Several San Francisco high-rise projects are facing months of delays because of a shortage of glass curtain-wall systems needed in construction. Both 399 Fremont, which is set to have 447 apartments, and the 556-unit 299 Fremont are struggling with overseas...
Google’s first foray into wearables didn’t do as well as the company expected. Despite closing the Google Glass explorer program in January though, Eric Schmidt says the project isn’t dead yet. It’s just getting ready for users. Nest founder Tony … Read more ›
Astronauts hoping to sip drinks in style may soon have an open-top cocktail glass to look forward to. Called the Zero Gravity Cocktail Project, the idea is to create an open-top cocktail glass that can be used in space. The glass would...Show More Summary
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has not abandoned its Glass project, which is an eye-wearable device that connects through internet. The program has just been shifted to another division but it’s not cancelled. A Wall Street Journal article reported on the news and discussed about Google Inc’s sticking with its Glass project, as the company feels technology being used […]
Cider! Cider! Cider! The team behind Queens Kickshaw has shifted its focus to cider for its second project: a Lower East Side bar named Wassail, which will offer close to 100 varieties by draught, in bottles, and by the glass. Apparently,...Show More Summary
The first version of Glass may have been panned and canned, but that doesn't mean Google's given up on the project. Google Chairman Eric Schmidt says the Google Glass wearable face computer wasn't a failure, and that they're still working on a new version of it. Show More Summary
A. James Clark, the publicity-averse billionaire who owned one of the country’s largest general contracting conglomerates and whose construction projects — including Washington sports landmarks FedEx Field, Nationals Park and the Verizon...Show More Summary
Today we will show you a modern house in Sydney, Australia, a project by Darren Campbell. The house consists of two connected pavilions and the distribution of spaces is really well thought. Huge open spaces, abundance of glass, a beautiful pool and an inspiring outdoor. Show More Summary
Here's Astro Teller, chief of Google's Glass project, on its failure: "I'm amazed by how sensitively people responded to some of the privacy issues," Teller explains, expressing frustration about the backlash against Glass in public, given the prevalence of mobile video. Read the rest
AUSTIN, Texas — As everybody knows, Google made some mistakes with Google Glass. Now the man who led the project has come out and said exactly where he believes the company went wrong. "We made one really great decision, and one notShow More Summary
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