Epson Wins rAVe Awards For AR Smartglasses

Epson Moverio line of smartglasses gets recognition at InfoComm RAVe Awards.

Epson may be best known to consumers for its range of printers, scanner and projectors, but the Japanese tech company also produces a range of smartglasses using augmented reality (AR) technology. Its Moverio line of smartglasses have been used for business applications and for uses such as piloting drones. During the recent InfoComm 2017 awards, Epson snagged towards for its Moverio smartglasses.

The rAVe Best of InfoComm Awards are designed to honor products that have been showcased at InfoComm. “Our Best of InfoComm Awards are totally unique, as a manufacturer cannot pay to enter them, they cannot nominate themselves, and we do not award them from a list of limited entries,” said Gary Kayye, founder and editor-in-chief, rAVe Publications. “We literally go to every single booth at InfoComm and collectively pick the best of the best we see on the show floor.”

The Epson Moverio BT-350 AR smart Glasses gained recognition for its capability as offering remote technical assistance, as well as training applications and applications involving the medical, logistics and manufacturing fields.

The Epson Moverio BT-300 FPV Drone Edition smart glasses, meanwhile, were recognised for being ‘Best in class’ for FPV drone pilots, with its remote image capture and broadcasting receiving much praise.

“We are honored to be recognized this year by rAVe for our innovative products and developments shown at InfoComm 2017,” said Richard Miller, director of projector product management, Epson America, Inc. “Epson remains committed to driving the future of display technology with our core devices at the heart of every product as a key differentiator.”

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