Reply to post: Re: Run for it

With a warehouse of unsold AR goggles, Magic Leap has a brainwave… let’s rebadge ‘em and sell to business!

jmch Silver badge

Re: Run for it

"All I want is a pair of light glasses...."

If you look at where smartwatches that try to do everything are compared to more focused training watches, I think such glasses would be a hit. Smartwatches have much too low battery life and are still relatively complicated and very expensive compared to a dedicated running watch that 'just' does location/speed and heart rate.

You don't need super-resolution display, you don't even need colour. Just some numbers in the peripheral vision on a HUD. I'm not saying it's easy to create, just that the challenges are an order of magnitude less than a 'full' VR. And a market that is specific, existant, and willing to pay reasonable amounts.

Whoever manages to crack that will have a hit on their hands

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