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Remote Help & Point of View

The ThirdEye remote help Point of View application was one of the first apps our team developed. The reason for developing this application was its universal use. The ability that “See-What-I-See” has a transformational impact across many industries. From telehealth in healthcare

to aiding remote workers in logistics to tutoring students in an educational setting. The ThirdEye app on our X1 Smart Glasses is impacting many sectors, from small/mid-sized companies to Fortune 500 organizations.

 

AR in Organizations

 

Some organizations have noted a 33% savings in operational efficiency with ThirdEye. Some Key Performance Indicators are more likely to have a massive impact on the implementation of ThirdEye’s platform. Such as enormous growth in first-time-fix rates, an increase of product uptime, substantial drops in truck rolls, better time-to-resolution and superior overall customer experiences. These KPI’s improvements have a powerful impact on the overall operational efficiency.

 

For Software Developers

 

Because the X1 Smart Glasses run on Android, it is easy to write AR applications on it and use existing SDKs to augment the application. Our team developed the live annotation feature in the ThirdEye app using a current open source

Android library which enables a lot of customization. Our team is continuously adding new features to the patented ThirdEye app based on customer feedback. For example, adding a process that enables a remote expert to send “step-by-step” instructions out to a field worker.

The broad applicability of ThirdEye’s app is what makes it exciting and user-friendly. It is a platform that we foresee could be in every office and home soon. Market research by IDC, Goldman Sachs & Gartner indicates the same level of impact of AR. By giving users the ability to be hands-free, X1 Smart Glasses and remote help platform seek to bring about the future of work life.

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ThirdEye’s TensorFlow based Image Recognition Platform

Real-time Image recognition is one of the most powerful uses of Augmented Reality Smart Glasses. Because information is displayed directly in the your live field of view, you do not need to hold a phone or tablet up. By allowing you to continue with your real-world tasks and just “augmenting” with the relevant digital data, smart glasses simplify the technological process.
ThirdEye’s X1 Smart Glasses uses the open source TensorFlow machine learning platform to create its real time image recognition platform -ImageEye. Tensorflow’s deep convolutional neural network uses a complex mathematical matrice approach to train applications to recognize specific objects. The beauty is nearly anything can be recognized if enough data is fed into the system and modern day CPUs/GPUs can handle this computation within a small wearable form factor like the X1 Smart Glasses.

These AR applications have tremendous use cases from aiding people with Alzheimer’s to organizing real world content better. As more of the world’s data gets organized and stored in the AR cloud, apps that can compute and display relevant information for specific use cases will become more pronounced.

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ThirdEye’s App Store Developer Platform for Augmented/Mixed Reality

The release of the full ThirdEye App Store and Developer Platform allow software developers to create Augmented and Mixed Reality applications for ThirdEye’s X1 Smart Glasses. Our developer platform allows content makers to develop applications and earn revenue per every app download. Developers earn a 60% split for whatever price their app is submitted at. Developers can choose what price they want to submit their application and developers can always update the price as they see fit. ThirdEye’s developer documentation allows developers who are creating apps on an Android phone or another platform to easily port their application onto the ThirdEye Smart Glasses. The developer documentation also discusses how to take advantage of sophisticated AR capabilities such as pure Optical see through Augmented Reality and 3D tracking. VR Apps can work as well with ThirdEye’s add-on feature that masks the user’s peripheral vision.

By allowing developers to earn revenue per app download, our team looks to expand the AR/MR developer community. The combination of revenue splits per app downloads, developer documentation that allows for easy porting of android applications and the in-market use of ThirdEye smart glasses allows for developers to gain momentum for their applications. ThirdEye offers reseller agreements for value added resellers as well but these tend to be higher volume – the App store allows for individual developers to gain traction for their AR apps.

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View Multiple HD Screens controlled via Head Motion with ThirdEye’s OmniEye Platform!

(SportsTechie) Imagine watching LeBron James dunk up close via a 90-inch television that’s hanging 10 feet from your seat on the couch. Now imagine if you could watch seven other NBA games on big screens at the same time without having to cover your wall with flat screens and controlled all via your head motion!

 ThirdEye Gen’s X1 AR Smart Glasses seek to change the way people consume sports is set to be unveiled next month at the Consumer Electronics Show.

During a sneak peek at the company’s headquarters in earlier this month, ThirdEye’s Nick Cherukuri showed SportTechie how the X1 Smart Glasses, which run on Android, might be adapted for the sports industry in a way that could enhance the fan experience.

Something that Cherukuri says separates ThirdEye’s glasses from others is the wide 40-degree diagonal field of view, which he said is the equivalent to watching a 90-inch high-definition screen from a distance of ten feet. That’s significantly wider than, say, Google Glass, which had a 10-degree field of view and wasn’t designed for the long-term consumption of augmented reality content. ThirdEye X1’s optical technology allows for very high brightness thus allowing for viewing content if vastly different lighting situations- something that is a major drawback for many other smart glasses.

The headset is currently set up to support multiple games in play simultaneously. A glance up, down, left or right, for example, might reveal seven additional big screens alongside the primary one in the user’s direct field of view. The experience has capacity for as many as 16 screens if the user is willing to rotate the body 360 degrees. The multiple screens might also be used to supplement the primary game with interactive statistics, which is something that leagues, such as the NFL, and companies from Sportradar to Twitch, have been experimenting with to enhance the viewing experience.

“We’re taking everything on your phone and bringing it up to your face,” said Cherukuri. “When you wear this you get a digital screen in front of you, and just by rotating your head you get eight matches.”

Games can be accessed on X1 through any website url (think NFL RedZone) or Facebook live stream via a Wi-Fi connection, as well as any app that runs on Android (think Amazon Prime). ThirdEye also has a third-party developer’s kit for native apps that can be built specifically for the X1.

Powering the headset is a replaceable battery that can last for an NFL game (with a battery life of five to eight hours depending on use?—?five if there’s constant video use). Since it’s replaceable and rechargeable, users can swap out new batteries without having to take the headset out of play.

So far, most of ThirdEye’s sports partnerships have been with commercial companies and have been early stage or experimental in nature.

But Cherukuri suspects that the list of sports clients and range of use cases for the glasses will expand once ThirdEye officially unveils the headset at CES and begins shipments in February and March. Perhaps, for example, a league or team might offer glasses to VIPs at events so they receive interactive player statistics while watching live, or produce content that immerses fans through the first-person perspectives of NFL quarterbacks via a helmet-based camera, F1 drivers and Olympic downhill skiers.

Another idea is using the X1 to provide visual coaching or tutoring to athletes on the road, which would take advantage of its point-of-view software that lets one person stream live and annotated point-of-view video with audio to another user.

The unique benefits of AR Smart Glasses definitely give it a sharp advantage over watching content on your phone, tablet or computer & is a big reason why sports & entertainment companies are beginning to gravitate towards here.

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ThirdEye POV App

One of the reasons for developing our ThirdEye App was it’s wide applicability across a diverse set of verticals.  The ability to see another person’s live point of view is useful whether you work in Manufacturing or HealthCare or Telecommunications.

Adding our Augmented Reality software features enhances the unique benefits of our X1 Smart Glasses- now you can be totally hands-free while working and perform your task and have live audio/video communications with no cumbersome wires.   Receiving relevant information directly into your field of view is another great benefit for workers.

We’re excited to continue adding more AR specs to our ThirdEye platform and seeing the response it is getting!