OPPO just announced Air Glass, the company’s latest aR (assisted Reality) device with Spark Micro Projector and MariSilicon X imaging NPU for smartphones on the first day of INNO Day 2021 event, as it had promised.
OPPO Air Glass
The Air Glass weighs just 30 grams, and the company says that it is one of the lightest monocle waveguide devices in the industry inspired by the wings of the cicada, giving it its lightweight and minimalist appearance.
OPPO adds the glasses will enhance your work and your workouts with a self-developed spark micro projector and four intuitive methods of interaction – touch, voice, hand gestures, and head movements. It provides practical functions such as navigation, health data monitoring, teleprompter, and live speech-to-text translation.
Light, thin, beautiful 🤩#OPPOAirGlass will enhance your work AND your workouts with our self-developed spark micro projector 📽️ and four intuitive methods of interaction – touch, voice, hand gestures, and head movements.#OPPOINNODAY2021 pic.twitter.com/t5HGtHrPrr
— OPPO (@oppo) December 14, 2021
OPPO Air Glass is equipped with a self-developed compact projection system — the Spark Micro Projector — and a bespoke optical diffraction waveguide, delivering a vivid and sharp aR display in all types of environments.
The device can be operated using OPPO smartphones and smartwatches. It also supports different intuitive interactions such as touch, voice, and motion controls, enabling users to obtain the information quickly and conveniently.
OPPO Air Glass Limited Edition will come in full-frame in Black and half-frame in Silver version in two sizes and will launch in China in Q1, 2022. It will also launch OPPO Smart Glass SDK that includes custom version of Baidu maps for the developers soon.
OPPO MariSilicon X NPU
The MariSilicon X is the company’s first self-developed dedicated imaging NPU with embedded HDR & NR AI algorithms for rich and vivid color reproduction under even the toughest of light conditions. It has 6nm architecture, realtime RAW processing, and up to 20x faster 4K AI performance.
The Multi-tier Memory Architecture promises incredible image processing power with ultra-high power efficiency. MariSilicon X enables 4K AI Night Video to be captured in the RAW domain using complete image data for the first time on Android smartphones.
The OPPO MariSilicon X Imaging NPU will be introduced first on the Find X Series in Q1 2022, which the company says will be the most advanced commercialized imaging NPU on a smartphone till date.
During the second day of the event tomorrow, December 15, OPPO will unveil Find N, its first foldable smartphone and retractable camera tech.