Yet another project is graduating from experiment to proper part of Google. Only two weeks ago, Glass left the confines of the Skunk Works-like Google X and became its own division headed up by Nest co-founder Tony Fadell. Now Project Tango, the 3D-s...
With the recent surprising announcement from Google regarding their Glass project I thought it was an appropriate time to write an update on my own ZimmGlass Project. What did Google announce? Here’s the message those of us in the Glass Explorers program received: It’s been an exciting ride. Since we first met, interest in wearables has exploded and today it’s... Read More
If someone asks you to name a Google X Labs moonshot, you'd probably say Glass, self-driving car or maybe even Project Loon. But as you might remember from the WSJD Live conference last year, it also has a flourishing Life Sciences division that empl...
Google’s Chief Financial Officer Patrick Pichette wasn’t too optimistic about the future of Google Glass on today’s Google earnings call for Q4 2014. The executive took some time to highlight the project as an example of when Google is willing to take a step back and rethink something that isn’t working out, even when they’ve made a considerable investment in… Read More
You might remember Faux Glass from last October, when the IndieGogo campaign for the Google Glass spoof kicked off. Well, as promised, the brains behind the project—Robin Raskin and John Wilczak—were at CES 2015 to show off their blinking, flashing, and proudly useless send-up, telling MommyTech TV’s Andrea Smith all about it. Show More Summary
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 for the last few years it has had all of us talking. But despite the fact that [...]
Google Glass is back in the news, and not in a good way. Google is shuttering the Explorer program, taking control of the project away from Google X, and deciding which direction to take Google Glass from here. Perhaps you have the answer Google is seeking. Show More Summary
Google announced on Thursday it is ending its Google Glass project, but it hasn’t given up on the general idea of the glasses just yet. Interested parties of Google Glass can still grab a pair of snazzy high-tech eyewear for about $1,500 until Monday, according to Relaxnews. Show More Summary
News this week included FCC broadband rules discussions, Samsung looking at Windows Phone OS, the end of Google Glass as we knew it and Project Ara.
Google has announced that its current Google Glass project will be turned over to a different division with the Explorer unit going off-sale and new product introductions following in 2015.
It's not just a design problem. It's a weirding-people-out problem. The father of the Nest and iPod, Tony Fadell, has taken over the Google Glass project. And to make Google Glass succeed, he needs to take one radical first step: Fadell needs to rip out Glass's camera. Show More Summary
Google Glass will soon be a lot harder to buy.
Google is restructuring its Google Glass project and appointing former Apple Executive Tony Fadell to head it up, according to the Wall Street Journal. Fadell, one of the inventors of the original iPod, left Apple to form Nest in 2010, which was later acquired by Google last year. Show More Summary
It seems like just yesterday that Google released an exciting teaser video for a new product that delivered important information by projecting images directly to your eyeballs — no more staring at your smartphone! Less than three years...Show More Summary
Former Apple executive Tony Fadell --?known colloquially as the "father of the iPod" --?is set to take over Google's Glass augmented reality project as the search giant reorganizes the stumbling wearable team.
From 9to5Google.com: It looks like Google may finally be preparing Glass for primetime as a number of changes around the company’s heads-up display product were revealed today. Most notably, the Glass project will be moving from the experimental Google X group to its own unit under the leadership of Tony Fadell, according to The Wall Street Journal. Next of note, Google will […]
The Google Glass project is entering a new phase today as the company is moving it out of its Google X skunkworks and turning it into a stand-alone project within the company, a Google spokesperson confirmed to us today. As part of this change, Glass will now be overseen by former Apple executive and Nest founder Tony Fadell. Show More Summary
The Google Glass wearable headset computer has a new lead, and it's none other than Nest founder and CEO Tony Fadell. The Glass project is also moving out of the Google X experimental unit nearly 2 years after its initial release. Current...Show More Summary
Google is making big changes to its beleaguered Google Glass project According to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, Google will no longer sell its current version of Google Glass through its Glass Explorer program after Jan....Show More Summary
Big changes in Google hardware: The first version of Google Glass is going away, and the whole project is leaving the Google X sandbox to become its own division, according to a new report. Google Glass got its start at Google X — the company’s experimental division — but it’s now becoming its own division […]