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Stanford Researchers Treat Autism With Google Glass

As Google retools its Glass experiment, researchers at Stanford are using the device to help autistic children recognize and classify emotions. In a small office buried inside an administrative buildi

From Kodak To Google, How Privacy Panics Distort Policy

When a new technology comes out, people are generally good at seeing through the hype that is associated with it. Many technological inventions, after all, are not immediately revolutionary -- despite

How Wearable Tech Could Spark A New Privacy Revolution

Fears over privacy are nothing new. As users began to see the sheer availability of information online, and the amount of personal data being seen and used by tech companies, they became rightly conce

Augmented And Virtual Reality To Hit $150 Billion, Disrupting Mobile By 2020

Virtual reality and augmented reality are exciting - Google Glass coming and going, Facebook’s $2 billion for Oculus, Google’s $542 million into Magic Leap, not to mention Microsoft’s HoloLens.

Google Glass Is Alive And Well And Living In The Enterprise

Rumors of Google Glass’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. Google Glass is not dead. It’s not hospitalized. It’s not gravely ill. It is not even convalescing. In fact, it’s

Listen Carefully

There are lessons to be drawn from how people are talking about the technology services they are interacting with. Not just in general terms -- whether they like or dislike a service and so on; but wh

Google Glass Is Being Trialled At European Airport

One of Europe's busiest airports, Amsterdam's Schiphol hub in the Netherlands, is trialling Google Glass for use by airport authority officers as a hands-free way to look up gate and airplane informat

Google CFO Calls Glass A Case Where The Company Needed To “Pause” And “Reset”

Google’s Chief Financial Officer Patrick Pichette wasn’t too optimistic about the future of Google Glass on today’s Google earnings call for Q4 2014. The executive took some time to

Today Is The Last Day To Buy Google Glass

Google is ending the Glass experiment. After today, Google will stop selling the novel device — at least in its current form. Google insists the product is still in development and it’s

Gillmor Gang: Dog Ears

The Gillmor Gang — Dan Farber, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Topics include the Nesting of Google Glass, Neil Young's Pono and mixing to the car radio, why Selma got sho

Google Glass Is Not Dead

Google ending its Glass Explorer program yesterday sparked a round of eulogies for the oft-ridiculed face computer. That's premature at best. In its current form, Glass is undoubtedly dead, but there'

Google Glass Explorer Program Shuts Down, Team Now Reports To Tony Fadell

The Google Glass project is entering a new phase today as the company is moving it out of its Google X skunkworks and turning it into a standalone project within the company, a Google spokesperson con

Fresh Funding For Augmedix Suggests Your Doctor Could Soon Be Wearing Google Glass

While Google Glass hasn’t had the impact that Google had likely hoped it would, a fresh funding round of $16 million raised by Augmedix today suggests it’s far from dead. Augmedix is a sta

Google X’s Astro Teller Says Wearables Still Need A Killer App

Back in November, I had a chance to visit Google’s Mountain View headquarters to chat with Astro Teller, the head of Google X’s so-called “moonshot” projects, about the past, present, and futu

Startup Brain Power Uses Google Glass To Develop Apps For Kids With Autism

Though many developers have begun to abandon Google Glass, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based startup called Brain Power believes that the hardware still has plenty of possibilities for children with

How Clear Is The Future Of Google Glass?

Some ideas are ahead of their time. There is no question that the wearables market is taking off with the proliferation of health monitors, pedometers and activity trackers like Fitbit, Jawbone, Ni

This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: CarPlay, Google Glass + Intel, And Star Wars

Friday is a beautiful thing, and this morning's podcast celebrates that. Pioneer released a new version of its <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2014/12/01/pioneer-appradio-4-with-apple-carplay

TC Droidcast Episode 29: Lollipop’s Adoption Lag, Google Glass’s Second Act

This week, Darrell Etherington, Greg Kumparak and Kyle Russell opine about Android 5.0’s low early adoption rate, and whether Google can ever solve that particular problem. Google Glass and its

Next Version Of Google Glass Said To Be Powered By Intel

Google hasn’t thrown in the towel on Google Glass if this Wall Street Journal report is to be believed. Reportedly, Google is hard at work at the next version of Glass and has ditched Texas Inst

Salesforce’s Service Cloud 1 Is A Wearable Technology Trojan Horse

Imagine a scenario in which an oil rig worker suddenly hears an alarm sound from somewhere on the rig. The adrenaline rush begins and the worker knows he has to move fast. The sound of the siren is no
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