Today, we will highlight the latest new ‘Vodafone collaborating with Disney & Nreal and announce the Neo, a smartwatch & AR glasses for kids’. Read the complete blog to understand every detail in depth.
Glimpse on Vodafone & Disney’s Neo Smartwatch
The highlight of this watch is the colourful design, courtesy of Disney. You can choose from a wide selection of best friends to make it yours. This consists of Disney characters such as Elsa, Buzz Lightyear, Armored Avenger, Child from The Mandalorian, Darth Vader, and Minnie Mouse.
One can change the opted character at any time, and sidekicks are animated. Also, Vodafone says more will be added over time. The alternative is to choose a character-free interface.
Features of Disney & Vodafone Neo Smartkids Smartwatch
|1||Voice & Video Calling|
|4||Location Tracking, Activity Tracker|
|5||Parental Control Via Vodafone Smart app|
|6||Weather Updates, Events Reminder|
|7||Upto 2 days battery life|
As far as safety features go, you can keep in touch with your kids via calls, chats and emojis. The smartphone app permits parents to see Neo’s location on a map, see what your kids are up to online and personalize and monitor trusted contacts. Lastly, there’s a Speed Dial feature that lets kids call you at the touch of a button.
Vodafone & Disney Introduce New Children’s Smartwatch Neo – Watch Video
To know more about this Vodafone & Disney designed Kids’ Neo Smartwatch- Check out the live presentation.
What You Will Get in The Box?
The watch will initially be available in two colours, Mint and Ocean. The watch is water-resistant in 10 meters for upto 30 minutes – IP68 rated, not approved for swimming or diving. Besides, there is a 5MP camera on the side. This is a peculiar and exciting device; you can be sure.
The watch does not include internet access – which, as Vodafone suggests – makes it the ideal starter kit. The watch will be available from early 2021 via Vodafone, and no prices have been announced yet. Zazz explains you will require to pay an upfront fee and a subscription fee once the device is released.
NEO – Design & Technical Spec
|Series||Spec of Vodafone & Disney’s Neo Smartwatch for kids|
|Battery||Standby upto 48 Hours|
|Vodafone Smart Sim||Embedded in Neo Smartwatch Device|
|Waterproof (IP68)||10M For upto 30 Minutes|
UPDATE: Prices start from 99GBP upfront with monthly fees starting from 7GPB.
Vodafone Partners with Nreal to Bring 5G AR/VR Glasses
Vodafone will offer Nreal Light glasses to consumers and businesses in the European market, delivering Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality experiences through Vodafone’s high-speed and very low-latency Gigabit 5G network. Nreal will launch first in Germany during Spring 2021, followed by other Vodafone markets.
Nreal Light is a sophisticated, lightweight and comfortable mixed reality eyewear that features an industry-leading widescreen display, the equivalent of viewing a portable IMAX screen. It’s Light glasses are designed for everyday wear. Via a USB-C cable connection, they take advantage of the power of modern Android phones, which helps in processing and carrying out control functions.
Nreal is extensively compatible with existing Android smartphone applications. Also, it brings AR experiences to many familiar apps. See the table outlined below:
|Gaming||Nreal brings immersive next-generation experiences to game titles already on Android. This allows users to experience their favorite games in a whole new way.|
|Web||Browse the internet, follow the news, or shop.|
|Music||Many of your favorite audio streaming apps are compatible with Nreal. This delivers high quality audio through the glasses without isolating the user from the environment|
|Photos||View your favorite photos and albums in stunning clarity in the AR gallery.|
|Social Media||Enjoy Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Discord, Twitch and many more.|
Nreal is collaborating with Vodafone to develop new AR and MR Applications
Vodafone and Nreal are cooperating on the development of immersive MR & AR apps. However, it combines Nreal’s cutting edge technology with the high-speed of Vodafone’s 5G network.
Consumer MR applications in the works include sports applications that overlay statistics and graphics during live matches, advanced multiplayer games that combine real-time live and virtual environments. A leading AR app development company, states it also assists with navigation and tour guidance, fitness training, interior design, and interactive and immersive education.
Vodafone is developing a variety of practical commercial AR and MR applications for businesses. These range from more immersive conference calls to remote collaboration in design, engineering, manufacturing and assembly processes. Retail, product training, virtual showrooms and remote technical support can be enabled via MR.
The collaboration between Vodafone and Nreal follows the availability of the Nreal developer kit, which permits developers to build their MR apps for mass consumers. If you are someone who is passionately looking for an AR application developer, let’s talk about your needs. Our developers are here to listen to you.