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Sony's futuristic devices help you keep your head up

Prototypes of a robot personal assistant, projector with an interactive interface and smart accessories hope to untether you from your phone.

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Smart EyeGlass

The business focused Smart EyeGlass from Sony is an augmented-reality experience custom designed for specific commercial applications that displays overlayed information at the right time and at the right place.

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Xperia Ear

Sony says this next-gen earpiece brings a seamless, hands- and eyes-free way of communicating with the world. Responding to verbal commands, the earpiece intends to provide access to information like schedules and calendar appointments, navigation, messages, weather and news.

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Xperia Agent

The Xperia Agent is a personal assistant that responds to both voice and gestures and gives you access to information as well as a bridge to controlling your connected home.

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Sony Xperia Projector

The Sony Xperia Projector is a touchscreen that projects onto any surface, responding to touch, voice, and gesture controls.

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Sony Xperia Agent

Xperia Agent's wants to be a central command for your home, as a communication assistant and home-appliance hub.

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Xperia Agent climate control

The Agent can be used to control your home's heating and cooling via voice.

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Smart EyeGlass

Sony's Smart EyeGlass overlays data for your tasks, giving relevant information and graphics.

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A view of Sony's Smart EyeGlass augmented-reality glasses and the hard-wired controller.

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​Sony Xperia Projector

Sony's Xperia Projector is still a concept, but this sort of projected interactive interface may be coming to homes soon.

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Sony Xperia Projector

Here, a fish taco recipe is projected onto the kitchen counter.

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​Sony Xperia Projector

A closer view of the front of Sony's Xperia Projector.

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Xperia Ear

Xperia Ear is a new kind of in-ear assistant that responds to voice commands and provides in-ear information.

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Xperia Ear

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Xperia Ear

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Xperia Agent lighting

The Agent can respond to commands to control a connected home's lighting.

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Schedules and events

Daily scheduling and events can be viewed on Sony's Xperia Agent.

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Voice calls

With a built-in speaker and microphone you can send and receive calls.

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​Sony Xperia Projector

The Xperia Projector displays data onto the countertop during a demo at AT&T Park in San Francisco.

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Daily weather

Get basic daily information on the Agent's display.

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Transit connect

Transit and commute information available via the Agent.

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Smart EyeGlass

A front view of Sony's Smart EyeGlass augments reality glasses.

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Smart EyeGlass

Sony's Smart EyeGlass controls.

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Smart EyeGlass

The camera capture button lets the user take still images of the work being done.

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Smart EyeGlass

The control clips on for hands-free Smart EyeGlass use.

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Smart EyeGlass

The wired controller for the Smart EyeGlass is like a mouse for the head-up display.

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Interactive weather

Simply swipe through different information screens, including the day's weather.

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Projected photos

Photos are projected onto a surface where they can be sorted and enlarged with gesture controls.

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Music interface

Select and play your music right from the countertop using the Xperia Projector.

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Big photos

Gather the family around to look at the vacation photos projected onto the tabletop.

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Note taking

Here, a recipe has been appended with additional notes, written right onto the countertop using my finger.

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