[credit provider=”YouTube”] Google’s computerized glasses, Google Glass, have been generating a lot of buzz this week after it released a bunch of promotional material. As interesting as Google Glass looks, we really have no idea about whether or not it actually works as advertised. Google has been pretty strict about access […]
[credit provider=”Owen Thomas, Business Insider”] Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg appeared to be genuinely delighted and intrigued by Google’s computerized glasses when he tried them on for the first time yesterday.Zuckerberg tried them on at the announcement of the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, an award for scientists working on life-changing […]
As Google unveiled more photos and videos of its much anticipated Google Glass yesterday, Canon introduced to us its own computerized glasses-like device.
[credit provider=”Google” url=”https://plus.google.com/photos/+projectglass/albums/5846974740645068001/5846975017451520994″] Google Glass is making its way to everyday consumers.But people who wear regular glasses won’t be able to use Google Glass just yet.
[credit provider=”Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images”] Google is looking for “bold, creative individuals” to help shape the future of Glass. Developers have gotten the chance to play around with Google Glass, and create additional ways to use the glasses.
[credit provider=”Google/Screenshot” url=”http://www.google.com/glass/start/what-it-does/”] Google has released a slew of beautiful images and a video showing off all the things you can do with Google Glass.It’s also opening up sales of Google Glass to non-developers. So if you’re a “bold, creative” individual, you can apply to buy Google Glass via Twitter […]
[credit provider=”Evan Spiegel”] Project Glass, Google’s big experiment in wearable computing, is not about what you think it is.Google has a plan for the device that could transform how we share images, and it’s got the hardware. Now it just needs a reason for people to use the hardware.
[credit provider=”Sean Smith, NASA” url=”http://www.nasa.gov/centres/langley/news/researchernews/rn_parvizcolloquium.html”] Babak Parviz, a key engineer on Google’s Project Glass, just revealed some new details about the wearable-computing project in an interview with IEEE Spectrum.Intriguingly, he suggests that the company wants to make money by selling the devices, rather than running ads.
[credit provider=”Wikipedia”] Anyone who’s ever strapped on a set of military Night Vision Goggles knows that an aching neck is imminent.Michael Keller of the GE-sponsored blog Txchnologist reports that engineers have made a string of breakthroughs with their thin polymer lenses that would result in a significantly lighter set of combat […]
As consumer hardware goes, few items have had such an instantly polarising effect as Google’s Project Glass, the concept smart glasses (or, to be more precise, augmented reality head-mounted display) that have become an omnipresent accessory for Sergey Brin. Granted, to call them glasses is a reductive understatement, though the […]
[credit provider=”Fraunhofer COMEDD” url=”http://www.technewsdaily.com/15342-eyes-augmented-reality-glasses.html”] The simple act of turning a page has begun to look outdated with iPads replacing books and manuals for many working professionals.But an augmented reality display similar to Google Glasses frees up wearers’ hands by allowing them to turn virtual pages using their eyes alone.
At her spring collection this week, Diane von Furstenberg showed off nearly a dozen Google Glasses on the runway.
[credit provider=”Frazer Harrison/Getty Images”] Google took its presence at New York Fashion Week to a new level yesterday when it invaded the Diane von Furstenberg runway.The company, which has live streamed shows from The Tents at Lincoln centre on YouTube for a few seasons now, gave the Furstenberg team glasses […]
While we spend much of our time focused on Apple’s incredible stock run, Google has also been experiencing a nice little run of its own lately.
[credit provider=”eyetap.blogspot.ca” url=”http://eyetap.blogspot.ca/”] There may be at least one downside to wearing products like Google Glasses: it could cause people nearby to look at you differently.
Google’s Project Glass eyewear is currently being tested by a handful of Googlers, the device’s senior designer, Isabelle Olsson, told us yesterday.
Over the last few years one could easily say that Google had lost their way. They were no longer known for search. Somehow they’d turned into a company that acquired a series of nonsensical entities, launched half baked products that eventually hit the dead pool or just got into some […]
[credit provider=”Owen Thomas, Business Insider”] Google Glass will go on sale about one year after the test version for developers ships — think early 2014.A pair will cost a lot less than the $1,500 that Google is charging developers for an early beta version, which will ship in 2013. They […]
[credit provider=”YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=22cFc670NgQ”] Google’s ambitious plan to get everyone wearing glasses that have computers running in them is really led by Thad Starner.He’s an expert on the topic. Starner has been wearing various forms of augmented reality googles since 1993.
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[credit provider=”Google” url=”https://twitter.com/google/status/205797110493347840″] Abdullah Gül, the president of Turkey, is visiting the Googleplex right now—a stop on his first trip to California.He and his wife joined Google cofounder Sergey Brin in one of Google’s experimental self-driving cars.
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[credit provider=”Google”] Google got a lot of people talking when it announced that it’s testing augmented reality glasses.Although experts are doubting that such an idea is really possible, there’s a lot of excitement surrounding the project. The Project Glass: one day… video that Google released to demonstrate its idea has […]
[credit provider=”YouTube Screenshot / Google” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=9c6W4CCU9M4″] Google’s glasses are very cool in a sci-fi, dream-big sort of a way.In a practical, we must use them every day kind of a way, they are less cool. It’s hard to imagine many practical everyday uses for the Google glasses.
[credit provider=”Flickr / Thomas Hawk, Google”] Google’s computerized glasses, dubbed Project Glass, have already been spotted in the wild and look like they will actually work.But who’s behind this crazy project?
[credit provider=”Google”] Google managers are pushing the Google Glass team to get an early version of the computerized glasses out as soon as they can, and it’s causing tensions in the group.That’s according to 9to5Google, which first broke the story of the glasses last year.
While most people are freaking out about Google’s plan to create computerized glasses—an endeavour called Project Glass—Jonathan McIntosh has created a video that shows what the augmented reality would really be like, ads and all.
Thomas Hawk shot a huge high-resolution photo of Sergey Brin, which includes a clear shot of Google’s new computerized glasses.
[credit provider=”Google”] Google has taken a lot of heat for releasing a fantasy video of what it hopes to accomplish with its Google Glasses.For instance, John Gruber at Daring Fireball wrote, “Google’s transition into the new Microsoft is now complete: fancy-pants sci-fi concept video to promote stunningly awkward augmented reality […]
As Google morphs into Microsoft, it’s great to see that founder Sergey Brin, the 24th richest man in the world, according to Forbes, hasn’t lost touch with his geeky roots. We love this photo of Brin wearing a prototype of the Google glasses.
The Google glasses really exist.
[credit provider=”Google”] There’s a mysterious post on Quora that appears to be from someone close to the Google’s computerized glasses team. It says what’s shown in its demonstration video is “far from” what the actual product is.People working on teams related to Project Glass are apparently allowed to know very […]
[credit provider=”YouTube”] Yesterday, Google released a design concept video for Glass, its plan to build computerized glasses that display information like alerts from your friends and maps of your location.Google said it wanted to hear people’s ideas.
Google’s augmented reality eyewear is coming to disrupt your face and your business model. If you don’t even have to pull your phone out to take a photo, get directions, or message with friends, why would you need to buy the latest iPhone or spend so much time on Facebook?
Yesterday, Google finally gave us a look at its augmented reality glasses project.
[credit provider=”Google”] Google just released a design concept for its “Google Glasses” called Project Glass.It’s a frame you wear that has a small screen in the corner of your vision.
[credit provider=”Federico Ciccarese, Ciccarese Design” url=”http://www.ciccaresedesign.com/”] If the rumours are to be believed, Google is working on a top-secret project to launch a pair of reality glasses, according to various reports.The idea is to pull in data from Google Maps and other location-based services directly to your eyeballs. (Why take the […]