Smart eyewear, novel as they still may be, is already catching on with some device OEMs. But almost all of them have one thing in common: they all still need a smartphone to work whether for connecting to the Internet and data like Google Glass
, or providing the heart of the device itself like Samsung Gear VR
. The Osterhout Design Group's ODG R-7 is notably different. It has its own Android-based OS running inside of it, freeing it from the shackles of a smartphone.