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Oppo makes lighter smart glasses with help from Chinese startup

Meta-Bounds uses resin lenses that weigh less and are more durable

Chinese startup Meta-Bounds has made lightweight smart glasses using resin lenses. (Photo courtesy of the company)

BEIJING -- Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has unveiled its lightweight smart Oppo Air Glass 2 that weigh only 38 grams, using technology developed by startup Meta-Bounds.

Until now, no company has been able to produce such glasses that weigh less than 50 grams. Glass diffractive optical waveguide lenses are commonly used in the industry.

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