There is no question that Google's Project Glass has already caught a buzz. You can tell by how many satires of Google's video were made within just days of the announcement. One question that Google has heard often is if Project Glass will be available for those wearing prescription glasses. So the crew at Mountain View got to work, as you can see by the picture on the Google+ site of Google employee Isabelle Olsson. Olsson says that many team members wear glasses (hey, it's a tech company) and one of them was apparently used as a model for a mock-up of what Project Glass will look like over a pair of prescription frames.While the final version for eye glass wearers might end up completely different, most of the early response was positive although some of those who commented on the picture worried about irritation. Kudos to Ms. Olsson and her team for even thinking about those who wear glasses. We still have no idea when Project Glass will be available and how much it will … [Read more...] about How can eyeglass wearers use Google’s Project Glass?
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posted on 12 Apr 2012, 22:14 0 1. Cwebb (Posts: 501; Member since: 05 Oct 2011) My real question is can the "goggles" be used as sunglasses? posted on 13 Apr 2012, 10:15 0 19. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011) Google "Project Glass" clone (video):http://www.willpowell.co.uk/blog/?p=210 posted on 12 Apr 2012, 22:17 0 2. Hildy (Posts: 34; Member since: 23 Nov 2011) I think most Bluetooth headsets are totally dorkish. Kinect enabled Minority Report interfaces are meh, at best. I have too many papers on my desk to use MS Surface. And don't get me started on Siri - it's just too Bob with voice. But I'd gladly wear Project Glass with geek pride. posted on 12 Apr 2012, 22:18 1 3. bossmt_2 (Posts: 459; Member since: 13 Oct 2009) Contacts>Glasses posted on 12 Apr 2012, 22:57 0 4. DanMarino13 (Posts: 63; Member since: 22 Feb 2012) also more expensive, also more things can go wrong with them. posted on 12 Apr 2012, 23:25 0 … [Read more...] about Comments for : How can eyeglass wearers use Google’s Project Glass?
Google’s Project Glass stirred excitement from its first appearance. And no wonder - it comes with the revolutionary promise to become the first wearable smart display available to the masses. But with the passing of time, Google itself was forced to admit that it’s still too early to tell what the actual features will be, casting doubt over the initial hope of augmented reality glasses. Instead, the simple functions like the camera were said to be getting the most excited looks.Now, though, Google Project Glass product lead Steve Lee clarifies that he hopes the UI and AR features shown in the first video (you can rewatch it below) will actually end up on the final device."We definitely didn't put out that video with the intention of it being some futuristic video that's many, many years away," Lee said.We’ve seen awesome camera samples from Project Glass, showing just how many opportunities for images open up if you don’t have to reach out to your pocket for a … [Read more...] about Project Glass augmented reality video is not merely a concept, AR features worked on after all
posted on 10 Sep 2012, 09:27 15 1. phljcnth (Posts: 502; Member since: 30 Apr 2012) Technology and fashion looks great together. posted on 10 Sep 2012, 09:28 7 2. CharlieAtInfinity (Posts: 253; Member since: 10 Apr 2012) Nice, looks so cool :D posted on 10 Sep 2012, 09:30 12 3. ChiX017 (Posts: 308; Member since: 09 Nov 2011) Soo pretty, this is cute actually. Who knew! posted on 10 Sep 2012, 09:35 7 4. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4888; Member since: 15 Apr 2011) Hey this is looking more & more positive. To make this tech look good at the same time makes this to me more viable. Good job Google. It looks like Google/Project Glass will be a staple in 2013! posted on 10 Sep 2012, 10:30 4 5. Ohrules (Posts: 327; Member since: 11 Jun 2012) Gorgeous. Now what are we talking about again? posted on 10 Sep 2012, 10:38 3 6. Savage (unregistered) Well done Google! Now when is it coming in stores? :D posted on 10 Sep 2012, 10:56 1 7. … [Read more...] about Comments for : Project Glass goes on the catwalk showing it can be both pretty and comfortable, not just futuristic
Google’s futuristic Project Glass could arrive earlier than expected and be available on store shelves by the end of this year, Google’s own Glass team confirmed for The Verge. Earlier, we’ve been hearing about a 2014 launch date, but obviously now the project has accelerated its pace and the plan is to ship it by the end of this year.Google plans to sell Glass for less than the $1,500 it now charges developers. If it launches this year, we expect it to be right at the end of it, targetting the busy Holiday shopping season.The Verge’s lucky Josh Topolsky got to wear and actually use Glass revealing a lot of interesting bits and pieces about it. First and most importantly, Google disappointingly confirmed Glass will ship with no cellular connectivity option. That will significantly limit what you can do with it as the device is voice driven and voice is processed on the cloud. In simple words, the device would turn pretty useless in places with no … [Read more...] about Google’s Project Glass to arrive earlier, in stores by the end of this year, but with no cellular connectivity
, a futuristic wearable heads-up display with a mounted camera and cellular connectivity. We’ve seen Glass in action before, but now is the first time we actually get to see the user interface of the platform powering Glass as it is (this is clearly not , not in a recognizable form). Not just that, we get a deeper look at what Google thinks would be the practical uses for the futuristic wearable display.We’ve watched this video over and over again, imagining the possibilities offered by Glass. We believe Glass has the potential to be more than just a heads-up display. With cellular connectivity on board, it could well be the next big disruption since the . And with a deeply engraved social DNA, Glass could finally give Google Plus a much needed push, turn the market dynamics against Facebook, and change telephony along the way. Here is how.Stacking up the cards: it’s all about voiceIn order to understand the prospects for Google Glass, we need to look at … [Read more...] about Google Project Glass overview: why it could change telephony, bring Google Plus up and Facebook down
posted on 22 Feb 2013, 08:02 3 1. sorcio46 (Posts: 435; Member since: 27 Jul 2011) Victor H. can you give us a short impression about the quality of the display? posted on 22 Feb 2013, 08:12 8 4. Victor.H (Posts: 907; Member since: 27 May 2011) Nothing that you can't see in the video. It's a transparent display that stands in the corner of your eye, not obstructing eyesight. If we take the video at its face value, the screen should take up around 12% of your entire field of view. posted on 22 Feb 2013, 08:16 1 7. sorcio46 (Posts: 435; Member since: 27 Jul 2011) Thanks ;-) posted on 22 Feb 2013, 08:43 2 15. speckledapple (Posts: 892; Member since: 29 Sep 2011) Good point. I think they will at the very least get a nice conversation started with glass. The next step I would imagine is its more beautiful look that makes it as easy as putting on a pair of glasses. posted on 22 Feb 2013, 11:32 0 39. nexus718 (Posts: 7; Member since: 07 Dec 2012) … [Read more...] about Comments for : Google Project Glass overview: why it could change telephony, bring Google Plus up and Facebook down
Google Glasses and fashion are apparently a match made in heaven. Google is taking steps toward branding its rather geeky gadget as must-have vogue accessory by beginning with fashions biggest influencers. At this year’s New York Fashion Week for the spring/summer 2013 season, Google teamed up with celebrated fashion designer Diane Von Furstenberg.Women’s Wear Daily first caught wind of Glass making an appearance at Fashion Week when Sergey Brin was spotted attending fittings on Saturday, sporting khakis and Crocs. Today, WWD’s suspicions were confirmed when the press release hit.Google’s Project Glass transmitted first-person footage from models strutting down the runway, Diane Von Furstenberg herself, and other DVF staffers. The Diane Von Furstenberg Google Plus page was updated regularly for a short period leading up to the show itself with images taken using the glasses, which gave us a glimpse of the Glass in action. On the final … [Read more...] about Google Project Glass makes runway appearance at Fashion Week show
Google’s Project Glass has hogged the headlines over the past six months when it comes to augmented reality spectacles, but there are other companies who’re working on similar devices, one of which is Vuzix. Vuzix has been busy perfecting augmented reality lens technology for a while, and its latest toy is the M100 Smart Glasses, prototypes of which will be on display during CES 2013.Vuzix describes the M100 as an “intelligent hands-free display for smartphones,” but it’s a little more complex than that name suggests, as the M100 has its own 1GHz processor and Android 4.0 operating system, so it will run its own apps. Corresponding versions of these apps are loaded onto your smartphone, which connects to the glasses using Bluetooth.Well, we call the M100 “glasses,” but it’s really a single stem with the lens mounted onto a Bluetooth headset style earpiece. This projects a 16:9, 240 x 400 pixel color image in front of your eye, which can … [Read more...] about Vuzix M100 Smart Glasses coming next year to challenge Google’s Project Glass
The first official images of Google’s Project Glass caused quite a stir earlier this week, but as there was no release date attached or a feature list of any type, after the initial excitement died down, many wondered how long it would be until we saw a real pair of Google’s augmented reality specs.Tech pundit Robert Scoble got the answer at a charity event yesterday, where he met Google co-founder Sergey Brin, who was wearing a very special — and likely extremely expensive — pair of specs.Sergey confided in Robert that the glasses were a Project Glass prototype, although he didn’t pass them around for everyone to have a try. In fact, the glasses were so unobtrusive, Robert notes that few people would have noticed they were anything other than regular spectacles, despite the blue glow they projected onto Sergey’s eye.He snapped a picture or two and kindly shared them on Google Plus.Doubts over the Project Glass experienceDespite this early … [Read more...] about Google’s Sergey Brin sports Project Glass in public, while others question whether the experience will really be like the video