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April 24, 2014 AT 9:00 am

DIY Video Glasses for Raspberry Pi #3DThursday #3DPrinting

3D Printed Video Glasses for Raspberry Pi

If you missed your chance to buy a Google Glass, try this project. You can hack this wearable video display to make your own glasses ­mounted wearable computer, powered with a Raspberry Pi.

Our 3D Printed design turns this display into a google glass like form factor. It easily clips to your prescription glasses, and can display any kind of device with Composite Video like a Raspberry Pi.

NTSC/PAL Video Glasses

A pair of these wearable video glasses sets you back about 100 bucks, and the 3d printed parts are a free download on Thingiverse. I printed these out to fit my glasses, but with a little CAD hacking, it can be adjusted to attach to nearly anything so you can customize the design to match your style.

DIY Video Glasses for Raspberry Pi

Full Tutorial at The Adafruit Learning System
Thingiverse Download on our Thingiverse Profile


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2 Comments

  1. I used this for my own wearable computer project:
    http://imgur.com/a/f4eD9#0

  2. I use this in my own wearable computer project:
    http://imgur.com/a/f4eD9#0

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