RealWear raises $17M as it looks to take a simpler approach to enterprise AR headgear

As the augmented reality industry slowly matures and those within it look to realize the path to ubiquity they have been preaching, it turns out they’re showing more appreciation for the vision that Google laid out years ago with its Glass headset.

RealWear is aiming to eschew the space-age reality-altering helmets others are pitching to enterprise customers in favor of an AR headset solution that gives industrial workers a taste for the utility offered by navigating tasks in a hands-free way.RealWear’s HMT-1The company’s HMT-1 headset is a rugged, more powerful take on Google’s enterprise edition Glass that operates more akin to a hands-...