Epson, providers of the Moverio® augmented reality (AR) smart eyewear platform, today announced the immediate availability of its Moverio BT-300 Developer Edition. The new AR platform is designed for software developers creating new experiences in augmented reality. Additionally, the highly anticipated Moverio BT-300 Drone Edition glasses will be available to pilots later this month. Optimized for use with DJI hardware, the Moverio BT-300 Drone Edition glasses will enhance the safety, productivity and capabilities of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

The Moverio BT-300 Developer Edition is the lightest Si-OLED (organic light emitting diode) digital display technology binocular, see-though augmented reality smart glasses available1. Featuring Epson's unique silicon-based Si-OLED digital display technology, the glasses are powered by the Android 5.1 OS and run on a quad core Intel® Atom™ X5 processor. This powerful Moverio platform enables developers to create life-like 3D AR experiences, while being more than 70% lighter than Epson's first generation glasses. A 5 mega pixel front-facing camera and on-board sensors enable the Moverio BT-300 to recognize objects in the real world. The Si-OLED projection system can then seamlessly render 3D content in the real world, with no display background or edges in the field of view. Currently available for purchase, the Moverio BT-300 Developer Edition holds a suggested retail price of $779. Read More