Vuzix’s Google Glass competitor finally works

For the last two years at CES we’ve checked out the augmented reality eyewear made by the Rochester, NY company Vuzix. It went from a proof of concept in 2013 to a hands on with a looped demo video in 2014. This year, the product is finally finished and operational. We tried on a pair and found it pretty similar to Google Glass, a small screen project in the corner of our vision that we could read well enough. We could scroll through a few different services, like maps and a live video feed from the built in camera. But despite the assurances from Vuzix that the device was also stylish, we aren’t going to be wearing this around the office anytime soon.

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