Can Google change the minds of Glass haters? Google's Chris Dale talks about what's next for the ambitious wearables project.
With Glass and Android Wear, Google has already invested a lot of time and resources into developing the next-generation of wearables, but it’s another of its eye-focused projects that has on Tuesday received its first major boost. The search giant’s secret Google[x] team has confirmed that it’s licensed its smart eyewear to healthcare specialist Novartis,... Read More
Microsoft’s new CEO Satya Nadella visited the Fortune Brainstorm tech conference Monday. And as Mashable’s Chris Taylor points out, Nadella was animated and idealistic but “short on specifics.” When asked about Microsoft wearables, for instance, Nadella replied with three short words, and nothing more: “We have ambitions,” he said. Show More Summary
With Glass and Android Wear, Google has already invested a lot of time and resources into developing the next-generation of wearables, but it's another of its eye-focused projects that has today received its first major boost. The search giant's...
'Visionary' sees brighter future away from cursed project An academic turned corporate researcher, described as "the visionary" behind Google Glass, has jumped ship to arch-rival Amazon.…
The man credited with helping create Google Glass has his eyes on a new job opportunity. Babak Parviz, a Google X director who helped found and lead Google Glass and a smart contact lens project, is moving to Amazon for an unknown role See...Show More Summary
Babak Parviz, the Googler who led the Google Glass project, has left the company to join Amazon. His last day at the search giant was Friday. Parviz was previously director of Google X, a division dedicated to secret projects including Glass, self-driving cars and wind energy. Show More Summary
Babak Parviz, one of the leaders behind the Google X project and Google Glass, confirmed his move to Amazon on his Google Plus profile over the weekend. In minimalist fashion, Parviz chose to announce the news with a simple photograph of the Amazon logo combined with the phrase, “Super excited!” But his Google Plus profile reveals a few additional […]
Where do you go after leading projects at Google’s top-secret skunkworks, Google[X]? NASA? DARPA? The secret underground bunker where they’re keeping the hoverboards, jet packs, and flying cars? Nope. The answer, it seems, is Amazon....Show More Summary
One of the product leads behind both Google Glass and Google's smart contact lenses is moving on to Amazon. What new project might Jeff Bezos be cooking up that might focus on giving vision to products?
The optics savant that helped Google create Glass has just announced that he's "super excited" to be joining Amazon. Babak Parvis was one of the original members of Google's Project X skunkworks lab, and the first head of the Glass project team....
Google X director and former head of Google Glass Babak Parviz was on stage at the Wearables Technology Conference in San Francisco this week, and he shared some interesting details about the project (via CNET), its original and its progress so far. Show More Summary
Several prominent research firms made predictions about where these devices were headed. Their projections were all over the map.
By Alex Behrens: Among the more well known projects under development by Google (GOOG) (GOOGL), like autonomous vehicles, Android Wear and Glass, two more obscure initiatives stand out as particularly advanced and intriguing. The following...Show More Summary
Although technically still in the beta phase of development, anyone with the right wallet size can now buy Google Glass in the US. The UK has had little exposure to the eminent wearable outside of special projects, but Google's decided it's time to...
Virtual reality in video games is all about new technology that places players within an interactive digital environment. By now, most know about Oculus VR, Sony's Project Morpheus or augmented reality specs like Google Glass and CastAR. But what do...
By Trefis: Google (GOOG) Glass initiative was first launched in 2011, but it was made available to the general public for beta testing only on May 14th at a princely price of $1500. While the project is still in its early stages, we think that it is worth examining how this offering can be a game changer and money maker for Google. Show More Summary
Google today announced the latest update to its Glass project, adding five new features for those who have shelled out $1,500 for the wearable device. The new additions include better photo sharing for Android users, as well as Google Now cards for the World Cup, parking location, and package tracking. Show More Summary
Samsung has announced that they, too, will be making a virtual reality headset and fight the war for your face. Google has Glass. Facebook bought Oculus. Sony announced Project Morpheus. And Microsoft is probably building Xbox glasses as we speak. Every big company seems to be working on a video headset of some sort. Read Full Story
On Site Opera will present a performance of Rameau’s "Pygmalion" in New York using Google Glass to project supertitles.