Sony's Google Glass competitor is now available for pre-order at nearly half the price

By Shawn Knight · 14 replies
Feb 17, 2015
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  1. If you thought Google Glass looked obtrusive, wait until you get a load of Sony's hi-tech eyewear. It's called the SmartEyeglass Developer Edition SED-E1 and unlike the search giant's wireless solution, it's tethered to a "box" that houses many of...

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  2. Kibaruk

    Kibaruk TechSpot Paladin Posts: 3,285   +901

    It doesn't look really cool to me =/
  3. They look like BCG's to me... (Birth Control Glasses) Cause you aint getting laid while wearing them.
    Julio Franco likes this.
  4. AnonymousSurfer

    AnonymousSurfer TS Guru Posts: 452   +40

    Good job Sony, you've just wasted more money on pointless products and will end up taking money out of your working products (the PS4) to fund garbage like this. Why do they keep doing this to themselves
  5. cmbjive

    cmbjive TS Booster Posts: 777   +138

    Do the glasses come with a really cute Japanese girl? No? No sale, then.
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  6. No ones cumming with glasses like that! ;)
  7. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,715   +3,692

    Yeah, we get the picture. Shut up. Go back to your porn site.
  8. ryan29121

    ryan29121 TS Booster Posts: 174

    These look hideous
  9. Jesus Wept!!!
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  10. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,215   +177

    It must be really hard to make a HUD monitor in an eyeglass frame which looks attractive. I know these things are developer products, not necessarily consumer items. But man, aesthetics aren't pleasing. I don't want to strap a Sony button to my chest and hulking goggles to my face. Functionality, I think there's room for this type of technology. If it can't look nice, just put it in my smartphone's display. Thanks.
  11. CaptainTom

    CaptainTom TS Maniac Posts: 302   +132

    Really cool. Just find a way to not have it look retarded please lol
  12. GhostRyder

    GhostRyder This guy again... Posts: 2,198   +593

    I love the idea, the interface, and the whole concept but even for a developer kit those things make me laugh. Just make it a little slimmer please Sony and figure out a better way than have that box attached to a cord like that with the next design.
  13. Puiu

    Puiu TS Evangelist Posts: 2,652   +1,092

    God, they look awful. Did it turn out looking like that because of the hardware limitations the designers had?
  14. Emexrulsier

    Emexrulsier TS Evangelist Posts: 574   +72

    LOL soon as I saw that vid my first thought was "OMG What a steaming pile of horse ****!"
  15. abysal

    abysal TS Booster Posts: 114   +40

    Unless you're into ski goggles when you go out on the town club'in.

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