In a move to offer augmented reality solutions to business and enterprise users, Lenovo at its Accelerate conference in Orlando has launched a new AR - VR system that is named as ThinkReality - which has two parts namely device (A6) and cloud agnostic AR software platform.
Starting with ThinkReality software platform, the company claims that ThinkReality is "Designed to help enterprise workers use AR applications to receive assistance, reduce repair times, eliminate errors, streamline complex workflows, improve training quality, collaborate, and save money."
Also, it is an excellent tools for architects, artists, engineers, etc., for viewing the 3D renderings of their creations before they are physically built.
When it comes to the features of A6, the AR headset is powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC (Android-based compute box) and features Intel Movidius chipset for vision processing, with Lumus Waveguide optics. The AR glasses sports two 1080p displays with 16:9 aspect ratio and 40-degree diagonal FoV (Field of View).
Besides these, there are two fish eye lenses on the front, 13MP RGB camera unit, depth sensors, Inertial Measurement unit (IMU), onboard microphone for voice control, built-in headphone jack and speakers. The 6800mAh removable battery lasts up to 4 hours and users can still use the headset when plugged in for powering up.
Weighing just 380gm, the headset is claimed to be the lightest AR fully featured device with just 380gm, the headset packs regular input options like voice commands, gesture controls, head tracking, gaze controls, 3DoF (Degree of Freedom) hand controller.
As of now, there are no pricing and availability details of the A6 or its software platform.
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