Lenovo unveiled new AR headset ‘daystAR’

Lenovo unveiled new AR headset ‘daystAR’

Lenovo unveiled a new standalone AR (Augmented Reality) headset ‘daystAR’ at the third annual Tech World Innovation Summit.

“We believe an intelligent future makes people’s lives better, and that starts with smart devices. Cloud enabled devices – such as PCs, tablets, smartphones, smart speakers, smart TV and AR/VR – bring you content, services, and experiences in a new way.” Chief Technology Officer of Lenovo, Yong Rui said.

Lenovo daystAR
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Lenovo’s daystAR headset has independent vision processing unit and free-formed surface lenses with a 40-degree field of view, which is similar to the FOV on Microsoft’s HoloLens. It does not need to be connected to a phone or a PC.

The battery life should last for at least an hour. The developers can use daystAR platform to scan, upload, editing 3D content and create applications across a variety of industries. At this stage, it is just a concept. This headset may take sometime to come to market.

Lenovo SmartCast+
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Lenovo also showed off its the speakers with voice assistants, SmartCast+, which is very similar to Amazon’s Echo. The other one is SmartVest, an ECG-equipped piece of clothing that can monitor your heart rhythm 24/7.

Lenovo SmartVest
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