Sony's SmartEyeglass Developer Version Up For Sale In 10 Countries

Two months after Sony first revealed its dorky augmented-reality (AR) glasses, the technology giant has made the $840 spectacles available for sale in 10 countries.

The smart glasses have already been on preorder in some countries and were originally touted for an early March launch, but they're now available in the following markets: Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, U.K., and U.S.

Sony's SmartEyeglass Developer Version Up For Sale In 10 Countries

After GoogleGlass shuffled out of the limelight, Sony's SmartEyeglass(Developer Edition) is launched in 10 countries.

However, the somewhat goofy design, limited functionality, and whopping $840 price tag is likely to ensure most people steer well clear of this particular gadget. Oh, and there's also the small matter of whether anyone's even interested in owning such a device, an issue Google is likely looking into as it considers if and how to move forward with a revamped version of Glass.

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The super-thick rims on Sony's SmartEyeglass gadget mean that unless you're the type that really loves to draw attention to yourself, you'll be unlikely to step out in public with these stuck on your face.

They make use of unique hologyam optics. The Augmented Reality Device from Sony offers a true augmented reality experience also. There is a wire and a seperate controller attached to the device and the battery runs dry in one hour if when using its 3MP camera. The visionary revolution that Sony wants to bring about in the world is right now more suited for the developers around the globe.

The Japanese Tech giant might just impress us with a better design and a more realistic, affordable and practical eyewear in the recent future. We're keeping our fingers crossed to see the next and better version of Sony's SmartEyeglass

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