3E http://www.stuff.tv/nissan/3e/news en-GB Nissan eyes up Google Glass with 3E headset http://www.stuff.tv/3e/nissan-eyes-google-glass-3e-headset/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Auto manufacturer shows off its wearable head-up display in sublimely daft video </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Nissan 3E" alt="Nissan 3E" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/nissan-3e.jpg?1384355529" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Not content with showing off its <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/nissan/nissan-bladeglider-electric-supercar-looks-good-it-sounds/news">BladeGlider</a> electric car, Nissan's bringing its own Google Glass rival to the Tokyo Motor Show.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/stephen-graves" title="View user profile.">Stephen Graves</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Flick a switch and open your third eye </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>What exactly the 3E will do remains a mystery – Nissan's only released a teaser ad in which a male model strikes moody poses while wearing the gadget. Nissan's recently revealed <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/nismo/nissan-nismo-smartwatch-talks-your-car/news">Nismo smartwatch</a> concept offers some clues, though – it tracks biometric data and displays social media and traffic alerts, and it's likely that the two devices will work together.</p> <p>Of course, with the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/glass/exclusive-government-outlaw-google-glass-drivers/news">UK government mulling a ban on Google Glass</a> for drivers, it's open to question whether we'll ever get to use wearable displays like the 3E on the roads.</p> <p>With Nissan prepping a smartwatch and a Google Glass rival, the car manufacturer looks set to muscle into the burgeoning wearable tech market – so maybe it'll go the whole hog and release its own smartphone, too. <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/android/google-nexus-5/review">Google Nexus 5</a>, watch out.</p> <p>[via <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2013/11/12/nissan-3e-head-mounted-hud/">Engadget</a>]</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/ln99yGN1Y0w" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Nissan 3E" alt="Nissan 3E" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/nissan-3e-device.jpg?1384355529" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-carousel-item"><legend>Carousel Extras</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-carousel-item-title"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nissan 3E eyes up Google Glass </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/3e/nissan-eyes-google-glass-3e-headset/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/3e/nissan-eyes-google-glass-3e-headset/news#comments 3E Nissan Wearable tech Tue, 12 Nov 2013 17:11:06 +0000 Stephen Graves 1429021 at http://www.stuff.tv