Intel is shutting down its New Devices Group that sadly includes their Vaunt AR glasses

Intel has confirmed that it plans to shut down the New Devices Group (NDG) and cease development on the Vaunt smart glasses project [showcased] earlier this year.

I’m really sad to see this come to an end. Intel had created a prototype that unlike other AR glasses looked “normal”. With no commercial partner to bring the product to mass market both the Vaunt and the entire “New Devices Group” are being shutdown likely to result in significant layoffs.

Intel, now under intense pressure with companies like Apple looking to move away from the chip giant, is battening down the hatches as a means to sure up its bottom line. Doing so may mean they cut off the limb that could potentially feed them in the future.

Source: Intel is giving up on its smart glasses – The Verge

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