Google glass is making waves in the computer technology these days. If you have not heard of this new computer technology, Google glass is a high tech wearable computer glass that comes with a mounted optical display where you can watch video, take pictures and surf the internet. Some find this a marvelous technology to use but there are still others who are looking for some alternatives to Google glass. Considering that the Google glass is sold with a hooping $1500, you will certainly be interested on these top 5 alternatives to Google glass that come close to its technology but with a more affordable price.
- Telepathy One
This piece of technology gadget is quite futuristic and sleek. It has a stylish design with its Japanese developer having the concept of providing for a glass that comes with a projection display unit that will make social interaction more fun and convenient together with netspysoftware. You can take photos using the Telepathy glass, take videos and connect to the internet wirelessly. It is also comes with a Bluetooth that allows the user to connect the glass to their Smartphones. An interesting feature of Telepathy One is its 5 inch virtual display where video and images are superimposed on the glass to appear directly on your face.
- Vergence Labs’ Epiphany Wear
The Epiphany eyewear comes with a mini-computer feature that is optimized with 10 processing cores, on board storage and 720pm HD camera to snap photos directly from the eyewear. You can also watch video streams when you connect the eyewear to your Internet enabled Smartphone. Vergence Labs’ Epiphany eyewear is one of the best Google glass alternatives with a design of a stylish shade that cannot be suspected to be power packed with computer features. The glass however does not come with a display.
- Recon Jet
If you are looking for a sporty look from a glass wear, Recon Jet comes highly recommended. It is most suited for active individuals who love sports and the outdoors. The glass comes polarized, looks rugged and very lightweight. Powered by Android 4.2, this sporty glass comes with a dual core processor. You can also take photos and videos using its HD camera. To enjoy this stylish looking glass, you need to shell out a hefty $599.
- Glass Up
Glass Up takes a different approach in designing the features available for their glass. Unlike the Google glass, it does not have a camera. Its feature is only limited to viewing text messages and emails, obtaining directions, translation and other features that are available from the apps that are installed on your Smartphone. Its field view is located at the center as compared to other glasses that are displayed on the top right of the eye wear’s field of vision. It is also a cheaper alternative to Google glass at a price of $399 only.
- Innovega iOptic Contacts
This Google glass alternative offers you a unique way of enjoying the virtual world using a contact lens. The technology was funded by the National Science Foundation and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to design an innovative computer technology embedded on a contact lens with an overlay generated images from a computer. The contact lenses are created from the patented iOptik technology that comes with a natural based eyewear platform.