AR glasses comparison matrix

The first head mounted displays (HMDs) date back to 1968. But in recent years we have seen strong progress in the market of AR HMDs, also known as AR smartglasses. As with most technologies, AR glasses have the fastest adoption in b2b. That’s not without reason, AR glasses enable the user to get the right information at the right time. And no need for holding a screen. This results in serious efficiency gains, exactly our vision of what AR should do, as a tool that empowers people. Therefore we are following the developments of AR glasses closely. We made a comparison overview for you with the most important AR glasses currently available, their specifications and of course our recommendations depending on your needs.

Microsoft Hololens

A unique full-option AR development platform with great software development support from Microsoft. Headset is meant for creatives and research for pushing the limits with AR in industries like: gaming, enterprise, marketing.

  • Field of view in degrees: 35
  • Battery life: 2.5 – 5.5 hours
  • User interaction: Gesture, voice and gaze

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Magic Leap One

Newest technologies never seen in such a mobile package before,
great design, lots of opportunities for development provided by Magic Leap. Creatives and developers will love this device.

  • Field of view in degrees: 40
  • Battery life: 3 hours on average
  • User interaction: 6DoF Controller, gesture, voice and eye tracking

Vuzix Blade

Device meant for enterprises and general consumer day-to-day usage. The mature Vuzix platform helps in bringing applications fast to the store.

  • Field of view in degrees: 19
  • Battery life: 2 – 8 hours
  • User interaction: Touchpad

Realwear HMT-1

The product is highly certified for industry use and the support from third-
party libraries grows by the day.

  • Field of view in degrees: 20
  • Battery life: 5 – 12 hours
  • User interaction: Voice (noise-robust) and gaze

Vuzix M300

Aimed for enterprises, with growing support from third-parties, the device is meant for industries where applications like remote assistance greatly
improve the processes.

  • Field of view in degrees: 16,7
  • Battery life: 4- 12 hours
  • User interaction: Touchpad and voice

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DAQRI

Smart glasses that are targetting the industrial use-cases where there is a
need for great hardware-software integration together with safety
compliance and a good build quality.

  • Field of view in degrees: 38,7
  • Battery life: 4 hours on average
  • User interaction: Gaze




Google Glass Enterprise 2

Massive Google software support helps in quickly bringing apps alive on the Glass screen. Not that supported hardware platform limits the possibilities of apps that need to be optimized for the device.

  • Field of view in degrees: 14
  • Battery life: 3 – 8 hours
  • User interaction: Touchpad and voice