didn’t reveal extra details about the machine, a newly revealed patent utility of Huawei means that the Chinese language firm can be exploring the event of AR glasses that may be related to a smartwatch, which shall be related to a smartphone.
The patent, filed by Huawei Applied sciences, was revealed within the World Mental Property Group (WIPO) on seventh February. Titled ‘Eyeglass Body’, the patent describes a light-weight, discrete and comparatively cheap AR headset.
Going by the patent, evidently the slim glasses can be utilized as an Augmented Actuality headset. Curiously, the glasses would not have a digicam, show or microphone and the person might want to have a smartwatch.
The Huawei AR glasses are additional outfitted with an adapter and a mirror. Whereas the adapter is positioned near the smartwatch, the content material is displayed on the smartwatch show by way of the mirror. The machine additionally helps audio playback.
The patent exhibits two completely different frames within the illustrations, however the placement of the smartwatch is identical. Nevertheless, there’s a slight distinction within the spectacle ft. For the glasses, each a clear and semi-transparent optical factor can be utilized.
Earlier than the Huawei AR glasses launches out there, the corporate will most likely launch a smartwatch with a digicam module first on condition that none of Huawei’s present smartwatches include assist for digicam sensors.
Earlier, in an interview with CNBC, Richard Yu had advised the timeline for the launch of this Huawei AR glasses. It may get launched by the top of this yr or early subsequent yr. Nevertheless, there’s no affirmation if the machine shall be just like the one proven on this patent or one thing completely different.