The Epson Moverio BT-300

At Mobile World Congress, Epson demoed its latest smart glasses, the Moverio BT-300. Twenty percent lighter than its predecessor, the device uses an OLED screen to project images in front of your eyes.

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Seeing another perspective

Although a bit dorky looking, the glasses let users watch videos, view diagrams and apps, and control VR content.

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Going clear

The glasses beam an image into your vision that looks rather lovely, and there's a translucency to the picture that gives the picture a sci-fi feel. Black areas of the "display" will come through as completely transparent.

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Always camera ready

On the front is a 5-megapixel front-facing camera to capture photos.

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Extra equipment

The glasses feature a wired controller and an Android 5.1-powered base unit.

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Comfortable and lightweight

Its nose pad is now made out of silicon for a much more comfortable fit.

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Tether together

A closer look at the glasses' wired tether.

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Control in your hands

You'll need a physical controller to navigate the headset.

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And of course, drones

The Moverio BT-300 can be used to control drones, and it's powered by a quad-core Intel Atom X5 processor and t


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Hours of wear

The device's battery life has also been improved and extended to up to six hours.

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Style it up

A few different design configurations and options were also displayed.

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A high price to pay

Unlike other Epson glasses, the Moverio BT-300 is aimed for the consumer market instead of enterprise. It will be available in October 2016 for a pricey 800 Euros (or $885, £625, AU$1,230). For more info on new wearables, check out CNET's full coverage of MWC 2016.

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