Osterhout Design Group R-8 Headset
As a preview of its newest processor, Qualcomm showed off ODG R-8 virtual and augmented reality smartglasses, the first Snapdragon 835-based headset.
The Android-powered headset, manufactured by San Francisco-based Osterhout Design Group, will cost less than $1,000 for the 720-pixel resolution version, and feature both virtual reality and augmented reality applications. The company is also offering a higher-end, 1,080-pixel version, the R-9, which will cost $1,799. The R-8 will ship its first developer units in the second half of the year, while the R-9 will ship in the second quarter of this year.