LONG BEACH, Calif. – Epson, providers of the Moverio augmented reality (AR) smart glasses platform, today announced both the availability of the new Moverio BT-350 ANSI Edition smart glasses, and the release of the Upskill® Skylight® AR platform on Moverio. The availability of Upskill’s award-winning software with the new BT-350 ANSI Edition allows the Moverio platform to be used in a variety of commercial environments, with the goal of driving greater worldwide adoption of the technology.
Skylight, Upskill’s AR software platform interface allows hands-on workers to get the job done faster and more accurately by connecting them to the people, information and equipment they need while remaining hands-free to focus on their tasks and their tools.
“Epson was one of the first companies to see the value of smart glasses in the enterprise and their Moverio hardware is an established, trusted name in the market.” said Brian Ballard, CEO and co-founder, Upskill. “By offering the Skylight platform on the Moverio BT-350 ANSI Edition smart glasses, we add increased choice for our customers looking to adopt high quality, industrial-grade AR devices to their operations to drive significant performance improvements across their workforce.”
Designed to be worn in environments that require safety glasses, the new Moverio BT-350 ANSI model includes indoor and outdoor safety shields that meet ANSI Z87.1 safety certification requirements. Featuring a flexible and durable hinge-based headset, the Moverio BT-350 ANSI smart glasses can be worn comfortably on a wide range of head sizes.
Upskill has received numerous awards for Skylight, including recognition as a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, Gartner Cool Vendor, Hannover Messe Hermes Award Finalist, and most recently, Augmented World Expo’s “AR Best in Show,” to name a few. On average, customers using Skylight on smart glasses see a 32 percent performance improvement in use cases that span manufacturing, logistics and field services. Skylight on the Moverio BT350 ANSI Edition creates a smart-safety glass solution for use anywhere eye protection is required for a safe working environment.
“Since Epson launched its first iteration of the Moverio smart glasses seven years ago, we have been diligently working to enhance the technology to meet the demands of end-users, including the need for an ANSI edition of the Moverio glasses,” said Michael Leyva, product manager, augmented reality solutions, Epson. “We’re confident that addressing this workplace safety requirement and collaborating with Upskill, will enable enterprises to accelerate smart glasses adoption across the workforce.”
Support and Availability The new Moverio BT-350 ANSI smart glasses will be available in July 2018 for $1,199 (USD) through authorized Epson resellers and Epson.com. For additional information on the Moverio BT-350 ANSI Glasses please visit: https://epson.com/moverio-augmented-reality-smart-glasses-for-multi-users?pg=3#sn