Smart Glasses

Technology • Smartphones, Hardware & Gadgets
Razer releases smart glasses with wireless audio
Razer releases smart glasses with wireless audio
Credit: Razer

Singaporean-American multinational technology company Razer Inc. has officially announced the Anzu Smart Glasses, "eyewear with built-in headphones for immersive audio", and with an integrated blue light filter.

"Rethink eyewear with the Razer Anzu—open-ear audio glasses that protect your eyes and immerse your ears. With built-in speakers hidden in its frame, taking in the sights and sounds now has a whole new meaning," the production description reads. "Its blue light lenses filter by 35% to protect your eyes, reducing eyestrain, so they feel fresh and focused while enjoying entertainment or working, while the polarized replacement lenses shield your eyes from the sun with 99% UVA/UVB protection."

Technology • Internet & Web
Google acquires smart glasses company "North"
Google acquires smart glasses company "North"
Credit: Image Composition: Pendect; Logos via Google & North

On Tuesday, Google announced that it has acquired North, "a pioneer in human computer interfaces and smart glasses," that was founded in 2021.

"They've built a strong technology foundation, and we're excited to have North join us in our broader efforts to build helpful devices and services," so Google's announcement. "North’s technical expertise will help as we continue to invest in our hardware efforts and ambient computing future."

North has also issued a statement on their website: "We are excited to announce today that North has been acquired by Google. [...] Over the last while, it became clear that aligning with Google would significantly advance our shared vision."