It may be a while until we see a working space elevator. Google X, the search giant's lab responsible for "moonshot" projects like Google Glass, driverless cars, and Project Loon, has unsuccessfully tried to build a space elevator, Fast Company reports. Show More Summary
Google Glass. Self-driving cars. Weather balloons that deliver Internet connectivity. These are just some of the wild and crazy projects that have come out of Google X over the past five years. For those who don’t know, Google X is Google’s...Show More Summary
Google’s wearble Glass project gets one step closer to the mainstream after joining forces with eyewear heavyweight Luxotica.
Astro Teller has your dream job, currently serving as the Captain of Moonshots at the Google[x] lab. There, he dreams and creates things like Google Glass, smart contact lenses, balloons that bring the Internet to the most remote regions, and many other seemingly impossible projects he and his team hope will one day become reality. Read More
Google co-founder Sergey Brin is the mastermind in charge of Google's moonshot projects like Google Glass and smart contacts for diabetes. When Google first announced Glass, it showed off its computerized glasses by having a bunch of people wear them and jump out of a blimp. Show More Summary
There is a very interesting factoid that you guys must have heard- ‘The most innovations have come from military projects’. This is something true and also, quite intriguing. Another corollary that comes from this fact is that when you set out to discover or invent something, it is completely possible to find something else that...
There is a lot going on on the wearable computing front, and Google is already a player in the race with its Google Glass efforts, but the company has also shared much news this week about Android Wear, a project that extends Android to wearables. Show More Summary
A filmmaker's project allows you to see the world through another's eyes.
Google Glass is a controversial technology when used in public, but it’s intriguing to see how it can be put to practice in professional applications. One pilot project being initiated at the Rhode Island Hospital involves using Google Glass in the emergency room to connect with live remote dermatologists whenever their expertise is needed. Show More Summary
With the arrival of the Samsung Gear, and the highly anticipated Google Glass on the horizon, wearable technology seems to be the new chapter in essential gadgets. Enter "The Earclip-type Wearable PC," an ambitious project that will grant users complete control of a miniature ear computer with a wiggle of the tongue, a raised eyebrow, or even clenching your teeth.
Just when you thought ARM micros couldn’t get any cooler, another project comes along to blow you away. [Ilia] created a phase laser rangefinder (.ru, Google translatitron) using nothing but a laser diode, a pair of magnifying glasses,...Show More Summary
As you may have seen Google is working on a cool project called Tango which allows smartphones and tablets (and possibly Google Glass down the road) to not only see, but understand your environment. This is made possible by computer vision techniques not unlike what is used in Kinect 2 today. Show More Summary
Fast on the heels of Google Glass is Google’s latest hardware experiment, a 3D enabled smartphone capable of 3 dimensional scanning and navigation. It’s likely to be the future of Google Glass capabilities. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
For as long as people have had the opportunity to strap their eyeballs into Google's latest pet project, Google Glass, we've had the term 'glassholes.' Actually, that's not quite true: the term was coined before Google Glass was even available to aspirational cyborgs. Show More Summary
Yale University’s library system is asking students and faculty members to propose fall-semester research and teaching projects that would use Google Glass, the high-tech eyeglasses with built-in computing power. The announcement said...Show More Summary
A research project at Indiana University has developed an application for recognizing places you don't want your wearable cameras recording. With wearable tech rapidly taking off and Google planning to publicly launch Glass by the end...Show More Summary
Simple projects meant to show device's gaming potential. Google is appealing to game developers with a series of minigames made for Google Glass. Click here to read the full article
Google's Sergey Brin sports his Google Glass. (Credit: James Martin/CNET) Sex with Google Glass -- the very name is designed to arouse attention. It's specifically an app project in development that lets two people share their video feeds so they can see their intimate acts from each other's perspective. Show More Summary
Google Glass sure has its fair share of dumb applications, but some projects mercifully seem to balance them out. Like the apps put together by Patrick Jackson of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, a firefighter who's writing code to help rescue teams save time—and lives. Read more...