Are Smart Glasses About To Take Off? #WearableWednesday

Smart glasses are getting ready for an iPad moment in 2022 CNET

An interesting outlook on the future of wearables with some added insight from the recent CES 2022. Will Apple be able to mainstream an AR wearable? Via CNet:

Many products shown off at CES 2022 were about future tech, like cars that change color, robot butlers or invisible headphones. But with rumors that Apple may announce its own take on an augmented reality or virtual reality device sometime this year, companies already making such products are getting dragged into the present.

That leaves Apple with an opportunity to jump in, analysts say. “Apple’s headset reveal will be a powerful statement that it means business when it comes to metaverse,” Loup Ventures analyst Gene Munster wrote in December, adding the company’s “investing heavily,” a sentiment backed by years of reports about prototypes and initiatives coming out of Cupertino.

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