After reporting its first profits recently (thanks to the significant growth of the messaging platform Snapchat), Snap Inc is now considering developing advanced AR devices that users can control through their brains. It looks like science fiction.Recent company Acquired a company specializing in brain computer interfaces Help Snap develop next-generation AR glasses. Let’s take a look at the details below.
Snap AR glasses are made by Next Mind
Snap recently announced the acquisition of Paris-based startup NextMind. The startup will develop the Brain Computing Interface (BCI) to give users control over their smart gadgets and computer systems in their heads. NextMind team joins SnapLabs Develop next-generation AR devices This may allow users to interact and control virtual objects with their brains.
Current, NextMind has a basic head-mounted non-invasive EEG (electroencephalogram) device In that product portfolio. This means that the device does not “read” thoughts or send signals to the brain.
Comes with advanced sensors and translation technology This allows users to control computer interfaces and smart gadgets in real time with their own power... The device consists of a compact sensor that transforms neural signals into real-world actions such as changing the color of a smart light bulb or adjusting in the app. You can check this product from the attached video.
Currently, Snap has its own AR-based smart glasses line, including models such as Spectacles 2 and 3. Snap’s smart glasses already have advanced augmented reality (AR) capabilities. Next-generation eyeglasses with NextMind’s neural technology Allows users to control the AR environment with their own brains..
But NextMind’s unique neural headband Will be abolished.. To allow the NextMind team to fully focus on Snap’s future project development. However, the company will continue to operate from its native France.
Snap has not disclosed the acquisition price. Other details about this potential Snap product are also unknown. Stay tuned for more details as they become available. On the other hand, what do you think of Snap’s future AR glasses controlled by the user’s brain? Do you understand? Please let us know your thoughts in the comments below.