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...
W e learned today that the team behind Google Glass, Project Loon and self-driving cars is tinkering with another life-changing wearable device, contact lenses that can measure glucose levels in the eye and help monitor the health of...Show More Summary
'Chips and sensors so small they look like bits of glitter' We all know of Google Glass, but the next frontier for Google is apparently smart contact lenses. Google took to its official blog today to announce a new Google[x] project focused (pardon that pun) on using electronics embedded in contact lenses for medical applications. Show More Summary
Wearable technology has become a new term in recent months — the Google Glass (which we reviewed) is currently the most iconic project of this genre of technology, but it’s still quite a while until it’s ready for consumer hands. However, that doesn’t mean you’re currently out of luck. Show More Summary
Google X, the cordoned-off branch of Google that's spawned stuff like Google Glass and the driverless car, is now meeting with the FDA to discuss medical devices. The whispered theory here is that there may be biosensors in Google Glass that will listen to your body and provide feedback to the device. Show More Summary
GlassUp takes on Google with sporty style LAS VEGAS -- When it comes to hip eyewear designs, Google and its Glass wearable should take a tip from GlassUp, the crowdfunded IndieGoGo project that was in the works two years before Google co-founder Sergey Brin parachuted from the San Francisco skies wearing the smart frames. Show More Summary
Chevrolet is demonstrating a Google Glass app that provides performance stats in real-time.
Project Loon's consumer-side antenna — i.e. the thing that bolts onto users' houses to receive an Internet signal from balloons in the stratosphere Working at Google X is a dream job for makers and designers.
When Google first told us about Glass back in 2012, it was very much an unattainable product of the future. Hell, it even had a futuristic-sounding name: Project Glass. Yet here we are, less than two years later, and countless folks have plunked down a cool US$1,500 for the Explorer version of Google's smart glasses. Show More Summary
ByAlex Cho: Google (GOOG) finally released an application for Apple iOS for its Google Glass product. Now personally, I don't really think of Google Glass as anything but a hobby project that's not going to generate a whole lot of profitability for Google in the immediate future. Show More Summary