Lenovo has announced their T1 glasses, which aren’t a VR or AR device, but are meant to serve as a “virtual monitor” that you wear on your face. The company says the Micro OLED displays inside the glasses provide a 1920 x 1080 resolution for each eye.
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“Compatible with many of today’s modern smartphones, tablets, and laptops with full-function USB-C, the Lenovo Glasses T1 offers superb image quality, high-efficiency optics for extended battery life, and is lightweight so users can explore and enjoy content well beyond the limited screen size of mobile devices.”
The frames can accommodate prescription lenses within them, i.e. between your eyes and the screen. It’s too bad the technology isn’t such that the screens themselves could be adjusted for your vision, obviating the need to buy another set of lenses.
I’m trying to think of how I could use these in my daily life, and I’m drawing a blank. Then again, I’m not the target market. Lenovo says these are aimed at gamers who want to play on-the-go as well as those “working on private business-critical documents on a PC in public spaces.” Those same workers could, I suppose, while the day away on Reddit without their boss knowing.
Lenovo says the T1 glasses are going on sale in China this year, and will be in “select markets” in 2023.