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Toshiba Launches “Wearvue™ TG-01”

Small, Light, Next Generation Wearable Work Support Tool that does not Obstruct the User’s View
13 Jan, 2016


Wearvue TG-01

TOKYO–Toshiba Corporation(TOKYO:6502) today announced the launch of “Wearvue” a next generation wearable device for the B2B market that will help to achieve hands-free working environments1 in such facilities as factories and logistics centers, and in activities including infrastructure maintenance. Wearvue will initially be made available to companies in Japan through on-line reservations, with shipping scheduled to start on February 29.

Wearvue is worn like a pair of glasses and, at only 50 grams2, is designed to be light and comfortable enough for long periods of use. The design also achieves a natural appearance that does not distract or disturb people during conversations. In use, a Toshiba-developed original optical system3 projects data, text and color images, to the right-hand lens of Wearvue, with a 1:1 aspect ratio. The optical system secures a wide viewing area and a depth of field that makes the data easy to see without obscuring the wider view. Wearvue also includes a personal adjuster for changing the angle of image projection, ensuring that it can be worn by an estimated 98%4 of Japanese adults.

Wearvue applications run on Windows, and in operation the glasses must be connected by cable to a Windows device. The software development kit needed for developing application will be available from Feb. 29 at (Only available in Japanese).

Wearvue is showcased at Wearable EXPO 2016, held from January 13–15 at Tokyo Big Site.

Toshiba will further promote developing glasses-type wearable type devices product that assist work environment, that is applicable for contribute to upgrading working environment for various industries and services.

【Toshiba Cancels Launch of WearvueTM TG-1 Glasses-Type Wearable Device
22 Feb, 2016

Toshiba Corporation announced the cessation of development and sales of WearvueTM TG-1.
The decision was made under the corporate-wide policy “Review the Business Portfolio and Operational Structure,” part of the “Toshiba Rebuilding Initiative.”

Outline of the new product



Display type

Optical see through-type virtual image system (single eye, fixed on right side)

Reflected lenses thickness


Input resolution

1280 x 720 (720P)

Aspect ratio of output image

1:1 (optical correction achieves a 1:1 projected image)

Angle of view

Horizontal approx. 9 degrees × vertical approx. 9 degrees

Displayed colors

18-bit color (approx. 260,000 colors)

Luminance output for projection area (maximum)

500 cd/m2, nt

Transparency rate


Power source (power feed)

Provided via USB cable. Input power voltage: 5V (DC)
Uses external Windows device or mobile USB battery

Power consumption


Battery hours

Connected battery dependent


167.9 mm x 162.5 mm x 38.0 mm (excluding cable)


50g (excluding cable)


HDMI(type-D), USB Connector(type-A)

Included in the box

Micro USB adaptor, dedicated case, lens cleaner cloth, handling manual, written guarantee

Operating temperature

5℃– 35℃

Connection terminal

CPU: AtomZ3735F 1.33GHz or over
Memory: 2GB or more
OS: Windows® 8.1 (DirectX11)

Uses of Wearvue

Uses of Wearvue

System configuration

System configuraion

1   Applications must run on the Windows OS
2   Weight may vary slightly by product
3   Optical see through image type
4   Source: “Japanese Human Body Measurements Data book 2004-2006”
Research Institute of Human Engineering of Quality Life

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All information in this document is as of the date of announcement date and is subject to change with prior notification.