French company Laster technologies is looking to take on Google Glass with their new Laster SeeThru smart glasses, the company if funding the project for these new augmented reality smart glasses through Kickstarter.
According to Laster Technolgies, the SeeThru is the first genuine augmented reality glasses device, and it uses your smartphone as the See Thru’s processor, the two devices are connected using Bluetooth.
The Laster SeeThru is lightweight (just under 2 oz.) wireless augmented reality (AR) eyewear. When you wear the SeeThru, information about your surroundings pops up without disrupting your normal field of vision. The information you see changes depending on what you are seeing. For instance, if you’re looking at a mountain chain, information about each peak can pop up alongside the landscape as you take it in.
This kind of contextual information gives you a better awareness of your surroundings. There’s no looking up or down at tiny screens in the corner of your glasses with the SeeThru. Look the world straight in the eye, and the SeeThru will support you, seamlessly.
You can find out more information about the Laster SeeThru smart glasses at the link below, the creators are hoping to raise $300,000 via Kickstarter to put them into production.
Prices for the Laster SeeThru smart glasses will start at $349 and they are expected to start shipping out to customers in April if the funding goal is met.