google project glass: augmented reality glasses google project glass: augmented reality glasses
apr 05, 2012

google project glass: augmented reality glasses

google’s ‘project glass’ brings augmented-reality interfacing to a futuristic glasses-like deviceimage courtesy google

 

 

 

google has released concept photos and video about its ‘project glass‘ initiative: a glasses-like device that interfaces with phone and internet to accomplish tasks like video-calling friends, obtaining GPS directions, take memos or photos. the voice-controlled system includes a camera, microphone, and potentially other sensors like eye-tracking. ‘project glass’ was developed by a team at google[x] comprised of babak parvis, steve lee, and sebastian thrun.  it is set for test trials in public among google employees in the coming months, with no information yet about a potential production model. there are allegedly various styles of glasses that google is testing or developing, and the new york times notes that ‘project glass could hypothetically become project contact lens‘, as team member parvis is a bionanotechnology specialist who recently developed a contact lens with embedded electronics.

 

 


concept demo video of ‘project glass’

 

 

closer view of the prototype glasses

  • What about those who already wears glasses? Should we get contact lenses or LASIK?

    Singhey says:
  • I want to see someone do a sarcastic take on this.
    Preferably someone from Apple.

    rcvs1 says:
  • Here’s a satire for you rcvs1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3TAOYXT840&feature=youtu.be

    brady says:
  • As if the people everywhere on their phone bumbling away wasn’t annoying enough now google imagine a world where everyone talks to themselves and let’s technology rule out all possibility of random discovery and contemplative thought.

    Technology is great but I dont think i’m alone in thinking that it’s slowly making humans increasingly uniform and predictable… not to mention how illiterate and useless at memorizing it’s making us.

    Dont overdose on tech!

    luddite says:
  • Yeah, I think technology like this this is fantastic, but eventually the users will become dependent on it. Something like this would be fantastic for visiting a new city though.

    James says:
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    david says:
  • Will be cool to think how to hack this device and use without google data colletion services, for example we can use like a unix terminal or VNC, watch movie in the train, connect to own cloud service and other things.

    julio dimitrov says:
  • not to mention you look like an idiot with everything a pair of glasses gives you… except the lens…… . . . . . ..

    dan says:
  • I cannot wait until I see someone walk into a lamp post because they are too busy on their google glasses.

    CSK says:
  • YES “CSK”.!!!

    j. says:
  • Seriously…. google , please don’t do this, i beg you………

    ivan says:
  • Shut up! Google please do this!

    Sidui says:

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