Astro Teller, head of Google’s research lab Google X, appeared at the company’s developer conference on Friday to discuss two of the lab’s challenging projects: Glass and Google’s self-driving car.
On Thursday, Google spent three hours announcing a barrage of new products and features, one after the next. (You can read about them all here.) One phrase that didn’t come up much: Google Plus. The demise of Google’s social networkShow More Summary
The days of swiping a finger against a glass screen might soon seem as antiquated as dialing numbers on a rotary telephone. If Google has its way you won't need to touch a screen at all anymore. The company's lab for advanced projects...Show More Summary
Google announced a new version of its low-cost Cardboard virtual-reality headsets today at its I/O developers conference, and it’s giving some attendees a wicked case of déjà vu. Ashley Mayer, cloud-storage company Box’s director of communications, was in attendance at … Read more ›
Have you ever thought to yourself, "Gee, how could someone combine the worst elements of Google Glass and Teddy Ruxpin into one creepy, privacy-chilling, cuddly bundle of technological horror?" Dream no more! A patent application was recently published in which Google (naturally) applied for a patent on "[a]n anthropomorphic device,......
Google has always tried to be forward-thinking in terms of its projects (their wearable computer Google Glass being a good example), and its email application Gmail is no exception. About a year ago, Google introduced a very exclusive feature called Inbox, which works with the messages already in your Gmail inbox. Show More Summary
Internet kids reojice! Are you sick of browsing through endless emoji to find the right one? Now Google’s smartwatch operating system Android Wear will let you draw a clumsy version of the emoji you want, like a martini glass. Wear scans your drawing, and then shows matching emoji with the same shape. Show More Summary
The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset should be released sometime in the first quarter of 2016, and it looks like interested buyers should already start saving money. After a recent report said that Oculus Rift VR requires a powerful...Show More Summary
As Google Glass has demonstrated, wearable computers give law enforcement officials all sorts of new justifications for handing out tickets to potentially distracted drivers. CTV News reports that Quebec resident Jeffrey Macesin has been slapped with a $120 fine after police noticed him using his Apple Watch while driving. Show More Summary
When Larry Page took to the stage at Google's I/O developer conference in May, 2013, his company ruled the world. The stock was well on its way to $1,000, "moonshot" projects like Google Glass were just making their way to users and,...Show More Summary
Cool Glass One, a product from Chinese company Beijing Palo Alto Tech, looks similar to Google Glass. The wearable tech appeared at CES Asia. It has a touchpad on the side, allowing users to control the device by swiping through an interface displayed onscreen. Show More Summary
Google's annual dev conference has become much more than a place for developers to schmooze. Here's what to expect.
"As the first American woman in space, Sally did not just break the stratospheric glass ceiling, she blasted through it.”
Distracted driving can be a serious threat on the road. According to statistics, a distracted driver behind the vehicle can be real risky, thus enhancing chance of a motor vehicle crash manifold. A study says that in the United States, each day an approx. 9 people are killed and over 1,060 people are injured in […]
Bottom line: Wearables can redeem themselves by embracing a more service-oriented strategy that seeks to deliver manufacturing intelligence from the shop floor to the top floor. From Google Glass to proprietary wearables designed for manufacturing, this category of the devices has received an underwhelming response in the market. What’s missing is [...]
Glass is changing and so is the world of wearables.
It looks like Glass might be only a single component of Google's future wearable strategy. The folks at Business Insider discovered a few new job posts on Google's website which specifically mention "smart eyewear and other related products."
Google Glass may not be limited to eyeglasses anymore. The team working on Glass — the futuristic and oft-maligned head-mounted computer — is now focused on developing “smart eyewear and other related products,” according to several job postings on Google’s website. Show More Summary
Here’s how you knew the first-generation Google Glass had problems: Many of its early adopters were extremely vocal about brutally trashing it. This was particularly damning because the kind of people who were willing to shell out $1,500...Show More Summary
The world of wearables is hotting up like never before, with every manufacturer now bringing in a smart watch of some kind or the other. There’s another kind of wearable though that is a little under represented but has a … The post Google Glass: Everything you need to know about it! appeared first on - Snyxius.