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The Pixel’s great camera is thanks to software from Google Glass

4 weeks agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

The secret behind the Pixel camera is software called "Gcam." The project goes all the way back to 2011 as a concept camera for Google Glass.

Apple is on the defensive as it prepares the iPhone for the fight of its life (MSFT, AAPL)

Apple is working on a pair of Google Glass-style smart glasses powered by your iPhone, Bloomberg reports. And it's no surprise why: Apple CEO Tim Cook has said augmented reality, the technology used to project computer-generated imagery...Show More Summary

Google radically scales back glassy new HQ plans, unveils conventional corporate building instead

Less than two years ago, Google unveiled plans to build a new campus project as a vast open air city replete with greenery, inside of a massive glass greenhouse atrium. Now, the company is forwarding plans to build a basic tent-shaped building.

Snapchat is doing everything it can to avoid the creepy nerdiness of Google Glass

The last thing Snap Inc. wants is for its new Spectacles to become the next Google Glass. Google released Glass in 2013 to much fanfare in the tech industry. Some thought the head-mounted display, which projected information like phone...Show More Summary

Google becoming a hardware manufacturer isn't a threat — yet

Not everyone liked the Google Glass — even the tech giant itself admitted regrets in how it executed on the hardware push. Last month, it closed Project Ara, its initiative to build a modular smartphone.  The six-year-old Nexus program...Show More Summary

Think Snapchat’s Spectacles are weird? I’m sorry, but you’re old

What do you think about Snap’s first hardware product — their newly announced Spectacles? Maybe you’re thinking about Google Glass, the spectacularly failed hardware project that took the world by storm for not much more than a minute?...Show More Summary

These glasses hide a fitness tracker on your face

The last time a company tried popularizing wearable tech embedded in glasses, most notably with Google Glass, the public mostly rejected the idea as equal parts creepy and silly.  Now a new project looks to take another whack at theShow More Summary

Crowdfunding project of the week: Solos Smart Cycling Glasses

Today we are taking a look at the Solos Smart Cycling Glasses. These are not only good-looking sun glasses, they also feature a small heads-up display much like what we have seen coming from Google Glass.

Snapchat's CEO wore the company's secret-camera sunglasses in public — and nobody noticed

Snapchat has been secretly hard at work on what has been described as a competitor to Google Glass. A source has tipped Business Insider off, however, that Snapchat's supposedly top-secret project may have been hiding in plain sight. In...Show More Summary

Project Jacquard could be Google's best shot at a wearable platform

11 months agoTechnology : Mashable: Tech

Think of Google's wearables you likely think of Google Glass (R.I.P) or Android Wear, which is getting better but still not widely used. But this week at its I/O developer conference, Google's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP)Show More Summary

This is Google’s new VR headset reference design, hardware to start arriving in the fall

In what’s become the Google I/O defining moment, the company kicked off the 2012 event with a series of skydivers, bikers, and climbers to debut the hot newness that was Project Glass (hindsight, etc.). Two years later, Google went all...Show More Summary

Former Motorola leader Rick Osterloh heads back to Google to lead hardware projects

Former Motorola president Rick Osterloh has returned to Google. Osterloh will be in charge of Google's hardware teams, including Nexus, Chromecast and Google Glass. Re/code reports: A Google rep confirmed that Osterloh has joined the...Show More Summary

Researchers develop magnifying smartphone screen app for visually impaired

A smartphone application that projects a magnified smartphone screen to Google Glass has been developed, which allows users to navigate using head movements to view a corresponding portion of the magnified screen. They have shown that...Show More Summary

Researchers Develop Magnifying Smartphone Screen Application Using Google Glass for Visually Impaired

Researchers from the Schepens Eye Research Institute of Massachusetts Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School have developed a smartphone application that projects a magnified smartphone screen to Google Glass, which users can navigate using head movements to view a corresponding portion of the magnified screen. Show More Summary

Scanning laser eyewear projects images directly onto your retina

Smart glasses are still a work in progress in terms of technology. The best effort we’ve had so far in from Google in the form of Google Glass. But that was just an […]

Cardboard++: Google’s first real VR headset could use Project Tango

Isaac Taylor -- who had a heavy hand in Google Glass before it quietly fell off the face of the planet -- seems to have filled a spot at Google's brand new VR division. His task? Working with Google's Project Tango and VR teams on "Cardboard++."

Google Glass goes dark on social media - CNET

Google is known to be working on a new smart specs project, but it looks like it won't bear the Glass moniker.

Would You Rather Work on Wearable Tech or a Smart Home Product? [POLL]

Imagine this scenario: You have the opportunity to work on one of two exciting new projects. One is a piece of wearable technology, like Pebble or Google Glass. You’d have the opportunity to enable people to live healthier, more …

Zeiss Smart Optics: Discreet Smart Glasses

With Google Glass, one of the major barriers to adoption was just how glaringly obvious it was that you were wearing Google Glass. The display was a field sequential color LCoS with a simple projection system to make the display visible at a short distance away from the eye. Show More Summary

FCC Accidentally Unveils Next Generation of Google Glass

For some it was the best of geek chic, for others the birth of a new kind of mobile monster, but regardless of what you may have thought of Google’s controversial Glass eyewear project, there’s no question that this year in particular has been a whirlwind for the glasses of the future. The year began […]

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