Remember Google Glass? Ever since Glass burst onto the scene three years ago, there have been rumors of similar devices from other manufacturers. Samsung has been long-rumored to have a Glass rival of its own.
Boston Dynamics, a robotics company owned by Google that's reportedly being sold off, released a new video of its robot named Mini Spot. Among other things, the raptor-looking robot is shown running around outside, maneuvering around...Show More Summary
Stanford University researchers are testing software that is meant to help autistic children with social cues. The Google Glass software reads the emotions on people's faces, then tells the user what those emotions are. Early research is yielding positive results. Read more... More about Real Time, Autism, Google Glass, Google, and Tech
The facial recognition software was developed at Stanford University and runs on Google Glass, a computerized headset with a front-facing camera and a tiny display just above the right eye. Julian is one of about 100 autistic children...Show More Summary
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
Each new week brings with it an abundance of new gadgets — whether devised by tech giants like Google and Samsung or pushed by hopeful entrepreneurs to Kickstarter, they run the gamut from useful to niche to tech that nobody really needs. This week we’ve got high tech being used for good. More »
The tech industry is obsessed with its hunt for finding the next big thing after the smartphone. Last year, it was wearables, like the Apple Watch and FitBit. Before that, it was virtual reality. Before that, it was Google Glass. Each one of those was supposed to change the the way we interact with technology. Show More Summary
From the Zune and Google Glass to hoverboards that catch fire, these are the worst gadget fails ever.
When Microsoft showed off an early edition of its HoloLens augmented-reality goggles, it avoided stunts and fashion spreads. ||| San Francisco - When Google introduced its Google Glass smartglasses four years ago, it turned to Glass-sporting...Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When Google introduced its Google Glass smart glasses four years ago, it turned to Glass-sporting sky divers buzzing a San Francisco convention center, Glass-adorned models at a glitzy fashion show and a Twitter...Show More Summary
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
Kimberly Graham owns seven pairs of Glass, the smart headset that Google stopped selling in January 2015. "It's my doomsday stockpile" she says gleefully. "I'll be the last person on earth who is still able to wear a usable pair of Glass...Show More Summary
Video: It’s fun for the occasional tech demo, but now we know the real reason that Google Glass, and other augmented reality solutions, have failed to catch on. The future they have promised us will eventually turn into the same nightmare that surfing the web has become — a sea of intrusive ads and countless another annoyances trying to sell you something. More »
That slab of plastic and glass in your pocket might be called a smartphone, but Google is hoping to make the applications running on it smarter yet. The folks in Mountain View hope to achieve that by giving them access to contextual data like time of day, where you are, what you're doing, the weather and if you have headphones plugged in. Show More Summary
It’s fun for the occasional tech demo, but now we know the real reason that Google Glass, and other augmented reality solutions, have failed to catch on. The future they’ve promised us will eventually turn into the same nightmare that surfing the web has become—a sea of intrusive ads and countless another annoyances trying to sell you something. Read more...
Every company makes mistakes. Coors once tried to sell spring water. Google released those terrifying glasses. For Theranos, its mistake was creating a disruptive, game-changing, totally nonfunctional blood-testing technology and then using it to distribute tens of thousands of inaccurate tests over a two-year period. According to The Wall Street ... More »
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
Invasive eye cameras are about to make Google Glass seem like a libertarians dream.
Smartglasses such as Google Glass aren't unlike smartphones or laptops, in that you don't want just anyone picking up yours and using it without permission. Conventional passwords are one way to go, but scientists from Germany's Saarland...Show More Summary
Google really likes your eyes. It pioneered smart glasses with Google Glass and smart contacts with glucose-monitoring lenses. Now the California firm is taking things one step further by developing technology that actually goes inside...Show More Summary