BMW Motorrad
Vrooms into the AR Lane 

ConnectedRide Smartglasses

Here is the latest buzz from the world of technology. This time, it’s BMW Motorrad, stirring up the scene with a full-throttle plunge into Augmented Reality (AR). Buckle up because we are about to take you on a ride.

Say Goodbye to Your Ordinary Glasses. Here Comes the Future

“Who am I?” you ask. Well, I’m here to bring you the most delicious tech tidbits. And today, it’s all about BMW Motorrad’s latest offering: the ConnectedRide Smartglasses.

These AR-powered glasses are quite the showstopper, reminiscent of a time when such a device would only be seen on a Sci-Fi movie set. Now, it’s not just a reality but a glimpse into an exhilarating future for motorcyclists.

Eyeing Safety and Style with ConnectedRide Smartglasses

No special helmet? No problem. BMW Motorrad’s ConnectedRide glasses are a trendy yet practical piece of tech that can be transferred from one helmet to another, making them a promising innovation in the world of motorcycling.

These smart glasses feature a head-up display (HUD) that projects data like navigation and speed onto your field of vision. By providing real-time information directly in the rider’s line of sight, BMW is looking to step up rider safety and awareness on the road.

With the ConnectedRide smartglasses, BMW Motorrad is not just throwing its hat into the AR ring; it’s redefining the game. Let’s face it, in an era where AR helmets are slowly gaining traction, this helmet-free solution is more universally accessible and, quite honestly, an exciting alternative.

What’s under the Hood of these Futuristic Glasses?

Connected to smartphones via Bluetooth and an app, the glasses can be customized using a handlebar-mounted multi-controller. Don’t worry about compatibility; they fit comfortably with various helmets and face shapes and offer up to ten hours of battery life. Plus, the package includes two sets of UVA/UVB lenses, with one tinted and the other 85% transparent. An RX adapter is available for all you prescription glasses wearers out there.

Besides the techy glitz and glam, the glasses also offer real-time GPS data projection and other motorcycle-specific features. From vehicle speed to the current gear, you’ll be in the know without having to look away from the road. With these specs, BMW is clearly eyeing a safer, smarter future for riders.

The Price of Future-Forward Fashion

Priced at a rather hefty 690 EUR or around $750 USD, the ConnectedRide Smartglasses are quite an investment. However, the convenience and safety they offer, along with the ease of moving them from helmet to helmet, are alluring propositions that might well justify the price tag.

BMW Motorrad is propelling full-speed into the AR space, leaving us wondering who will follow suit. But hey, that’s a story for another day. Until then, keep your eyes on the road and your ears tuned in for the latest tech gossip.

And who knows? With BMW’s Smartglasses, you might just be looking at the future of riding.

Mario Estrella

Mario Estrella

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