The startup is launching a Kickstarter campaign to fund manufacturing of the first generation augmented reality glasses for app developers.
By Dan Farber
Meron Gribetz and Ben Sand just rolled into Silicon Valley from New York, landing at Paul Graham’s Y Combinator startup incubator with some angel money in their pockets and the bold conviction that they can deliver the next major technology transformation.
Their startup, Meta, is developing wearable computing eyewear, but unlike Google Glass enters 3D space and uses your hands to interact with the virtual world. The Meta system includes stereoscopic 3D glasses, supplied by Epson, and a 3D camera to track hand movements, similar to the portrayals of gestural control in movies like “Minority Report” and “Avatar,” as well as voice control and Wi-Fi.
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