• Intel abandons Vaunt smart glasses project

    4 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    It might just be time for Intel admit that's not great at this whole wearables thing. A few months after their flashy online debut , the Vaunt smart glasses are dead, the chipmaker has confirmed. Some things, it seems, are just too beautiful to live - or receive sufficient investment from their parent company.
    The news originally surfaced via a report from The Information , which also notes that this reportedly marks the final nail in the long, drawn out of death of the company's New Devices Group.
    The department appears to have been struggling for a while now - in late 2016, the group was...
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  • Intel Is Killing Its Google Glass-Like Project, Vaunt

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    If you were desperately looking forward to trying Intel's non-dorky Vaunt smart glasses , then you'd better sit down for this: the project's off.
    While Google Glass inspired the term “glasshole” thanks to its awkward, invasive appearance, Vaunt-known internally at Intel intc as “Superlight”-was supposed to look like a plain old pair of spectacles, discreetly projecting images onto the user's eyeball.
    Intel showed off Vaunt/Superlight just a couple months ago, but now it's shutting down the entire division behind that and other wearable and augmented reality projects.
    As first reported by...
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