Gadget Check: Facebook enters smart glasses market

Kennith Bogan

Building Dive’s Gadget Verify collection focuses on new technologies items and their probable purposes in the construction market. ​​

Fb is breaking into the good glasses recreation. The social media large introduced last week it has partnered with Ray-Ban to make Ray-Ban Stories.

The eyeglasses, which expense $299, are capable of capturing and storing photographs and video clip, playing new music and producing mobile phone calls. The new eyeglasses don’t have virtual fact or augmented fact abilities, and are geared generally to maximizing the wearer’s social media existence and practical experience, but they could have beneficial implications for jobsite work as very well.

Ray-Ban Tales appear with two 5-megapixel cameras on the entrance, subsequent to every single of the lenses, speakers situated on the temple that purpose as open-air headphones, a touchpad and three microphones. The photos and videos are stored on the glasses till the wearer transfers them

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Deere invests in smart equipment

Kennith Bogan

Significant products producer Deere & Co. has announced a new operating design to assist it to combine tech-pushed characteristics into its construction offerings.

The innovations are centered on enabling products with onboard computers, sensors, enabled application, personal computer vision and connectivity to assist the machines be more rapidly and more successful and specific, reported Jason Daly, world director of marketing and support for the company’s Design & Forestry division. He extra that the products and solutions will assist prospects “conduct jobs far better and more rapidly, make more educated decisions, maximize uptime and make a total cycle exactly where each and every move informs the future.” 

​Daly reported that the impetus at the rear of the initiative was a recognition that Deere’s prospects are becoming more dynamic and aggressive.

“We know that the construction marketplace is fast modifying, and technological know-how is a essential driver in this evolution,” he

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