At 5G launch, PM Modi experiences Jio Glass: What is it and where to use it? - Hindustan Times
close_game
close_game

At 5G launch, PM Modi experiences Jio Glass: What is this device and where to use it?

By, New Delhi
Oct 01, 2022 01:56 PM IST

Glass was launched at Reliance's AGM in August. It is described by the company as its first ‘smart glass.'

On Saturday, prime minister Narendra Modi launched 5G technology in India at the 6th edition of India Mobile Congress (IMC), shortly after inaugurating the exhibition at Pragati Maidan in the national capital. At the event, PM Modi was given first-hand experience of services related to 5G. He also went to Reliance Jio's pavilion, where he experienced the use cases of 5G through Jio Glass.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Akash Ambani, son of businessman Mukesh Ambani, during the inauguration of the 6th India Mobile Congress at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. (PTI Photo)
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Akash Ambani, son of businessman Mukesh Ambani, during the inauguration of the 6th India Mobile Congress at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. (PTI Photo)

What is Jio Glass?

Now catch your favourite game on Crickit. Anytime Anywhere. Find out how

The device was unveiled at the Mumbai-headquartered company's Annual General Meeting (AGM) in August. Described by Reliance as its first ‘smart glass,’ the product uses 3D avatars, holographic content, and even normal video conferencing features to make the virtual space more interactive. It weighs 75 grams, and comes with a personalised audio.

Also Read: Mukesh Ambani says Jio will launch 5G services across India by December 2023

The applications of Glass vary across industries and sectors. These include e-learning, media, entertainment, as well as shopping. To experience the virtual world, all you have to do is connect this device to your smartphone.

5G services in India

In the first phase, the technology will be made available in thirteen cities: Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Jamnagar, Kolkata, Lucknow, Pune and Mumbai. Starting today, residents of the four metros – Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai-- can enjoy 5G services.

Also Read: PM Modi's first-hand experience of 5G technology, courtesy Akash Ambani | Watch

A wider rollout, across the whole country, will take place in the next two years.

Unlock the power of data-driven insights with IIT Delhi's Data Science & Machine Learning Certificate Program! Click here to know more.

See more

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Share this article
SHARE
Story Saved
Live Score
OPEN APP
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Thursday, June 13, 2024
Start 14 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Follow Us On