If you're waiting for a Project Fi invite, this is what you can look forward to when you sign up. Google has done some neat packaging for its Nexus devices and accessories (Google Glass was particularly high-end), hardly cutting back on the presentation. Show More Summary
As Google has rolled out mobile phones, and Google glass, and self-driving cars, it's been clear they want to build more than an online empire. Their next project takes on the very real-world problem of livable cities.
The future of Google Glass, the company's much-maligned Internet-connected glasses, remains a mystery since the project was sent back to the drawing board earlier this year. But a new job listing on the company's website hints that Google's Glass efforts are moving forward, and perhaps nearing the stage of volume production. Show More Summary
Rendering of the proposed Charleston East project via Google After facing a wee setback named LinkedIn, Google will not be building its massive robot-assisted glass-hatted compound in Mountain View, as you recall. The search and advertising juggernaut is bouncing back...
Astro Teller, head of Google’s research lab Google X, appeared at the company’s developer conference on Friday to discuss two of the lab’s challenging projects: Glass and Google’s self-driving car.
Google has always tried to be forward-thinking in terms of its projects (their wearable computer Google Glass being a good example), and its email application Gmail is no exception. About a year ago, Google introduced a very exclusive feature called Inbox, which works with the messages already in your Gmail inbox. Show More Summary
When Larry Page took to the stage at Google's I/O developer conference in May, 2013, his company ruled the world. The stock was well on its way to $1,000, "moonshot" projects like Google Glass were just making their way to users and,...Show More Summary
Nest founder Tony Fadell has been pretty quiet since being tapped to lead efforts behind the next version of Google Glass, until now Now he's talking watches. But not smartwatches, analog watches. See also: The team behind Project Ara...Show More Summary
VideoMicrosoft's Hololens is a strange thing. It sits somewhere between Oculus Rift and Google Glass, overlaying 3D images onto the real world in the most ambitious Augmented Reality (AR) project to date. The New York Times had an in-depth article on this uncharacteristic moonshot out last week, using the project [...]
Google Glass is not dead, far from it in fact, as reports indicate a more consumer friendly version of Google’s eyewear project is already in the works, and this time the company will make a concerted effort to overcome the barriers that hampered societal integration, adoption, and acceptance the first time around. Taking a page [...]
Mini Augmented Vision is a new augmented reality concept projecting information, navigation and safety information onto a set of glasses.
Forget heads-up displays, MINI is hoping to bring technology to your car in the form of a pair of connected eyewear. Called MINI Augmented Vision, the smart glasses work sort of like Google Glass and project information in front of you relevant to your drive... Show More Summary
Google’s first foray into wearables didn’t do as well as the company expected. Despite closing the Google Glass explorer program in January though, Eric Schmidt says the project isn’t dead yet. It’s just getting ready for users. Nest founder Tony … Read more ›
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has not abandoned its Glass project, which is an eye-wearable device that connects through internet. The program has just been shifted to another division but it’s not cancelled. A Wall Street Journal article reported on the news and discussed about Google Inc’s sticking with its Glass project, as the company feels technology being used […]
The first version of Glass may have been panned and canned, but that doesn't mean Google's given up on the project. Google Chairman Eric Schmidt says the Google Glass wearable face computer wasn't a failure, and that they're still working on a new version of it. Show More Summary
Here's Astro Teller, chief of Google's Glass project, on its failure: "I'm amazed by how sensitively people responded to some of the privacy issues," Teller explains, expressing frustration about the backlash against Glass in public, given the prevalence of mobile video. Read the rest
AUSTIN, Texas — As everybody knows, Google made some mistakes with Google Glass. Now the man who led the project has come out and said exactly where he believes the company went wrong. "We made one really great decision, and one notShow More Summary
Despite the fact that Glass was all but a complete misfire for Google, the project isn’t going away any time soon. Earlier this month, Tony Fadell told The New York Times that “future products” in the Glass line won’t be subjected to the same public experimentation as the first-generation model. Show More Summary
Sony today announced SmartEyeglass, the company's take on Google's recently shelved Glass project. The device interacts with the surroundings in similar ways, connecting with compatible smartphones to render text, symbols and images into the wearer's field of view. Show More Summary
Astro Teller, the head of the Google X research group, talks about the company's efforts to commercialize projects like the self-driving car and why the Glass wearable device will still impact technology.