Gentle Monster's CEO Hankook Kim recently announced the news that it is working in collaboration with Huawei in developing a series of smart glasses. This was announced at Huawei's #RewriteTheRules event located in Paris, where Gentle Monster unveiled its 'Once Upon a Future' collection of frames.
The design language of this collection is what should be expected for the collaborative series to come soon. In terms of the eyewear's functionality, users will be given the opportunity to answer their phones by tapping the glasses arms. The arms will also incorporate speakers, directional microphones, and a 2,200mAh battery that can be charged with the glasses case. Huawei also unveils that the eyewear will feature voice assistance, set to officially launch in July this year.
Hankook Kim Announces Gentle Monster's Work With Huawei
1. Smart Glasses with Voice Assistance - The development of smart glasses with voice assistance will disrupt the personal tech space by hands-free and convenient access to phone and internet.
2. Integrated Speakers and Microphones in Eyewear - The integration of speakers and directional microphones into eyewear will disrupt the audio tech industry by providing new wearable audio devices.
3. Eyewear Charging Cases - The development of eyewear cases that can charge smart glasses will disrupt the consumer electronics and accessories market with increased convenience and portability.
1. Eyewear Manufacturing Industry - The eyewear manufacturing industry will be disrupted by this new trend of smart glasses with integrated technologies such as voice assistance, integrated speakers and microphones, and charging cases.
2. Consumer Electronics Industry - The consumer electronics industry will be disrupted by the integration of smart glasses into everyday use devices such as phones and the internet, providing users with greater efficiency and convenience.
3. Wearable Technology Industry - The wearable technology industry will be disrupted by the new trend of stylish and futuristic wearable tech like smart glasses that club both functionality and fashion.