Collaborative project delivers glare resistant Augmented Reality glasses

Inuitive’s and Heptagon’s technologies enable HiScene’s next generation AR for indoor and outdoor applications

Santa Clara CA, Bejing CN, Ra’anana IL, November 14, 2016: HiScene, Inuitive and Heptagon announced today they have teamed up to take Augmented Reality (AR) another step forward with HiAR Glasses, HiScene’s next generation of AR glasses. The companies worked together to develop a complete solution for advanced 3D depth sensing and AR/VR applications that delivers excellent performance even in changing light conditions and outdoors. HiAR Glasses incorporate Inuitive’s NU3000 Computer Vision Processor and Heptagon’s advanced illumination. The combined technologies provide a superior and seamless user experience, marking a new standard in the current market.

Augmented-Reality-glassesThe glasses’ AR operating system provides stereoscopic interactivity, 3D gesture perception, intelligent speech recognition, natural image recognition, inertial measuring unit (IMU) displayed with an improved 3D graphical user interface.

“We are committed to providing the best possible user experience to our customers, and for this reason we have partnered with Inuitive and Heptagon to create the most intelligent AR glasses available on the market,” says Chris Liao, CEO of HiScene. “The technologies implemented provide a seamless experience in a robust and compact format, without compromising on battery life.”

Inuitive’s NU3000 serves AR Glasses by providing 3D depth sensing and computer vision capabilities. This solution acts also as a smart sensors hub to accurately time-stamp and synchronize multiple sensors in a manner that off-loads the application processor and shortens the development time. “Inuitive’s solution allows Hiscene to provide the reliability, latency and performance its customers expect,” says Shlomo Gadot, CEO of Inuitive. “With Inuitive technology, AR products and applications can now be used outdoors without the sunlight interfering or damaging their efficacy thanks to cameras featuring depth perception.”

Heptagon provides unique IR Pattern Illuminators, which were chosen to handle changing light conditions and plain surfaces.  In addition, the range and Field of Illumination features of Heptagon’s LIMA stereo pattern projector ensure superior lighting and added texture for higher-quality images.

“Our Wide Field of Illumination provides better gesture recognition, and our miniaturization technologies enable ultra-small, high performance, low power components for 3D AR/VR applications,” says Dr. Erik H. Volkerink, Heptagon’s Chief Business Officer and Executive Vice President.

 

About Hiscene

HISCENE (www.hiscene.com), founded in 2012, is a world’s leading augmented reality company focusing on developing augmented reality technologies and products. HISCENE is committed to providing the most natural user interaction coupled with its data mining capabilities. HISCENE has developed cutting-edge technologies in computer vision, human-computer interaction, and artificial intelligence, and it frequently wins in international technique competitions in these fields. In 2015, HISCENE introduced the first AR development platform (HiAR SDK) and the first intelligent interactive AR glasses (HiAR Glasses) in China. Based on the core AR technology, in 2016 HISCENE launches a complete suite of AR products and AR services, integrating the HiAR fundamental technology platform, content platform, and intelligent terminal.

About Inuitive

Inuitive (www.inuitive-tech.com) is an Israeli company founded in March 2012; NU3000 is the company’s flagship product and a leading solution for 3D depth sensing and CV processing in mobile platforms. Augmented Reality as well as Virtual Reality, Drones, Robots and Autonomous cars are few of the many applications that enjoy the INUITIVE solution. NU3000 is already in mass production.

About Heptagon

IHEPTAGON (www.hptg.com) provides complete, simple and seamless 3D imaging, illumination, sensing, and connectivity solutions powering the Interface of Things(tm) and Mobile Innovation. We enable new and unique ways for people to interact and interface with a smart connected world. With over 2 billion units shipped and 20 years of industry firsts in miniaturizing and integrating complex optical, mechanical, electrical, wireless and software systems, Heptagon has industry leading technology and services to enhance our customer’s competitiveness. Backed by world-class investors, Heptagon is a global company with research and development, sales and customer services teams located in Singapore, Switzerland, Silicon Valley and Hermosa Beach USA, Taiwan and China.

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