The Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies (CEATEC), Japan’s largest conference dedicated to electronics and information technology in general kicks off today in the Chiba prefecture of Japan, continuing through until October 19th.
As you can imagine virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies are set to feature during the conference. Such as Mitsubishi subsidiary Kabu.com will be demonstrating a VR trading solution at the event. On the AR side there is one familiar name in attendance – long-standing smart-glasses and firm Vuzix. Who have featured quite a lot in the news over the past couple of weeks. Vuzix, who have offices in Tokyo, will be presenting an abstract on ‘Successful Enterprise Deployments’ on October 18th. But have also revealed the list of applications that will be demoed at its booth (#S014-20) during the event.
Device Connect WebAPI
A screencast application developed by GClue with NTT DOCOMO’s opensource software on the Vuzix Blade and M300 Smart Glasses. Using Device Connect WebAPI Android phone users can wirelessly cast content from their Android mobile phone screen to the HUD of the Vuzix Blade Smart Glasses over Wi-Fi and wirelessly consume real-time content hands-free via the HUD of the Vuzix Blade. Device Connect WebAPI is an open source software application listed on GitHub and is available now for download via the Vuzix app store.
Toshiba Client Solutions
Toshiba Client Solutions will be demoing Windows 10 applications for business with the Toshiba “Powered by Vuzix” AR100 Smart Glasses.
Japan Media Systems will be demoing Live On, a web conferencing system for enterprise on the Vuzix M300 Smart Glasses.
Other partners include KDDI Research, NID, OPTiM, Shinko Shoji and Atos.
As always with Vuzix, news comes thick and fast. So we’ll no doubt have more news on them before very long. We’ll also let you know as soon as we hear anything else coming out of CEATEC. Until then keep checking VRFocus.