Vuzix Blade® OS Version 2.11 - Release Notes

Audio and Speech Recognition

  • Upon installing version 2.11, regardless of the previous configuration, Speech Recognition will be enabled with Tap Detection disabled
    • Try saying “Hello Blade”, “Speech Commands” to get started
    • To disable this feature, navigate to Settings > Device > Speech Recognition and press Turn Off
  • Speech commands added for the following apps
    • Launcher
    • Photos
    • Settings
    • Camera
    • Notifications/Home
  • Ability to view and use speech commands on the main rail
  • Set device's default volume at 85%
    • This will not override previous changes to the volume

System/Developer Improvements

  • Added support for the Vuzix Barcode SDK
  • Added "barcode zoom" camera resolution
  • The Vuzix Companion app can now trigger applications on the Blade to take actions on links clicked on the paired phone
    • Example: Click a Zoom meeting link on your paired smart phone to trigger the companion app to “Send the link to your glasses” and auto join the Zoom meeting on your Blade
  • Updated Haptics SDK and UX Design documentation on website
  • Implemented security patches up to Apr 2020, refer to the official Android Security Bulletin page here for full details