Niantic, the studio behind Pokemon Go, has teased that it is making a brand new sort of gadget. Based mostly on the picture, it seems to be a brand new model of good glasses.
“Thrilling to see the progress we’re making to allow new sorts of gadgets that leverage our platform,” founder and CEO John Hanke tweeted.
Thrilling to see the progress we’re making to allow new sorts of gadgets that leverage our platform… pic.twitter.com/yYglk4q89G
— John Hanke (@johnhanke) March 29, 2021
In a quote tweet response, Wired senior author Lauren Goode wrote, “Final time we spoke, Hanke stated it’ll nonetheless be a few years earlier than we see a very consumer-friendly AR glasses expertise.” So we should still be months (and even years) away from getting official affirmation on what this new tech is.
Granted, given the video games that Niantic has developed, just like the aforementioned Pokemon Go, one thing like good glasses with augmented actuality (AR) tech is sensible. The creation of good glasses would additionally fall according to the studio’s latest take care of Nintendo to make extra video games that make the most of Niantic’s real-world AR technology–the first of which has been revealed to be a Pikmin mobile game coming later this year.