Helped along by a sci-fi-style concept video, a new Google Glass competitor called the Atheer One shot halfway to its $100,000 crowd-funding goal in just a day. “In a few years, the digital world with all its rich information will be completely merged with the real one,” says Atheer Labs in its Indiegogo campaign for the Atheer One, which has already raised more than $54,000. “Let’s get the future started today!”
We’re expecting 2014 to be an exciting year when it comes to wearable technology, and although Google Glass is likely to have the largest impact when it finally goes on sale, it’s not going to be the only pair of high-tech specs vying for some face time. This week sees the start of an Indigogo campaign for the Atheer One, a device which goes beyond Glass’ abilities and puts an immersive 3D computer system right in front of your eyes.