Toshiba has made availabille its dynaEdge AR Smart Glasses solution, which combines a Windows 10 Pro PC with the feature set of industrial-grade smart glasses, starting at $1,900.
The solution is designed to assist businesses mobilize their frontline and field workers and improve business outcomes. It is actually a Windows-based PC that can be worn to provide augmented reality for the job site, and operated using voice and touch HMD technologies, keeping hands free for hands-on work.
Toshiba's new AR solution includes the dynaEdge DE-100 Mobile Mini PC, dynaEdge AR100 Head Mounted Display (HMD), Lens-Less Frame, USB-C Cable with Cable Clip and carrying case.
For developers looking to design software for the smart glasses, Toshiba will offer Developer's Kits with two different configurations - Basic and Performance to best meet a variety of industrial applications. Pricing starts at $2,399.99.
Both Developer's Kits will feature the following hardware: dynaEdge DE-100 Mobile Mini PC, dynaEdge AR100 Head Mounted Display (HMD), Lens-Less Frame, USB-C Cable with Cable Clip and carrying case. The kits will also include Toshiba's Vision DE Suite (One-Year, Single-User License), SDK, Management Console and App Launcher. To differentiate to the two kits, Toshiba will offer processor, memory and SSD options for the dynaEdge DE-100 Mobile Mini PC.
Toshiba developed its dynaEdge AR Smart Glasses solutions to meet the demands of enterprise workplaces through the adoption of 6th Generation Intel Core M Processors, Intel HD Graphics and Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 802.11ac Wi-Fi.
The AR solution is powered by Toshiba's proprietary software, Vision DE Suite. For fast navigation, device functions are grouped into three color-coded menu categories: Communications, File Viewer and Tools. From these three menus, users can take photos, record and stream live video, save and retrieve documents, access diagrams, receive text messages and communicate through live video calls using Skype. In addition to on-device services, the software offers IT manager and organizations with file synchronization and centralized device management capabilities.
Toshiba's new AR solution provides Document Viewing, Live Video Calls, See-What-I-See, Photo/Video Capture, Alerts/Messaging.