LG Uplus will launch augmented reality glasses before the end of the year July 15, 2020 – Posted in: Smartphone news
If augmented reality glasses already exist, they are currently not products for the general public. But that should change in the next ten years. In 2019, Facebook announced at its Oculus Connect conference that it was working on augmented reality glasses. In a release earlier this year, Mark Zuckerberg rated augmented reality as one of the main trends for new technologies for the next ten years. “Although I expect phones to remain our main device for most of this decade, sometime in the 2020s we will have revolutionary augmented reality glasses that will redefine our relationship with technology.” the boss of Facebook had declared.
For its part, Apple has not yet announced the development of AR glasses, but Tim Cook’s interest in this technology, as well as Cupertino patents and acquisitions, suggest that this is the case. . In addition, recent rumors suggest that the “Apple Glass” could even be launched this year.
In South Korea, the operator wants to use LG Uplus Augmented Reality to improve its 5G offering
In South Korea, the future augmented reality glasses from Apple and Facebook will definitely have to face another competitor: the AR glasses from LG Uplus. Reminder: LG Uplus is the telecommunications branch of LG Corporation and one of the main operators in the country Calm Morning.
This week we learn from an article by the Yonhap news agency that LG Uplus will launch augmented reality glasses in the third quarter. The product was developed in cooperation with the Chinese company Nreal and will weigh 88 grams. We also know that it works with smartphones, but only supports Android devices. According to Yonhaps’s explanations, LG Uplus’ goal is to use its augmented reality glasses to attract customers to 5G offerings that will help them enjoy games and multimedia content.
Otherwise, the latest rumors about AR glasses from Apple indicate that it is also an accessory for the iPhone, but not a standalone device.