Augmented reality with Epson's viewer

Augmented reality even more surprising with Epson's new Moverio BT-200 viewer, the first device of the Japanese company equipped with technology Augmented Reality usable both on the road and at home.

Equipped with binocular viewer with transparent lenses that project the entire field of view of the user, the main innovations of this device for augmented reality Compared to the previous BT-100 model, however, the dimensions are reduced by half and the extraordinarily low weight of 88 grams, 58% less than the BT-100.

The viewer for the augmented reality Epson's Moverio BT-200, as well as the previous one launched in 2011, is part of the now large range of wearable technological devices that are conquering the public and which, according to many analysts, represent the future of technology: increasingly sophisticated, light and which, in fact, can be worn as garments.


A few numbers per capie. The worldwide turnover of devices for the augmented reality, which was $ 8 billion in 2013, will reach $ 19 billion by 2017 (source: Futuresource Consulting, Wearable technology market report, November 2013). The growth promises to be overwhelming.

Not to disappoint, Epson has made the Moverio BT-200 a viewer for the augmented reality equipped with numerous features able to offer an enriched digital view of the real world. Front camera, gyroscope, GPS, compass and accelerometer make the viewer able to accurately detect movements in the surrounding environment by the user.

Moverio BT-200 allows you to view an image equivalent to that reproduced on a 320-inch (8.12 meters) screen with qHD resolution. In addition to offering users an optimal experience in augmented reality thanks to the advanced software, the viewer also allows you to watch 2D and 3D movies with integrated Dolby Digital Plus.


New horizons not only for watching movies, but also for games and applications. The intuitive multi-touch trackpad ensures maximum control, while the headset's dual core 1.2 GHz processor for augmented reality allows the rapid execution of applications. The battery life of six hours is sufficient to avoid the risk of breakdowns at the most beautiful.

Epson has announced the availability of the headset for the augmented reality Moverio BT-200 from May 2014 at the price of 699 euros. According to the findings of Epson itself, which claims to have obtained data from the manufacturers' websites updated to November 2013, the least expensive competitor product with similar characteristics is offered at a price of 4,699 euros.


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