Opera Touch, one service using Sony’s SmartEyeglass, launched last month in Spain bringing augmented reality smart glasses to the opera. Read more in the blog post “Augmented reality at the opera with SmartEyeglass launched in Spain” at Sony Developer World.
The free Theme Creator tool from Sony, allows designers to easily create themes for Xperia™ devices. The latest version, Theme Creator 1.0.0 BETA comes with enhancements that include a simplified UI, clearer navigation and over 500 editable graphical resources. There’s also new tutorial videos to help you get started.
We’re excited to let you know about our upcoming public SDK, allowing the creation of AR effects for use with Sony’s own AR effect app on Xperia devices. The SDK should be available by the end of this month.
This week, SmartEyeglass have a booth at CES, the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, featuring new demos and use cases. One of the demos is from APX Labs which uses SmartEyeglass as a heads up display with a wearable barcode scanner. We invited Jay Kim, the Chief Strategy Officer from APX Labs, to discuss the real benefit of smart glasses for material handling.
Sony SmartEyeglass, the augmented reality binocular glasses, will have a dedicated booth at CES (the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada), Jan 6-9th 2016. If you’d like to see how SmartEyeglass could enhance your business or enterprise using augmented reality, visit us at the booth during CES.
A few months ago, we announced the availability of recovery mode for a range of unlocked Xperia devices. Support for this feature is now available on previously unsupported, unlocked devices – Xperia Z3 Compact, Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, Xperia Z3, Xperia Z2 Tablet, and Xperia Z2. Find out more about how to use recovery mode for kernel development and troubleshooting after the jump.
Developer World recently caught up with Martin Fodor, a founding member of AndroPixel Studios (APS), to discuss the beginnings of the company, what success means to them, and their methods for creation and promotion of Xperia themes. Check out the interview below.
To make it easier for community developers to work with the Xperia™ devices supported in our Open Device program, we are now providing instructions for how to access the UART ports on these. UART ports are extremely useful when working on embedded development, and are commonly used by developers to observe boot and debug messages, interact with the system via a shell, and for kernel development. Click on read more to go straight to the instructions.