When a teenage dancer was diagnosed with retinal dystrophy, a disease which left him almost completely blind, it seemed like he'd have to give up his passion. Until, that is, 13-year-old Ben Yonattan and his family discovered that he could use Google Glass to expand his vision. Show More Summary
Google is closing all its Basecamp stores, the physical retail shops where it sold Google Glass, according to 9to5Google. According to this post on Google+ from a Google Glass developer, the company no longer needs the stores because so many people are buying the smart glasses online. Show More Summary
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A 13-year-old blind ballet dancer says Google Glass has let him keep dancing.
Wearable technology took a hit this past week after many began proclaiming the apparent demise of Google Glass. Once the "hot new thing," Glass has had a tough time ever since Reuters reported many developers had stopped building software for the gadget. Show More Summary
Its the weekend! Pour yourself a mug of Jamaican Blue Mountain, settle into your favorite chair (where are my reading glasses?) and enjoy our reads: • Welcome to the Failure Age! (NY Times) • Google’s Larry Page: The most ambitious CEO in the universe (Fortune) • Martin Wolf asks Why Weren’t Alarm Bells Ringing? (NYRoB) • The Smartest...Read More
While some high profile Google projects (cough Glass) have been withering on the vine, Project Loon is a bright spot and even has a carrier partner. Mountain View says it can now autofill the internet-enabling, weather-tracking balloons in five...
Toshiba is all set to enter the smart glasses market. Owning a smart glass that lets you interact with your phone has
Google still says it's committed to putting Glass on consumers' faces, but developers are shifting their focus to making enterprise apps.
Iterations of Google Glass have been around the military for decades in helmet head-up displays. But even ultra-geeky Scientific American eighteen months ago said that the device “is creepy.” With Google co-founder Sergey Brin recently...Show More Summary
Google Glass has already proven itself useful when it comes to the medical industry. Some doctors, for example, have been using Glass in the operating room to assist with surgery. Now, Google's wearable display is being used to help a teenager losing his vision see the world around him. Show More Summary
The Smart Hat might save your noggin, but it'll destroy your sex life.
Many people see Google Glass or other wearables and immediately think "Great; here's another device to distract me from my surroundings." Designed with micro interactions in mind, however, these can actually…
Google Glass might be DOA if it launches commercially. Here are four reasons why.
While products like Google Glass tend to be the most publicized applications of augmented reality, uses of the technology extend far beyond niche consumer tech. To that end, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) has unveiled the Augmented...Show More Summary
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is not just an advertising company or a search engine by any means. Their Google X division works on a lot of ambitious futuristic technologies, which includes Google Glasses, Driverless cars and many more. One among these ambitious projects is Project Loon. This project is all set to go under the scanner […]
Just over two years ago, Google's Sergey Brin was on the catwalk at New York Fashion Week, taking a bow following fashion icon Diane von Furstenberg's Google Glass-studded show. Back then, Google Glass was riding a high wave of positive...Show More Summary
Just over 18 months ago Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said he found having to talk to Google Glass out loud “the weirdest thing” and admitted that there would be “places where Google Glass are inappropriate.” Well, hello! I think the average person could have told Google this long before they spent millions developing the thing, and as I wrote at the time, the product… Read More
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 connected … Read More