BT-40/40S Technical FAQ


Yes, by connecting the Moverio headset to a PC or tablet that supports USB Type-C DisplayPort Alternate mode.

No, the headset can only be plugged into the bottom USB Type-C port.

The maximum width for prescription glasses is 144mm.

The background should be set to black (RGB intensity should be zero). Furthermore, thedarker the backlight setting the more transparent the display image will be (and will havemore of a see-through effect).
It is also possible to mute the display (switch off the display, without turning off the system) by tapping on the left hand side.

The BT-40 headsets are always tethered to a controller for comfort by keeping the weight low and seperating the battery from the wearers head.

Use Moverio Basic SDK API to change the display distance.

No. You cannot increase or decrease the Field of View.

No,the light guide is fixed and the display cannot be modified.

No the same image is displayed in both display panels to avoid conflict between the two eyes which may cause fatigue.

Yes,the controller can be used independently like a tablet.

No, telephony is not supported, however the harware is connected and inlcudes support for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
For sim card support we would recommend the BT-40 or BT-40C connected to a compatible Smart Phone.

4 hours for video display only.The operating time will vary depending on the usage environment.For example, when using remote upport (using a camera, Wi-Fi, streaming display, etc.), it takes about 1.5 hours.To extend it, use a commercially available mobile battery.

It takes about 3 hours to fully charge.

Hold the Function button (on the left side of the scontroller for 3 seconds).

The bottom port is for headset.
And the right side port is for charging or connecting other device such as mouse or keybord.

BT-40/40S meets IPx2 requirement.
However, if you are connecting the headset, the Type-C USB connector will not meet IPx2, so please be careful when using it.

No,it do not have ATEX certification.

No, the battery is not hot swappable and cannot be changed.

You can use the earphone and microphone of the CTIA standard 4-pole jack. Some products such as noise canceling earphones cannot be used.

It cannot be used at the same time. No music is played from the speakers when plugged into the headphone jack.

Yes, but your application must support external cameras.
The pre-installed camera app does not support USB cameras.

Yes, the controller Camera support Autofocus.


Please use the Google Play app.

The OS (Firmware) can be updated via the network.
Please go to the Settings app System menu and check for updates.

The Controller run Android. Similar to an Android phone you can run familiar apps like Google Maps, Chrome, and Gmail. You can also install 3rd party apps with Google Play.

"Push the Power switch & the Volume down key at the same time. The Screenshot will bestored into the folder, /InternalStorage/Pictures/Screenshots/.

Yes,this data is encrypted by the system software function.The SD card can be encrypted using the Settings app.

BT-40S support Trackpad mode.Press the function button twice, then the UI mode will change.
You can also develop your original UI interface by using "Presentation mode class" on your app.

If the following conditions are met, the password can be reset by initializing the terminal. The data will be erased when the initialization is performed.


  • The power is on
  • You are logged in with a Google account
  • Connected to the Internet
  • "Display" on Google Play is on
  • "Location" information is turned on
  • "Find device" is enabled

The procedure for initialization is as follows.

  1. Access Google's "Find device" from your computer or smartphone
  2. Select the target "Delete terminal data" and delete the data
  3. Reconfigure the terminal according to the tutorial

No, you cannot mirror the Moverio headset to an external display using Miracast.

No, you cannot mirror the Moverio headset to an external display using Miracast.

<Software Mirroring>
Only when the controller UI mode is mirror mode,you can mirror the screen using 3rd party software solutions, that support this feature.

No, there is no built in camera to detect hand gestures.

You can use Google Voice software which is built into the Android operating system.

The controller supports Portrait and Landscape display, however since the headset is a Landscape display, please make the screen configuration compatible with Landscape display.
If the layout is set to Portrait, the image may be stretched or the buttons may be out of screen and cannot be operated.

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