Epson has announced the launch in India of its wearable display device – the Epson Moverio BT-100 see-through mobile viewer, which operates on the Google Android 2.2 Froyo platform. According to Epson, the “revolutionary mobile entertainment viewer lets you experience larger than life movies, images and more with crystal clarity.”
The Epson Moverio BT-100 projects an 80-inch perceived ‘floating’ display 5 metres away from the user and it can be used for for web browsing, playing games, watching videos and interacting with content privately. The device also allows the user to see what’s around with its see-through ability.
Specs highlights for the BT-100 include six hours of battery life, Dolby mobile surround sound, the ability to run apps like YouTube, which has a huge reservoir of 3D content. It has 1GB of internal memory, and supports 32GB microSDHC cards. The user-interface is controlled by a touch-enabled trackpad and navigation buttons.
It is priced at Rs. 42,900 and will be available in major retail outlets in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore & Hyderabad.