Sony SmartEyeglass

Augmented Reality Glasses and the SmartEyeglass SDK.
End Market(s):  All End Markets

Company Type:  Platform Developer

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Summary:  Sony’s Augmented Reality smart glasses system and associated controller and software developer kit.




Sony is a global technology and media conglomerate.

Product / Service Offerings:

SmartEyeglass – augmented reality eyewear with a wired controller that pairs with a number of compatible Android devices. Features include:

  • Bionocular, see-through monochrome 8-bit display with more than 85% transmittance
  • 3 MP camera for still images.
  • Accelerometer, gyropscope, electronic compass, brightness sensor, microphone, and noise suppression sub microphone.
  • Wireless LAN and Bluetooth connection to the host Android device.

SmartEyeglass SDK – a software development kit for creating augmented reality apps for the Sony SmartEyeglass. It allows developers to access the camera, GPS and sensors, superimpose information and graphics in front of the user’s eyes, and assists users in a wide range of use cases.

The SmartEyeglass SDK comes with sample code and an emulator. Tutorials, design guidelines, in-depth developer guides, API references, test and publishing guidelines, and support information are available on SDK website.

Customers: TBD

Competitors: Atheer, DAQRI, Epson, Meta, Microsoft HoloLensSix15 Technologies, Vuzix, XOEye Technologies