Despite the fact that Glass was all but a complete misfire for Google, the project isn’t going away any time soon. Earlier this month, Tony Fadell told The New York Times that “future products” in the Glass line won’t be subjected to the same public experimentation as the first-generation model. Show More Summary
In November last year, former Valve engineer Jeri Ellsworth and her team over at Technical Illusions finally shipped their first ever castAR headset -- a pair of projected augmented reality glasses that the crew have been working on for almost two ye...
With all the talk of the Titan project, it’s easy to forget that when it hits in 2020, it will hardly be the first Apple vehicle to take to the road. There have been predecessors, after all. For example? The … Read more ›
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – @BednarChuck Leave it to the US Defense Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to create something that makes smart glasses and augmented reality headsets seem passé: the team behind some of the military’s most cutting edge technology is creating implants that can...
PJ Harvey smashed the fourth wall earlier this year when she embarked on her art installation/live recording project Recording In Progress. The month-long process took place behind one-way glass at London’s Somerset House, and to commemorate the session Harvey is now selling replicas of the lyrics sheets she used to record her ninth LP. No, [...]
A glass shop or hardware store can make most cuts for you, but if you are doing an art project or replacing your own window panes, it pays to learn how to cut glass yourself. It's an easy process provided you have the correct tools and know the proper technique. Read more...
Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut Lost River is out in theaters this spring, and Johnny Jewel — the bleary-electro mastermind behind Chromatics, Glass Candy, Symmetry, and a few other projects — is responsible for the music. As the Drive soundtrack can attest, Jewel and Gosling are a great screen pairing, especially when Jewel is in full [...]
Sony's AR project will beat Microsoft's to market.
Sony today announced SmartEyeglass, the company's take on Google's recently shelved Glass project. The device interacts with the surroundings in similar ways, connecting with compatible smartphones to render text, symbols and images into the wearer's field of view. Show More Summary
It appears that the Fifty Shades phenomenon has broken a glass ceiling with the waving of a notoriety-infused flogging whip. The book-to-film adaptation's $81.6 million domestic box office weekend (projected to be $90.7 after the President's...Show More Summary
Astro Teller, the head of the Google X research group, talks about the company's efforts to commercialize projects like the self-driving car and why the Glass wearable device will still impact technology.
This #MakeBlindnessHistory project was created so that people who are legally blind can "see" using specialized glasses. These glasses are made by eSight. This mother was finally able to see, and the first thing she laid eyes on was her beautiful child.
Corning has revealed the next step in tough glass, Project Phire, combining the toughness of Gorilla Glass with the scratch-resistance of sapphire glass.
Corning tries to protect its fiefdom from a sapphire incursion.
Corning, best known in the electronics industry for its extremely tough Gorilla Glass used on the iPhone, is working on a new type of glass that will include sapphire-like scratch resistance, CNET reports. Dubbed Project Phire, the new...Show More Summary
On Friday, Corning announced that the company is working on ‘Project Phire’ as it prepares to ship a new glass composition which will be just as scratch resistant as sapphire while offering increased drop-protection. Apple’s plan toShow More Summary
Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is not done with its Glass Project that was halted last month as Computer Business Review reports that the project has been reset with a new version of the wearable already under development. The search giant has also restructured the entire Glass team as it looks to get it right this time […]
Corning Inc., makers of Gorilla Glass, has revealed that it is working on a new material that it claims will be as break-resistant as Gorilla Glass, while also being as scratch-resistant as sapphire. Dubbed “Project Phire” the project was announced … Continue reading ?
What me, worry? Not Corning. The Gorilla Glass maker has just unveiled a new type of glass which they say is just as hard (and therefore unscratchable) as sapphire. They’re calling it Project Phire. Go figure. Even though it’s only … Read more ›