Google Glass had a lot of issues, but its biggest was just finding a real use for them. Carmaker Mini is trying to solve this problem with its own version of augmented reality glasses designed for a specific setting: driving. The augmented reality glasses are still just a prototype, but Mini is [...]
Mini Augmented Vision is a new augmented reality concept projecting information, navigation and safety information onto a set of glasses.
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In April, 2012, Sergey Brin, one of Google’s co-founders, showed up at a charity event in San Francisco wearing a pair of glasses with a futuristic-looking device affixed to the corner of one of the lenses. Robert Scoble, a Silicon Valley...Show More Summary
You rarely see Google Glass anymore, but if Recon Instruments has its way, you’ll be seeing plenty more head-mounted displays in the future. The Recon Jet, launched Thursday, is a pair of smart eyeglasses for sporty activities like running and … Read more ›
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Credit: William Murphy, Rhode Island Hospital A team of physicians at Rhode Island Hospital conducted a research trail with Google Glass to gauge the effectiveness, security and patient acceptance of a real-time, video skin consultation. Show More Summary
Stand aside, Google Glass and Oculus Rift--BMW's giving drivers virtual eyes
Google Glass may have crashed and burned, but at least it showed smart glasses can work, and sometimes even be useful. Now that Glass is out of the picture (for now), others are taking the idea of a connected headset and running with it. In the case of the Recon Jet, which has been in the works for over two years, it’s literally running with it. Show More Summary
Emails with tracking numbers and warehouse details have started hitting inboxes this week, signaling the end of an amazingly long wearable tech development cycle. It's been hailed as one of the best Google Glass competitors out there,...Show More Summary
Recon Jet is a pair of Google Glass-esque smart goggles made for athletes that put real-time data in front of your eyes.
Forget heads-up displays, MINI is hoping to bring technology to your car in the form of a pair of connected eyewear. Called MINI Augmented Vision, the smart glasses work sort of like Google Glass and project information in front of you relevant to your drive... Show More Summary
Forget Google Glass (if you haven’t already), because the MINI team of automotive innovators have recently unveiled a prototype they call “augmented reality eyewear.” The new MINI Augment... via JustLuxe.com
As some of you guys might have heard, Google announced a couple of months ago that they would be redesigning Google Glass from scratch, with Nest’s Tony Fadell leading the team. It is unclear as to how different the next-gen Google Glass...Show More Summary
Every well-known brand makes at least one earth-shattering misstep during its history. Apple had the Lisa, Lucasfilm has Jar Jar Binks, The New York Yankees have Alex Rodriguez, and PepsiCo has Crystal Pepsi. Google’s albatross, at least until delivery drones start crashing into people’s homes, is Google Glass. Show More Summary
Google Glass may be dead, but Mini is picking up the awkward, mildly creepy faceputer torch and running with it. It's called Mini Augmented Vision and they'll give you x-ray vision. Read more...
With its forays into driverless cars, health-related nanotechnology, and the odd-looking Glass wearables that seemingly won’t go away, there are concerns that Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) may be taking its penchant for innovation a bit too far. And in many instances — Google Glass jumps to the head of the list — those concerns are legitimate. […]
Digital eyewear such as Google Glass is far from cheap, but the devices might help the financially struggling U.S. Postal Service save millions of dollars each year if its employees wear them. That’s according to an analysis from the...Show More Summary