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Lumus DK-40 Glass with True AR

As Google’s Glass continues to develop, competitors are already standing by to give it a run for its money. The Lumus DK-40 promises full augmented reality support for its pair, meaning that unlike Google’s headset which slides in notifications via a separate display block, the DK-40′s entire right lens is actually a 640 x 480 display.

This allows for graphics to be directly laid on top of your real-world view, not unlike the HUD you’ll see in most first-person view video games. The Android-powered DK-40 features a VGA-resolution display with a 25-degree field of view while the block section on the side that houses all the sensitive hardware such as the processor, battery and sensors is outfitted with a five-megapixel camera. Its estimated run time is between one and two hours of use based on Lumus’s early tests.

However, Lumus doesn’t necessarily plan to take the DK-40 straight to the consumer market with a mass-produced headset but rather, aims to promote its lens technology to be adopted by other OEMs. It plans to release its development kit sometime in early 2014.

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