SEP 9, 2021
Amazon also sells Echo Frames, eyeglasses with a speaker connection to Alexa. Disruption, Integration, and Leverage. Amazon created a new market with the Echo, in part to gain a foothold in the nascent market for voice assistants. Echo also integrates with other parts of the smart home, where Amazon continues to invest, notably with the 2018 purchase of smart home security camera company Ring.
MAR 26, 2020
That’s why Warby Parker is not just eyeglasses but optical health and fashion that offers eye exams and recently launched contacts brand Scout. Away positions itself not as a luggage brand but as a travel brand expanding into travel-friendly wellness and apparel products.
MAR 5, 2020
Panasonic’s prototype “VR Eyeglasses” are an improvement over most of today’s headsets. Built with flat and thin “pancake” lenses that improve picture quality and reduce size, they draw on other Panasonic technologies to offer ultra-high-resolution OLED displays that support HDR (high dynamic range) and integrated audio via earbuds.
JAN 23, 2020
Amazon and Google designed their CES exhibits around voice assistants (Alexa and Google Assistant, respectively) and touted multilingual voice integration into nearly every gadget imaginable—from TVs to eyeglasses and jewelry to vehicles.